[CentOS] CentOS 4.2 and VMWare

Jeff Coleman jcoleman at rstrat.com
Fri Oct 21 13:03:53 UTC 2005


> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org 
> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Derek Lee-Wo
> Sent: Friday, October 21, 2005 4:59 AM
> To: centos at centos.org
> Subject: [CentOS] CentOS 4.2 and VMWare
> Has anyone successfully installed CentOS 4.2 within VMWare 5 
> and have it run successfully.  I tried doing this last night, 
> but after the install, it cannot boot.  It hangs at the GRUB message.
> I have used CentOS 4.1 many times within VMWare without problems.
> I did a search and found some where people have had this 
> problem, but not within VMWare.  The problems seem to have 
> been related to SCSI devices.  I know VMWare allows you to 
> choose between two types of SCSI interfaces, but I chose the 
> default presented (for RedHat Enterprise 4).  Maybe I need to 
> use a different VM configuration?
> Derek

I have 4.2 running in VM5 with no problems.  SCSI drive emulation with the
Buslogic driver.


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