[CentOS] Samba config for Windows on VMWare

Mark Hull-Richter mhullrich at gmail.com
Mon Mar 26 18:19:04 UTC 2007

----- Original Message -----
> Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2007 20:53:32 -0700
> From: "Bart Schaefer" <barton.schaefer at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Samba config for Windows on VMWare
> To: "CentOS mailing list" <centos at centos.org>
> NAT is in fact exactly what you want here, I think.  VMware will
> assign an IP from one of the unrouted ranges that are reserved for
> LANs for cummunication between the host and guest, but any connections
> from the guest to the internet will be translated to/from the host's

Thanks - tried it and got this popup window:

Could not open /dev/vmnet8: no such file or directory.Virtual device
Ethernet0 will start disconnected.

Do I just go ahead and mknod /dev/vmnet8 or is there more to it?
Better, where is a good (and hopefully simple) reference for this?

Thanks (again).


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