I can’t take credit for creating this fix but I thought it may be helpful to get the info out there again.
I recently installed VMware Server 2.0.2 on a new Centos 5.4 Linux server (32bit but it may work on 64bit as well) the install appeared to go smoothly but when I tried to go to the MUI (management user interface) all I received was a blank page.
I found a post over at www.linuxquestions.org that seemed to remedy the issue.
What I had to do was from a command line on the Centos 5.4 Server run:
(Note the below script may wrap on the screen.)
mkdir /usr/lib/vmware/lib/libc.so.6cd /tmpmkdir tmpcd tmpwget http://mirror.centos.org/centos/5.3/os/i386/CentOS/glibc-2.5-34.i386.rpmrpm2cpio glibc-2.5-34.i386.rpm |cpio -ivdmv lib/libc-2.5.so /usr/lib/vmware/lib/libc.so.6/libc.so.6cdrm -rf /tmp/tmpservice vmware restart
After I ran this mini script I then restared the VMware services and I was able to see the MUI web page again.
Apparently there is a problem with a particular library on Red Hat and CentOS systems.
As usual this may not be the only solution but “It Fixed It for me”
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