Bug 251831 - Anaconda does not recognize virtual hard disk in VMware server
Summary: Anaconda does not recognize virtual hard disk in VMware server
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel   
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Version: 8
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Kernel Maintainer List
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-08-12 05:43 UTC by Scott
Modified: 2007-12-06 23:38 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-12-06 23:38:27 UTC
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Sceenshot indicating no hard disks detected (36.79 KB, image/png)
2007-08-12 05:43 UTC, Scott
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Description Scott 2007-08-12 05:43:09 UTC
Description of problem:

Anaconda doesn't recognize VMware server virtual hard disk.

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

Fedora 8 Test 1

How reproducible:

(Attempt to) Install Fedora in VM with boot.iso
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Create Virtual Machine in VMware server using boot.iso as virtual CD-ROM 
2.Power On, boot from iso and run anaconda.
3.Note when it gets to hard disk installation options that no hard disk 
Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:

Comment 1 Scott 2007-08-12 05:43:10 UTC
Created attachment 161131 [details]
Sceenshot indicating no hard disks detected

Comment 2 Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams 2007-08-12 06:19:30 UTC
Does it work if you choose the other SCSI controller during the VM setup?

Comment 3 Scott 2007-08-14 02:08:41 UTC
Since you asked, I gave that a try and it worked. The install went fine.

But I'd like to point out that I've not had this problem running Fedora 7 in a 

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