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Old 03-17-2010, 02:26 PM   #1
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Could not connect Ethernet0 to virtual network /dev/vmnet8

I installed VMware player and installed windows xp on it, but i can't connect it to the internet.
I tried NAT mode and when i click connect, it shows me the error "Could not connect Ethernet0 to virtual network /dev/vmnet8" . If i select bridge mode instead, it connects successfully but i am not able to get an internet connection then and can't ping any ip except .

Is there anything i should do in order to get it working ?
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Are the correct services for vmware running in the host?
Old 03-17-2010, 03:57 PM   #3
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I guess so, on the starting of the OS all vmware checks ended up with [OK] .
Old 05-26-2010, 08:40 AM   #4
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try this

as root:

# modprobe vmnet
# VMware-networks --start

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