Latest LQ Deal: Latest LQ Deals
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.


  Search this Thread
Old 06-05-2006, 06:42 PM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Jun 2006
Location: USA, Maryland
Distribution: Debian, NetBSD, FreeBSD, IRIX
Posts: 4

Rep: Reputation: 0
Problems Configuring new VMware ESX Server

Hi all...

:: Background ::
I have recently installed VMware ESX onto a spare system of mine. Granted it's not the best of machines to do it on, it's for testing purposes only.

When I log into the system from a web interface I am prompted with the configuration wizard, and everything seems to be hunky-dory

:: The Problem ::
Everything configures correctly up to the point when I go to save the startup profile (about the 3rd or 4th screen). I am prompted with a Warning message that reads "One or more warnings were generated: Failed to execute LILO."

Then it decides that it wants to reboot the system and I get to start the process all over again.

Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance

Old 12-29-2006, 05:58 AM   #2
LQ Newbie
Registered: Mar 2006
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
I had the same problem... It took awhile to figure out that ESX has a SCSI requirement and I was trying to install it on a computer with IDE hard disks. One of the posts I found when looking for a solution said that some people have gotten ESX to work with SATA drives but did not go into details.

I hope IDE/SATA is supported some day or someone writes a workaround...


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Problems installing VMWare server in Mepis depam Linux - Software 2 03-22-2006 05:56 AM
problems configuring email server in RHEL 4 deeptranz Linux - Enterprise 4 01-08-2006 07:50 PM
Vmware ESX 2.5 + USB\IEEE1394 Support vmproxy Linux - Hardware 7 02-01-2005 05:01 PM
problems configuring ftp server Goo Linux - Software 3 09-19-2004 07:03 PM
want to exchange my vmware esx 3.1 against a vmware gsx 3.1 neton Linux - Software 1 08-06-2004 08:23 AM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:03 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration