[CentOS] Centos 5.2 on Vmware Server: Disk space not preallocated -> no disk found by installer

John jses27 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 6 14:24:52 UTC 2008


> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org 
> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Les Mikesell
> Sent: Friday, December 05, 2008 9:45 AM
> To: CentOS mailing list
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Centos 5.2 on Vmware Server: Disk space 
> not preallocated -> no disk found by installer
> 
> Sven wrote:
> > Hi folks
> > 
> > I am trying to install CentOS 5.2 in Vmware Server 
> environment. In my
> > VM disk space is not preallocated for the virtual disk 
> (dynamically).
> > The installer doesn't find the disk. When preallocating 6 
> GB there is
> > no problem.
> > 
> > See screenshot[0]
> > 
> > Any ideas?
> > 
> 
> I can't see anything to indicate why it doesn't show the 
> disk, but I've 
> used dynamic disks for installation before.

You need to choose the "2.6" Kernel When choosing the type of install for a
Red Hat type Install then it will find your disk...Anything other than that
it will not find a disk or ask for drivers.

JohnStanley



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