open-vm-dkms 2011.12.20-562307-0ubuntu1: open-vm-tools kernel module failed to build [error: implicit declaration of function ‘d_alloc_root’]

Bug #1381824 reported by Jiss on 2014-10-16

This bug report was converted into a question: question #257539: open-vm-dkms 2011.12.20-562307-0ubuntu1: open-vm-tools kernel module failed to build [error: implicit declaration of function ‘d_alloc_root’].

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Bug Description

During startup this message will shown. Also I can't access shared folders after that(/mnt/hgfs not present). I reinstalled vmware tools. But effect is same.

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: open-vm-dkms 2011.12.20-562307-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.8.0-44.66~precise1-generic 3.8.13.25
Uname: Linux 3.8.0-44-generic i686
ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu17.7
Architecture: i386
DKMSKernelVersion: 3.8.0-44-generic
Date: Tue Oct 14 18:37:59 2014
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Release i386 (20130820.1)
MarkForUpload: True
PackageArchitecture: all
PackageVersion: 2011.12.20-562307-0ubuntu1
SourcePackage: open-vm-tools
Title: open-vm-dkms 2011.12.20-562307-0ubuntu1: open-vm-tools kernel module failed to build
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Jiss (jissj) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
summary: open-vm-dkms 2011.12.20-562307-0ubuntu1: open-vm-tools kernel module
- failed to build
+ failed to build [ error: implicit declaration of function
+ ‘d_alloc_root’]
summary: open-vm-dkms 2011.12.20-562307-0ubuntu1: open-vm-tools kernel module
- failed to build [ error: implicit declaration of function
- ‘d_alloc_root’]
+ failed to build [error: implicit declaration of function ‘d_alloc_root’]
Jiss (jissj) wrote :

Till now I cant able to fix this issue. Please help me...

Changed in open-vm-tools (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
status: Confirmed → Invalid
status: Invalid → Confirmed
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