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Month: January 2011

Re: [trinity-users] Kernel source doesn't match kernel?

From: Greg Madden <gomadtroll@...>
Date: Sun, 02 Jan 2011 12:31:17 -0900

On Sunday 02 January 2011 11:44:10 am Luciano ES wrote:
> I am trying Ubuntu Maverick with Trinity 3.5.12, the live image I got from
> the site. I am testing how well it works
> before I do a potential upgrade. One of my tests includes installing
> VMWare. I couldn't make it work, VMWare complains that the source in
> /usr/src/linux-headers-2.6.whatever/include doesn't match the
> installed/running kernel, so it can't build the required modules. I got the
> source from the Adept Manager application (plus the build-essential
> package). Do you folks know anything about that? How can I get a kernel
> source that will match the running kernel?

You can check this yourself with:
1.At the cli,  'uname -a' will tell you the version of the kernel you are running.
2. Compare that to the kernel-headers version Vmware is finding.  

It is possible you got the wrong headers ?