Installing VMWare Tools in SLES CLI

In the VMWare Infrastructure Client select VM -> Install/Upgrade VMware Tools

In the CLI type the following

mkdir /media/cdrom
mount /dev/cdrom /media/cdrom
rpm -Uhv /media/cdrom/VMwareTools-3.5.0-{version}.i386.rpm
SuSEconfig ( If you’re getting gcc error’s check this post )
/etc/init.d/network stop
rmmod pcnet32
rmmod vmxnet
depmod -ae
modprobe vmxnet
/etc/init.d/network start


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