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Re: vmware



On Wed, 28 Feb 2001, Stephen Adler wrote:

> I know redhat does not support VMware, but I was
> wondering if anyone has had any luck running it under
> wolverine. I'm trying to install Windows ms under
> vmware and I'm getting the following error
> 
> Feb 28 12:34:54 ssadler kernel: floppy0: disk absent or changed during
> operation
> Feb 28 12:34:54 ssadler kernel: end_request: I/O error, dev 02:00
> (floppy), sector 0
> 
> dumped into /var/log/messages. I'm wondering if this is
> a 2.4 kernel thing which the folks at vmware need to fix
> or if this is something someone knows about on the
> wolverine list.

I haven't tried vmware under wolverine, but I'm pretty sure the above
messages are harmless.  I see them often when running vmware on various RH
6.2 and 7.0 boxes when there's no floppy in the drive.  If there is a
floppy in the drive, it could be a real problem.

Brian




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