Bug 251831 - Anaconda does not recognize virtual hard disk in VMware server
Anaconda does not recognize virtual hard disk in VMware server
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Reported: 2007-08-12 01:43 EDT by Scott
Modified: 2007-12-06 18:38 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-12-06 18:38:27 EST
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Sceenshot indicating no hard disks detected (36.79 KB, image/png)
2007-08-12 01:43 EDT, Scott
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Description Scott 2007-08-12 01:43:09 EDT
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 
drive.
2.Power On, boot from iso and run anaconda.
3.Note when it gets to hard disk installation options that no hard disk 
appears.
  
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Comment 1 Scott 2007-08-12 01:43:10 EDT
Created attachment 161131 [details]
Sceenshot indicating no hard disks detected
Comment 2 Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams 2007-08-12 02:19:30 EDT
Does it work if you choose the other SCSI controller during the VM setup?
Comment 3 Scott 2007-08-13 22:08:41 EDT
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 
VM.

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