[gobolinux-users] vmware tools installation error

Jonas Neumann gobolinux at tschanness.de
Tue Jan 19 08:13:21 NZDT 2010


no problem, youre welcome ;)

schannall

On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 6:35 PM, Eric Alan Solo <sambarino1337 at gmail.com>wrote:

> i got it to work, the problem was that i had made a folder called
> vmtoolsd where it wanted to put a file with the same name, when i
> deleted the folder it installed, thanks :)
>
> 2010/1/18 Jonas Neumann <gobolinux at tschanness.de>:
> > "/usr/lib/vmware-tools/configurator/pam.d/vmtoolsd"
> > This file exists i belive? You could try creating a symlink
> > "/etc/pam.d/vmtoolsd" pointing to that file and chmod it 666 or sth like
> > that. See if Vmwaretools can modify files ;)
> >
> > sC
> >
> > On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 2:07 PM, Eric Alan Solo <sambarino1337 at gmail.com
> >
> > wrote:
> >>
> >> even when i create that directory it still gives the same error
> >>
> >> 2010/1/18 Jonas Neumann <gobolinux at tschanness.de>:
> >> > i guess you dont have a /etc/pam.d/ directory....
> >> >
> >> > schannall
> >> >
> >> > On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 1:19 PM, Eric Alan Solo
> >> > <sambarino1337 at gmail.com>
> >> > wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> ok when i try to run the config file i get another error.
> >> >> vmware-config-tools.pl
> >> >>
> >> >> Unable to create symlink "/etc/pam.d/vmtoolsd" pointing to file
> >> >> "/usr/lib/vmware-tools/configurator/pam.d/vmtoolsd"
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 2:07 PM, Eric Alan Solo
> >> >> <sambarino1337 at gmail.com>
> >> >> wrote:
> >> >> > i created the directories it's looking for and it continued with
> the
> >> >> > installation so nevermind this :P
> >> >> >
> >> >> > On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 12:56 PM, Eric Alan Solo
> >> >> > <sambarino1337 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> >> >> Hey,
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> So i decided to setup GoboLinux 014.01 in a virtual machine, I'm
> >> >> >> using
> >> >> >> the latest VMPlayer, and it installed fine. Next step is to
> install
> >> >> >> the vmware tools, but here I ran into a problem, I ran the
> >> >> >> installation and it asks a series of questions about the locations
> >> >> >> of
> >> >> >> directories... according to forums this is the answers to give
> >> >> >> In which directory do you want to install the binary files?
> >> >> >> [/usr/bin]
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> What is the directory that contains the init directories (rc0.d/
> to
> >> >> >> rc6.d/)?
> >> >> >> [/etc]
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> but when i put in /etc to the second question is says "The path
> /etc
> >> >> >> is a directory which does not contain a rc0.d directory."
> >> >> >> any ideas on what I should do? I have no clue, lol
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> Thanks,
> >> >> >> Eric
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >
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