scorp123 wrote:Are all the relevant VMware processes running?
scorp123 wrote:Also: Please bear in mind that not all operating systems can be used as 'guest OS'. Some are particularly stubborn and will refuse to work. What OS and what version did you try to run?
Start typing vmware and then hit the TAB key a few times .... maybe the command is now called something slightly different than what I have in my memories.jhouse59 wrote:I just ran it and got this:
"sudo: vmware-config.pl: command not found"
bsnipes wrote:I am running VMWare Server 1.0.4 here without issues. Which VMWare version are you running? I have a :
scorp123 wrote:Start typing vmware and then hit the TAB key a few times .... maybe the command is now called something slightly different than what I have in my memories.
Can you take a look at the virtual machine's log .... maybe there are more details to be found?
scorp123 wrote:ah OK, this means you installed it via the Ubuntu repos? In that case the package manager took care of everything.
Did you try the VMware forums? There are some interesting discussions that seem to deal with the error message you have. e.g.:
Also, this not-so-totally-helpful posting mentions that each virtual machine should have its own log file:
JohnH wrote:He there,
I had the same problem after upgrading. There is a problem with the Ubuntu install.
Download the latest version from Vmware and install it. Every works for me now. Forget the Ubuntu version and run with a download and install from vmware site.
(I could not find the config file either when I ran the Ubunut version.)
dracorX wrote:Another approach would be to try Virtualbox (http://www.virtualbox.org). Since I've seen that, I've discarded VMWare. I like virtual box better...
dracorX wrote:It becomes inaccessible? really? never met that problem. do you have error messages?
Failed to start the virtual machine WinXP2.
Unknown error creating VM (VERR_DEV_IO_ERROR).
VBox status code: -250 (VERR_DEV_IO_ERROR).
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