VMware Tools does not start after updating the kernel with boot log messages:
Checking acpi hot plug [ OK ] Starting VMware Tools services in the virtual machine: Switching to guest configuration: [ OK ] VM communication interface: [FAILED] VM communication interface socket family: [FAILED] Guest operating system daemon: [ OK ]
Vmware tools not running after kernel patches are installed
VMTool not working
After latest OS patchset installed VM coming up without NIC interfaces
After upgrading the kernel some of my devices no longer work
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 Virtual Machine
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- VMware ESX Hypervisor
- VMWare provided vmware-tools package including guest modules for use within resident guests.
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