CentOS 6 Patch for Installing the VMWare Tools

May 3, 2012 | By Duchateaux.

This Patch for the Distribuition serve to Prepare the VMware Tools Installation CentOS 6.

Relax and Take the Time of Reading and Executing these Simple Commands on Terminal Console ;)

  1. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

  2. Execute this Series of Commands

    cd /tmp/vmware-tools-distrib/lib/modules/source
    tar xf vmxnet.tar
    cp vmxnet-only/vmxnet.c vmxnet-only/vmxnet.c.orig
    wget http://www.thoughtpolice.co.uk/vmware/howto/patch2-vmxnet.c.patch
    sudo yum install patch
    patch -u vmxnet-only/vmxnet.c < patch2-vmxnet.c.patch

    Answer "y" to the Question :9

    tar cf vmxnet.tar vmxnet-only/

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