Does VMwareTools for ESX 4.0 support RHEL6?

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When trying to install VMwareTools-4.0.0-261974 (for VMWare ESX 4.0U2) on RHEL6 there are errors that the modules are already installed or need to be compiled, requiring make, gcc, binutils, and kernel sources.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • VMware ESX 4.0U2
  • VMwareTools 4.0.0

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