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Old 04-21-2006, 07:57 AM   #1
graeder
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VMWare FC5 install problem detecting HD


This is a weird situation. I successfully installed FC5 on VMWare, but then removed it because I didn't allocate enough disk space, but when I attempt to reinstall, I get a message that says something like "Harddrive cannot be detected, you must choose the driver manually." Then it attempts to choose a driver automatically, and proceeds, but I eventually end up getting another error message indicating it can't find a device to write the filesystem to.

I don't get it. The install worked fine yesterday. Any insight?
 
Old 04-22-2006, 03:11 AM   #2
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it'd guess that the hard disk you created is invalid, or possibly just not connected.
 
Old 06-02-2006, 04:55 PM   #3
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I had the same problem. Using the "Buslogic" driver worked for me!
During install, FC5 should inform you that it doesn't see a hard drive, and ask you if you want to "Add a device" take that option and add the buslogic driver.

I can't take credit, I read it on another forum somewhere.

-Bob
 
  


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