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Old 06-27-2005, 12:48 AM   #16
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why I cant use my USB devices such as my creative extigy and USB flashdisk?
I'm using Vmware 5 and suse 9.3......Windows XP installation goes fine
 
Old 06-27-2005, 06:03 AM   #17
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I had a similar problem to this and it was resolved by making sure the modules for USB were loaded properly and also ensuring USB was enabled for the VM machine.

I'm haven't got the module names to hand but "lsmod | grep usb" should show what you have loaded.

Only thing I don't have working yet is the dial buttons on my phone but I believe this not support by VMWare yet anyway.

Edit - just accessed my machine.
Code:
elinmai:~ # lsmod | grep usb
usb_storage        63936  0 
usbserial              28008  0
usbcore             108760  5 usb_storage,ohci_hcd,ehci_hcd,usbserial
scsi_mod            125384  5 usb_storage,sg,st,sr_mod,sd_mod
ide_core            120020  4 usb_storage,ide_cd,ide_disk,sis5513
So try "lsmod" as above and then "modprobe missing_module(s)", then lsmod again to check.

Once the modules are loaded you should be up and running.

Also try "lsusb" and "usbview" which should show devices once the modules are in place.

Last edited by prj; 06-27-2005 at 06:33 AM.
 
Old 07-11-2005, 12:15 PM   #18
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Hi there,

I've installed VMware 5 on Suse 9.3 x86_64 (AMD). As guest I used a XP Pro. The guest os is extreme slow, looks like the problem has something to do with keyboard and/or mouse. Anyone else used the x64_64 version of Suse ? Maybe vmware soon provide us with better drivers, Suse 9.3 has been release in April - normaly it took about 3 month for vmware to release new drivers ...

Before Suse, I tested x86_64 version of Mandriva "Limited Edition 2005" on the same machine. VMware has no problems - but it is on the "well suported list of host os" at vmware.

Best regards
Heiko
 
Old 07-12-2005, 12:27 AM   #19
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you da MAN!
This worked perfectly, thanks.

Care to explain how/what your method did? I know those 'makes' are part of normal kernel compilation, but why would VMware break because of my src tree?



i read once that this issue is suse specific.......the was suse was built......i had to do the same thing to get vmware up and working under suse9.3..............however, now i am using debian and did not get any error when installed vmware..........
 
Old 07-12-2005, 10:04 PM   #20
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Hi there,

I've installed VMware 5 on Suse 9.3 x86_64 (AMD). As guest I used a XP Pro. The guest os is extreme slow, looks like the problem has something to do with keyboard and/or mouse. Anyone else used the x64_64 version of Suse ? Maybe vmware soon provide us with better drivers, Suse 9.3 has been release in April - normaly it took about 3 month for vmware to release new drivers ...

Before Suse, I tested x86_64 version of Mandriva "Limited Edition 2005" on the same machine. VMware has no problems - but it is on the "well suported list of host os" at vmware.

Best regards
Heiko
Have you installed the VMware tools (after you installed XP as guest?) You need the tools or the guest OS will be ass slow.

On a 2nd note, welcome to SUSE, I was a Mandrake user myself for a very long time, still waiting for my 3yr silver membership to expire.
 
Old 07-13-2005, 04:36 AM   #21
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Have you installed the VMware tools (after you installed XP as guest?) You need the tools or the guest OS will be ass slow.
Yep, I backup'ed the mandriva pc, used the Suse 9.3 live DVD to boot, newfs'ed everything but my /home, and installed from scratch. Then I used VMware to open the XP Guest - files which I created under mandriva.

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On a 2nd note, welcome to SUSE, I was a Mandrake user myself for a very long time, still waiting for my 3yr silver membership to expire.
OOops, because I depend on some programs of the XP guest I revert back to mandriva last night - the VMware guest runs (again) without any problem there. Well now I could use my 1yr silver club membership ... again. Maybe I install Suse on a second disk and give it a try if VMware add support for 9.3.

Thanks
Heiko
 
Old 08-12-2005, 02:42 PM   #22
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now my problem is that i can't gte suse to load as the guest OS, i am ruuning a machine on XP pro and suse 9.3. Everytime that i try to load Suse w/ VMware on XP it asks for a boot disk. ?!?
 
Old 08-26-2005, 11:12 PM   #23
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Problmes with vmware tools and Suse 9.3

I have a similar problem. I have win2k as the host operating system and suse prof 9.3 as a guest (virtual). I have installed the last version of vmware in win2k. In suse i have installed the vmware tools. When i pressed install vmware tools it appeared a ISO and with YaST i have installed. The problem is tha i can't use this vmware tools because i don't now where it is or what i have to do to use it. I tried writing: vmware-toolbox & but i appeared a error. I need help to use the vmware tools with this 2 OS.

I installed the vmware tools because i really need to drag and drop things for one OS to other, shared folders, etc..

thaks

crapodino
 
  


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