Fedora updated the kernel to 126.96.36.199-45 over the weekend. I ran into many of the issues that I had before with getting VMware-server-1.0.7 working with the new kernel.
I was able to compile it using the same vmware-any-any-117-itpsycho patches, but it crashed the system whenever I tried to start a VM.
Toward the end of September, VMware released their VMware 2.0 product. I had tried a pre-release version, but it was not working well at that time. I decided to give the production version a try before reverting back to an older kernel.
A lively discussion in the NANOG mailing list just recently ended with the disconnection of Intercage/Atrivo hosting company. This hosting company has been known to host customers with varying ethical standards.
Whenever there is a new kernel that comes out for Fedora, it is a treat to try and get VMware-server working again. For some reason the vmware modules need to be patched before they will compile.
For this last batch, I found that I had to upgrade to VMware-server-1.0.7 and apply the vmware-any-any-update117-itpsycho patch. Typically a vmware-any-any patch has solved these types of problems in the past, however, this one was tough to find. Here are the two articles that I finally found that put me on the correct path.