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Re: [SLE] Fwd: 9.1 LiveCD hangs in VMWare
  • From: Bruce Marshall <bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 9 May 2004 11:22:55 -0400
  • Message-id: <200405091122.55601.bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 09 May 2004 11:09 am, Ian Schorr wrote:
> Has anyone been able to get 9.1 to boot in VMWare at all, or is everyone
> having this problem?
>

Why would you want to run it under VMWare? I doubt that many people would
even have tried it.


> Quoting James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>:
> > I get the same problem on my ThinkPad.
> >
> > Ian Schorr wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I'm using VMWare Workstation 4.51 to try to run the new 9.1 LiveCD
> > > image.
> > >
> > > Unfortunately, it's simply hanging at "Starting PCMCIA". The system
> >
> > doesn't
> >
> > > freeze - entering characters will display on the console (telling me
> > > that VMWare didn't hang, nothing "crashed" per se), but will not
> > > continue past
> >
> > that
> >
> > > point and displays no errors.
> > >
> > > I've tried the "safe mode" boot, but it has the same problem.
> > >
> > > I also haven't been able to find any parameters (in the VMWare virtual
> > > BIOS
> >
> > or
> >
> > > in the VMWare app itself) that would seem to make any difference.
> > >
> > > Has anyone else run into this? Obviously there's no PCMCIA in my
> > > virtual
> >
> > VMWare
> >
> > > PC, is there a boot option to disable starting the pcmcia module?
> > >
> > > SuSE 9.0 runs just great for me in VMWare.

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+ Bruce S. Marshall bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx Bellaire, MI 05/09/04 11:22 +
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