Bug 806772 - Could not open /dev/vmmon [NEEDINFO]
Could not open /dev/vmmon
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: vmware (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Todd Barr
Todd Barr
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Reported: 2012-03-26 04:09 EDT by huiqi
Modified: 2014-06-02 09:21 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2014-06-02 09:21:22 EDT
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pm-rhel: needinfo? (huiq)

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Description huiqi 2012-03-26 04:09:14 EDT
Description of problem:

Could not open /dev/vmmon:No such file or directory.Please make sure that the kernel module 'vmmon' is loaded.
Failed to initialize monitor device.
Unable to change virtual machine power state: Cannot find a valid peer process to connect to

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Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2014-03-07 08:46:58 EST
This bug/component is not included in scope for RHEL-5.11.0 which is the last RHEL5 minor release. This Bugzilla will soon be CLOSED as WONTFIX (at the end of RHEL5.11 development phase (Apr 22, 2014)). Please contact your account manager or support representative in case you need to escalate this bug.
Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2014-06-02 09:21:22 EDT
Thank you for submitting this request for inclusion in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. We've carefully evaluated the request, but are unable to include it in RHEL5 stream. If the issue is critical for your business, please provide additional business justification through the appropriate support channels (https://access.redhat.com/site/support).

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