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

Asked by Jiss on 2014-10-16

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)

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2014-11-14
Jiss (jissj) said : #1

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

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