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VMWare Server 2 on Debian Reports "Host network detection is not running" how do i fix this?

Posted on 2009-07-01
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Hi Guys,
I installed VMware server on Debian today and the install went fine with the kernel etc. but for some reason Host Network Detection doesnt start???

Below is my Ssh Commands etc.
ns303915:~# /etc/init.d/vmware restart

Stopping VMware autostart virtual machines:

   Virtual machines                                                    done

Stopping VMware management services:

   VMware Virtual Infrastructure Web Access

   VMware Server Host Agent                                            done

Stopping VMware services:

   VMware Authentication Daemon                                        done

   VM communication interface socket family:                           done

   Virtual machine communication interface                             done

   Virtual machine monitor                                             done

   Bridged networking on /dev/vmnet0                                   done

   Host network detection                                              done

   DHCP server on /dev/vmnet1                                          done

   Host-only networking on /dev/vmnet1                                 done

   Virtual ethernet                                                    done

Starting VMware services:

   Virtual machine monitor                                             done

   Virtual machine communication interface                             done

   VM communication interface socket family:                           done

   Virtual ethernet                                                    done

   Bridged networking on /dev/vmnet0                                   done

   Host-only networking on /dev/vmnet1 (background)                    done

   DHCP server on /dev/vmnet1                                          done

   VMware Server Authentication Daemon (background)                    done

   Shared Memory Available                                             done

Starting VMware management services:

   VMware Server Host Agent (background)                               done

   VMware Virtual Infrastructure Web Access

Starting VMware autostart virtual machines:

   Virtual machines                                                    done

ns303915:~# /etc/init.d/vmware-core status

Bridged networking on /dev/vmnet0 is running

Host network detection is not running

Host-only networking on /dev/vmnet1 is running

DHCP server on /dev/vmnet1 is running

Module vmmon loaded

Module vmnet loaded

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On what version of Debian did you install ?
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Debian 4,  with the 2.6.28.1-xxxx-std-ipv4-32 Kernel :D
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This Problem, was nothing at all to worry about in the end i have successfully setup my VM routing etc.
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thanks for your hellp everyone
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