Bug 21028 - vmware 2.0 imcompatibilities w/ 2.2.16
vmware 2.0 imcompatibilities w/ 2.2.16
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael K. Johnson
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2000-11-17 13:58 EST by jason
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:29 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-11-17 13:58:15 EST
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Description jason 2000-11-17 13:58:13 EST
Installing vmware 2.0 works fine.  However, installing any windows
operating system as the guest operating system (probably the most common
usage of vmware) does not work b/c of issues with reading cdroms with
vmware and the 2.2.16 kernels.  Apparently 2.2.15 works fine as well as

Not sure if this counts as a bug or not, but would be nice if there were
some updated kernel RPMS so that windows guest OSes could install out of
the box from CD.
Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2002-02-11 08:25:05 EST
We do not officially support installation to VMware virtual machines.

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