[CentOS] Re: CentOS 5 Issues Booting Under VMWare
ssilva at sgvwater.com
Tue Jun 5 15:26:29 UTC 2007
hkclark at gmail.com spake the following on
6/5/2007 5:19 AM:
> VMWare has been a great tool for me to experiment with CentOS 3 and
> CentOS 4. However, I'm running into issues with CentOS 5. First, it
> is *extremely* slow to boot (as in it takes over an hour to boot
> CentOS 5 on a machine that boots CentOS 3 & 4 in less than one
> minute). Then, after an hour of slowly watching the messages go by on
> the console and the CPU of the host machine pegged at 100%, I get this
> VMware Workstation unrecoverable error: (vcpu-0)
> NOT_REACHED F(562):1742
> A log file is available in ...
> I have done a "minimal install" of CentOS 5 (all checkboxes in the
> category/task selection screen are unchecked -- so to X-Windows
> involved) and the virtual machine has 750MB of RAM. I'm using VMWare
> Workstation 4.5 and the host OS is Windows XP Pro. I have not been
> able to install the VMWare tool since I can't get it to finish
> Has anyone else run into this? I have seen some discussion on the
> list about VMWare and CentOS 5, but nothing that seemed to match what
> I'm running into.
I'm doing an install right now. I'll let you know my results.
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