[NBLUG/talk] Debian under VMware

Lincoln Peters lincoln_peters at hotmail.com
Mon Sep 29 21:47:00 PDT 2003

I haven't used VMWare since version 3.0, but I recall that I sometimes had 
problems with virtual SCSI disks.  Have you tried using a virtual IDE disk 


>From: Cameron Tully-Smith <lpstudy at sonic.net>
>Reply-To: talk at nblug.org
>To: talk at nblug.org
>Subject: [NBLUG/talk] Debian under VMware
>Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2003 21:28:01 -0700
>Anyone run Debian under VMware 4.0?  I'm trying to run (gasp) Linux under 
>Windows (I know, but I don't have a dedicated fast enough machine (unless I 
>want to spend time loading an old one)).  Debian keeps saying I don't have 
>a hard disk despite my taking the defaults (4.0GB disk); I've also tried a 
>8.0GB virtual disk with the same results.
>The physical machine is running Win2000 with 2 IDE disks.  VMware is 
>emulating a SCSI disk and has the .iso for the bf24 installer CD that I 
>downloaded mounted as the CD.
>Any help appreciated.
>lpstudy at sonic.net
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>talk at nblug.org

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