I'm hoping good soul out there can help me with a graphics driver issue I'm having with a VM I created from a physical Ubnutu Gnome 17.04 64bit.

I'm running the VM in the latest Vmware player 12 but I'm having display scaling problems, and it looks as though the wrong graphics drivers are being used eg. this one - Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe (LLVM 4.0, 256 bits)

I did a fresh Ubuntu VM install to compare and it's reporting Gallium 0.4 on SVGA3D; build: RELEASE; LLVM; which all works fine and dandy.

Can someone please tell me how to install - Gallium 0.4 on SVGA3D; build: RELEASE; LLVM;

I've looked at this link below but I'm a bit unsure. I need some guidance with the procedure.


I get as far as -

cd $TOP/vmwgfx make sudo make install sudo cp 00-vmwgfx.rules /etc/udev/rules.d sudo depmod -ae

But it gives errors -

cc1: some warnings being treated as errors scripts/Makefile.build:290: recipe for target '/home/ubun/vmwgfx/drm_modes.o' failed make[2]: * [/home/ubun/vmwgfx/drm_modes.o] Error 1 Makefile:1488: recipe for target 'module/home/ubun/vmwgfx' failed make[1]: * [module/home/ubun/vmwgfx] Error 2 make[1]: Leaving directory '/usr/src/linux-headers-4.9.0-040900rc1-generic' Makefile:140: recipe for target 'modules' failed make: *** [modules] Error 2 ubun@ubun-desktop:~/vmwgfx$ sudo make install make -C /lib/modules/4.9.0-040900rc1-generic/build KCPPFLAGS="-DVMWGFX_STANDALONE -DTTM_STANDALONE" SUBDIRS=/bin/pwd DRMSRCDIR=/bin/pwd modules_install make[1]: Entering directory '/usr/src/linux-headers-4.9.0-040900rc1-generic' DEPMOD 4.9.0-040900rc1-generic make[1]: Leaving directory '/usr/src/linux-headers-4.9.0-040900rc1-generic' ubun@ubun-desktop:~/vmwgfx$ sudo cp 00-vmwgfx.rules /etc/udev/rules.d cp: cannot stat '00-vmwgfx.rules': No such file or directory ubun@ubun-desktop:~/vmwgfx$ sudo depmod -ae depmod: WARNING: -e needs -E or -F

Any help is much appreciated!


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