hi. i tried to install slack 11 on vmware . at first i could not partition my virtual drive because fdisk did not see any the SCSI drive on my virtual machine. i then changed the HDD to IDE and succeded in partitioning my virtual drive . after installing slack (after reboot) there was only a black screen with the promter top left. what do you think i did wrong ? i'm a newbie to linux .
here are some details of what i might done wrong :
> after installing the packeges the installer asked me what kernel should i use? i tried the option install kernel from the setup but it did not work so i had to opt for the second one :select from disk
and since it used the sata.i kernel i selected that
> when i created the new machine i selected as cdrom a virtual drive from winxp in which i mounted an iso dvd file with slack11 . ( i did the same with other linux distribution like suse knoppix fedora 5 / 6 that i installed and it worked well. )
how about installing(partitioning) on a SCSI drive with fdisk? what command should i use : fdisk /dev/... (sdc did not work).
thanks for taking the time to read this and i hope you can help me. as a
it's difficult to solve problems not in tutorials.
windows xp as host and linux as guest . vmware vers 5.5.1 built-19175.