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Bug 78758 - VMware crashes when suspending virtual machine
Summary: VMware crashes when suspending virtual machine
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel
Version: 7.3
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-11-29 07:21 UTC by Pietro Dania
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:48 UTC (History)
0 users

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2003-02-04 02:46:14 UTC

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Description Pietro Dania 2002-11-29 07:21:27 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Konqueror/3.0.0-10; Linux 2.4.18-10; X11; i686; en_US)

Description of problem:
VMware-Workstation 3.2 build 2230 crashes with 'AIO: Not Implemented' when suspending or abrubtely powering off the virtual machine on kernels 2.4.18-17.7.x and 2.4.18-18.7.x BUT NOT with kernel 2.4.18-10

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot with either 2.4.18-17.7.x or 2.4.18-18.7.x kernel
2. Run VMware Workstation 3.2 build 2230
3. Boot a Virtual Machine
4. Click on 'suspend'

Actual Results:  VMware crashes

Expected Results:  VMware successfully suspends teh virtual machine

Additional info:

Comment 1 Pietro Dania 2002-11-29 07:37:29 UTC
Full text of the VMware error dialog: 
VMware Workstation Unrecoverable error: (VMX) 
Please request support and include the contents of the log file: 'linux.log'. 

Comment 2 Pietro Dania 2003-01-10 12:03:57 UTC
The problem still exists in the latest 2.4.18-19.7.x kernel. 
Where could i get the kernel-2.4.18-10.src.rpm package ? 
Maybe i can fix it for you :-) 

Comment 3 Arjan van de Ven 2003-01-10 12:33:28 UTC
it's a bug in vmware; they need to fix their program.

Comment 4 Petr Vandrovec 2003-01-29 09:09:26 UTC
See for
solution on this and couple of other VMware related problems (except
ones caused by glibc 2.3.1-nptl.

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