[sle-beta] Issues with get_user_pages and VMware
Waite, Dick (External)
Dick.Waite at softwareag.com
Wed Aug 9 02:59:07 MDT 2017
Just a heads up...
SUSE has made a changes to the kernel api "get_user_pages". This is in LEAP 42.3, uname -r 4.4.76-1 and it causes VMware WS not to build.
I have SLES12 SP-3 GA at uname -r 4.4.74-92.32 and this runs VMware Okay ???
This came from a SLES12 SP-2 GA machine which did have zypper patch applied weekly. It was "updated" using the SLES12 SP-3 GA .iso file.
I also have a number of SLES12 SP-3 GA machines running uname -r 18.104.22.168 and again a zypper patch says no updates available. I have not tried to run VMware WS on these.
There are a numbers of blogs on this subject. If you do use VMware WS be very careful where you run it.
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