VMware Player 3.0 for Linux in Fedora 12 Installation Issue

After installing VMware Player 3.0 (3.0.1-227600.i386) for Linux in Fedora 12, I get an error when the program is executed, stating:

"Before you can run VMware, several modules must be compiled and loaded into the running kernel."

The error displays "Cancel" or "_Install", with both options having no effect.

The kernel is All of the GCC and GCC C++ packages are installed, as well as the header files that VMware required.

What is the fix for this? Is there a patch for this issue?

Thanks in advance.
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vmwarun - ArunCommented:
Page 14 of this pdf does not list Fedora 12 as a supported Host OS

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Did you install the kernel-headers and kernel-source into your distro. Due to these hassles with VMWare, I use VirtualBox. Works very well. But here is a link for the VMWare issue. Hope it helps.
getekeAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the input.

I did find my answer here: http://communities.vmware.com/thread/250719.  The answer was the very last post.

I now have another issue, which will be asked in another question.

Thanks again.
getekeAuthor Commented:
Found the answer on my own.
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