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Old 08-09-2007, 10:41 PM   #1
Registered: Nov 2005
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Distribution: slackware 12.0, Vector Linux STD 6.0 and 5.8, ZenWalk 4.6.1, OpenBSD 3.9
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Error in Installing GUEST OS in VMware

hi group. . . i have this problem. . every time i POWER ON the newly created VM, (with the CD already inserted, of the distro i want to install) this message appears :

Unable to Change Virtual machine power state. The process exited with an error. End of error message.

settings : /dev/cdrom as my CDROm drive..
permissions is owned by "me" including the default install directory including the vmware scripts FOUND in /usr/bin

OK i just RE INSTALLED the whole thing. .. now its ok. . . BUT im just wondering. .. after i loaded the distro. .. after the boot process. . .it just came up with the :


options. .. i mean i did not have the time to partition first my virtual disk size which is 200G. BTW i have not installed it yet.. the distro is VL 5.8 SOHO

Last edited by ic_torres; 08-09-2007 at 11:32 PM.
Old 08-10-2007, 11:42 AM   #2
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You need to load vmmon module.

Ooops sorry, did not see you "solved" it.

Last edited by lord-fu; 08-10-2007 at 11:44 AM.


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