[CentOS] Issue installing Centos server on Vmware Fusion/Server

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Wed Oct 31 12:31:28 UTC 2012


On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 2:20 AM, Madhurranjan Mohaan
<mohanma at thoughtworks.com> wrote:
>
> Hakan - you're right . Choosing the "other" vm along with "Linux 2.6.x
> kernel " allows me to install the server bit. This is with Vmware fusion.
> With Vmware Workstation, that option doesn't quite appear.  With the above
> "other" and "linux 2.6 kernel" option, it provides it with 384MB of Ram and
> 8GB hard disk.  In this case you can't change the Ram which is weird again .
>
> Surprisingly, every time you choose a different option,  you'll get
> different settings of Ram and Hard disk .  If you choose "Centos" and 64bit
> it allocates it 1gb ram and 20gb hard disk by default . You can change the
> hard disk value though.
>
> Booting with 384MB ram , the gui installer complains saying it doesn't have
> enough memory to run but the command line Centos setup comes up correctly
> but there is no network interface! Seems to be a crazy exercise . I guess I
> need to play with a few more options here.

Can't you adjust all the options including RAM after creating the VM
if it isn't running?

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   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com


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