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  1. #1
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    Question Virtual Ethernet Failed VMWare Workstation

    Hi all,

    When i started up my Ubuntu box this morning i get the following:

    kev@ubuntu:~$ sudo /etc/init.d/vmware start
    Starting VMware services:
    VMware USB Arbitrator done
    Virtual machine monitor failed
    Virtual machine communication interface done
    VM communication interface socket family done
    Blocking file system done
    Virtual ethernet failed

    I am runniing Ubuntu 10.04 and 7.1.2 build-301548.

    I a hve tried a reboot and restarting the services to no avil.

    Thanks

    Kev

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    Re: Virtual Ethernet Failed VMWare Workstation

    Solved this by opening the virtual network editor and clicking save.

    Service starts now,

    Very odd.

    Cheers

    Kev

  3. #3
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    Re: Virtual Ethernet Failed VMWare Workstation

    Quote Originally Posted by kevinhobson2000 View Post
    Solved this by opening the virtual network editor and clicking save.

    Service starts now,

    Very odd.

    Cheers

    Kev
    When open it has a
    Network configuration is missing. Ensure that /etc/vmware/networking exists.
    How to fix it?

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    Re: Virtual Ethernet Failed VMWare Workstation


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