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Bug 89751 - vmware 4.0 creates files in /var/run/vmware/$USER/* which are not properly cleaned up at boot time
vmware 4.0 creates files in /var/run/vmware/$USER/* which are not properly cl...
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2003-04-27 13:24 EDT by Nicolas Bock
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:35 EDT (History)
1 user (show)

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Fixed In Version: 7.20-1
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2003-05-02 15:55:46 EDT
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patch that fixes the error message when cleaning up /var/run (278 bytes, patch)
2003-04-27 13:25 EDT, Nicolas Bock
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Description Nicolas Bock 2003-04-27 13:24:57 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.2.1) Gecko/20030225

Description of problem:
rc.sysinit tries to clean up /var/run at boot time. VMware 4.0 writes files into
a directory, /var/run/vmware/$USER/*, which is not properly cleaned up by
rc.sysinit. I attached a patch that fixes this issue.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Use VMware 4.0
2. Reboot

Additional info: attached patch...
Comment 1 Nicolas Bock 2003-04-27 13:25:48 EDT
Created attachment 91319 [details]
patch that fixes the error message when cleaning up /var/run
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2003-05-02 15:55:46 EDT
Added in CVS, will be in 7.20-1.

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