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How to install vmware workstation 7.1.6-744570.i386 on Ubuntu Server 12.04 lts.

i installed it but error is coming .

Vmware kernel module updater Unable to build kernel module.

See log file /tmp/vmware-root/setup-8887.log for details.

make[2]: * [/tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmmon-only/linux/driver.o] Error 1 make[1]: * [module/tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmmon-only] Error 2 make[1]: Leaving directory /usr/src/linux-headers-3.2.0-27-generic-pae' make: *** [vmmon.ko] Error 2 make: Leaving directory/tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmmon-only'

please provide the solution for this

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This is a VMware problem.

Some kernel internals relating to the spin lock changed from 2.6 to 3.0 and VMware didn't' back port the changes to 7.1.6.

I dont believe there is a workaround at the moment.

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