Bug 187561 - Fedore Core 5 - Fails to Find the had disk in VMware 4.5 and 5.0 and fails to load.
Fedore Core 5 - Fails to Find the had disk in VMware 4.5 and 5.0 and fails to...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
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Reported: 2006-03-31 17:44 EST by Frank Reiss
Modified: 2013-01-09 22:42 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-05-23 12:43:31 EDT
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Description Frank Reiss 2006-03-31 17:44:11 EST
Description of problem:
Unable to load into VMware 4.5 and 5.0. The Fedora Core 5 load program does 
not find the vmware hard disk drive even if there is an existing Fedora Core 4 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Every time. Itried both the DVD ISO and the CD ISOs.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Tried to load the Fedora Core 5 ISO on two different system. A Dell runing 
VMware 5 and an HO running VMware 4.5.
Actual results:
failed to load.

Expected results:
Expect it to find the VMware hard disk.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Phil Knirsch 2007-05-23 09:04:25 EDT
Reassigning to proper component.

Read ya, Phil
Comment 2 Jesse Keating 2007-05-23 11:09:47 EDT
Er, this isn't a 'distribution' item.  Most likely it's anaconda and/or kernel.
 Playing pass the bug...
Comment 3 David Cantrell 2007-05-23 12:43:31 EDT
Make sure you use the BusLogic scsi host adapter when setting up your vmware
virtual machine.  The LSI Logic one doesn't work great or at all some times.

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