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Re: vmware - lost in a fog of ambiguity



On Sun, 2006-03-12 at 12:00, Timothy Murphy wrote:

> > On Sun, 2006-03-12 at 12:57 +0000, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> >> I just acquired a very nice if old ThinkPad running vmware (player),
> >> which I have heard a lot about but never tried before.
> >> I'm quite impressed with it,
> >> but have been completely unable after a day reading vmware documentation
> >> to get my WiFi card working.
> > 
> > WiFi only works (at least it used to) with NAT.
> 
> Well, I sort of assumed that the internal network on 172.16.250.0 -
> an IP address assigned by vmware, not me - _is_ using NAT;
> but where do I tell vmware I want the packets to go out via eth0 ?

I think you set up whether the network is bridged, nat, or
host-only when you create the virtual machine, which you
can't do in vmplayer.  You might want to try the server version
(also free now) that gives some other options. 

-- 
  Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell gmail com


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