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Old 12-08-2007, 08:20 AM   #1
kpachopoulos
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linux guest on vmware windows host question


Hi,
i have a Windows 2003 x86 Server for host system and have installed VMWare workstation on it. I have creared a new guest and have chosen to use 2-GB chunked VMWare images -for a total of 90GB- for storage. In the "devices" section of my VMWare Console a "SCSI 0:0" hard disk is now reported. I then attempted to install Debian 4 x86. When i reached the disk setup point, i saw a 96.x GB free space, which is actually the size of the whole partition which includes the images...
Why is that? I should get 90GB, isn't it?

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Old 12-16-2007, 06:32 PM   #2
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Sorry. Can't tell. I have VMware Server installed. Do you need so much space for your linux guest? When i tried to install a new guest i allocated a fixed size of disk space. Much smaller than yours.
 
  


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