I've been trying to reinstall vmplayer on my upgraded Hardy Heron install (kernel = 2.6.24-21), and I get a related message:
Choosing to override the suggested [no] appears to work on the face of it, but actually doesn't do much. Every time I try to run vmplayer, I get the message:
Your kernel was built with "gcc" version "4.2.3", while you are
trying to use "/usr/bin/gcc" version "4.2.4". This configuration
is not recommended and VMware Player may crash if you'll continue.
Please try to use exactly same compiler as one used for building
your kernel. Do you want to go with compiler "/usr/bin/gcc"
version "4.2.4" anyway? [no]
And if I do that it leads me back to the first message. How do people resolve this sort of thing?
vmware is installed, but it has not been (correctly) configured
for this system. To (re-)configure it, invoke the following command: