Monday, November 05, 2012

Kernel Panic with VMWare Workstation 9

There is a nasty kernel panic error when running guests in VMWare Workstation 9 on Fedora 18. Here are a few links that help resolve it:

Other occurrences: here, and here.

Threads on VMWare Community: 2103048,  400616.

Patch, vmware 9, kernel 3.5: here

Another issue that appears occasionally is "can not open /dev/vmmon"
As per this suggestion, the solution is to run "sudo service vmware start"

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