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Old 08-30-2003, 06:50 PM   #1
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Odd VMware issue. (disk space recognition)

I installed vmware4 today on my linux box and when I attempt to install w2k server in vmware it all appears to work ok but the install program claims I only have about 4 gig of space when I actually have about 40 gig. Anyone seen this before?

Old 08-31-2003, 06:45 AM   #2
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check your phoenix bios settings and your virtual machine settings. disk sizes are reported there.

and also, the real, physical disk size should not be seen as a whole by the win2k installer. it should only see the size allocated to your virtual machine setup.


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