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Old 02-07-2010, 07:24 AM   #1
kevmcool
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RHEL5 Virtual Machine Will Not Go To Boot Prompt?


VMware Fusion
RHEL5 Server

After messing about with a vm I need to go into rescue mode and fix the problem
I have tried all settings in the CD/DVD window and cannot get a boot prompt
Just goes straight to grub

I only used the rescue mode on a 'real' host before and had no problem
I'm wondering is there something about a vm I dont know about
In this situation

Thanks
kev
 
Old 02-07-2010, 08:56 AM   #2
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Hmm. I'm not sure that VMWare Fusion will allow you to boot into a CD or something like that. However, you can access the BIOS settings using this idea: http://raamdev.com/accessing-the-vmware-fusion-bios and then you can look at boot settings... Hope that helps!
 
  


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