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1answer
67 views

What would happen if I were to install VMware tools/VirtualBox Additions on a real (non-virtualized) computer? [closed]

I've wanted to know about this for a while, but I haven't had a computer that I would risk trying it out on. What might happen if I were to install virtualization 'assist' software, meant to be run on ...
2
votes
1answer
387 views

transfer vm machine created in virtualbox to vmware player [closed]

Fedora 17 Host Oracle VirtualBox 4.2.4 Vmware Player 5.0.1 build-894247 I have Fedora 17 and have installed Virtualbox and vmware player. I created a CentOS virtual machine guest in virtual box. ...
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1answer
303 views

VMWare player - how do I start VM on machine with lower RAM? [closed]

I moved image from one machine to another. Problem is - I didn't shut down' instance, just suspended it. On machine #1 I have 32G and instance had 16Gb allocated. On machine #2 I have only 10G and ...
0
votes
1answer
517 views

Running bridged-networking vmware player on a Linux machine with 2 interfaces

I have got a laptop running Arch Linux with 2 interfaces: wireless (wlan0) and ethernet (eth0). I use wlan0 to access internet (static IP, networking is configured using netcfg), and I connect a ...
2
votes
1answer
10k views

How to change a VM from split across multiple .vmdk files to a single one or two?

I have a VM with 3 partitions. One main one, one for swap space, one for storage. However, there are dozens of .vmdk files. Some of those .vmdk files are very large (over 1 GB), but the majority ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

“Dictionary problem.” Error with VMPlayer

I'm pretty new to using vmware virtualization (been a virtualbox user) so I'm hoping you guys can help me out. I recently got an external usb disk containing a vm for a client, downloaded vmplayer, ...
3
votes
2answers
11k views

Can't ping host from vmware guest using bridged networking

Host is Windows 7 Guest is Ubuntu 11.04 Network adapter is wireless I can ping other computers on the network but not the host. No firewall are involved. Sniffing the traffic with wireshark it ...
4
votes
4answers
1k views

Relative performance of VMWare Player, Workstation, Server and ESX?

We're currently running a couple of continuous build/test agents in VMWare Player. They regularly fail due to timing/speed problems. That is: because there are two VMs on the same box, they contend ...
3
votes
3answers
6k views

Does VMWare Player 3.0 require Intel-VT capable processor

I have Dell Studio laptop with Intel E6600 processor, I have checked and confirmed that this processor does not have Intel-VT support. (Its available in 6670 available on Dell Vostro) Has anyone ...
0
votes
1answer
9k views

Access host physical drive from VM with orignal drive letter, not UNC path

I virtualized an existing Windows XP partition using VMWare Converter, and I am running it from within a Windows 7 host. The original system had XP on drive C: and a large data drive on D: (too large ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

Slow http traffic between VMWare Player guest and host

I have a web application running as an http server inside the VMWare Player guest OS, and I'm trying to access the content from the host OS. The guest is running Ubuntu, and the host is running ...
2
votes
1answer
890 views

Converting VMWare to ISO

I installed VMWare player on vista and tried Ubuntu on it, I am quite happy with it, the built my dev env on it (Ruby, Rails, MySQL etc). Now i want to move to a dedicated machine, is it possible to ...
1
vote
3answers
908 views

Will VMWare Converter P2V a non-ACPI 2000 server?

SCVMM is unable to handle this conversion - just tells me flat out that my Proliant 3000 (yes, go ahead and laugh) isn't a P2V option unless I upgrade it to 2003 server for an online conversion. Just ...