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Re: [SLE] Fwd: 9.1 LiveCD hangs in VMWare
  • From: Ian Schorr <mailinglists@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 9 May 2004 08:09:54 -0700
  • Message-id: <1084115394.409e49c244628@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Has anyone been able to get 9.1 to boot in VMWare at all, or is everyone having
this problem?

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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