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Old 01-21-2005, 02:35 PM   #1
crxmen
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Question [question] trouble installing debian on vmware 4.05


I'm trying to install Debian "woody" on Vmware 4.05. The problem starts right of the bat. I insert the CD and vmware recognizes it but when I get to the point of partitioning the hard drive it says that there is no hard drive found. It does this even when i try to copy one of my existing VMs (say my Xandros 2 VM). Why oh Why? I am a debianholic and I need help with my fix
 
Old 01-23-2005, 11:32 AM   #2
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Re: [question] trouble installing debian on vmware 4.05

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I'm trying to install Debian "woody" on Vmware 4.05. The problem starts right of the bat. I insert the CD and vmware recognizes it but when I get to the point of partitioning the hard drive it says that there is no hard drive found. It does this even when i try to copy one of my existing VMs (say my Xandros 2 VM). Why oh Why? I am a debianholic and I need help with my fix
I don't know why it doesn't install properly by default, but to get around the problem, type bf24 at the boot: prompt. This will install the Linux 2.4 kernel rather than the 2.6 kernel, but at least it works.
 
Old 01-24-2005, 07:42 AM   #3
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yay!!!!! Thanks, your da' man!!!!


Now I have another question....I can't get GDM to come up. Am I using the wrong display driver (I selected vmware as opposed to say vesa)?

Thanks

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