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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 -
> 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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