eth0 vmware-tools pre-start proces terminated with status 1

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I'm having this problem on Target and Source machine. Im using vmware fusion on Mac

Both machines have this issue on boot where both freezes with following error message: Bringing up interface eth0
Determining IP information for eth0...init: vmware-tools pre-start proces (784) terminated with status 1
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I have hit the same problem, Tried Karstens solution ( and many reboots ). What worked for me was to boot the guest os into emergency mode, remove vmware tools ( vmware-uninstall-tools.pl ), then reboot and reinstall vmwaretools. That appears to have done the trick.