[CentOS] VMWare Server doesn't like new CentOS installation?

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Thu Sep 4 01:48:33 UTC 2008


Rainer Duffner wrote:
>
> Am 04.09.2008 um 03:22 schrieb MHR:
>
>> I just got a nice, shiny new machine at work, a Core 2 Duo, on which I
>> just finished installing CentOS 5.2 with a fair number of packages,
>> SeaMonkey 1.1.10, Adobe Reader 8.0, Adobe Flash 9.0, mplayer,
>> mplayerplug-in (both from rpmforge), and I think that was it.  Then I
>> went and got the latest VMWare Server, 1.0.7, from VMWare, pulled down
>> their rpm, installed it, and ran vmware-config.pl, which is what I
>> have to do (at home) after every new kernel install, too.
>
>
> It's not officially supported.
> I think 4.4 is the last supported version.
> Install Server 2.0 or try the new ESXi directly...

I've been hearing good things about VirtualBox, which is both free and 
open source now that Sun owns it.   no personal experience yet.






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