The new version of my preferred virtual machine environment is out, I’m using it, but the problem with audio device/ALSA is still present.

The new web interface (new??? I remember the “same” interface with the old GSX…) adds some cool features, but the way to fix the ALSA problem is the same of the previous version…

[source: js] sudo -i
aptitude install alsa-oss
cd /usr/lib/vmware/bin
mv vmware-vmx vmware-vmx.real
echo ‘#!/bin/bash’ > vmware-vmx
echo ‘LD_PRELOAD=libaoss.so exec /usr/lib/vmware/bin/vmware-vmx.real “$@”‘ >> vmware-vmx
chmod +x vmware-vmx
chmod +s /usr/lib/libaoss.so.0*
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2 Comments

c.m. · June 27, 2009 at 10:11

Utilissimo post!

Due dritte e “voila”, ecco risolto il mio problema.

Antonio Fernandes · September 4, 2009 at 13:24

Hi Paolo

I have read your post and did exactly as you say and it didn’t work!

I am usinh Mandriva 2008 kernel 2.6.22.9-desktop-1mdv. The VM its workinf fine but doesn’t recognize the soud device.

Any other clue pleaase.

tanks
Antonio

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