The latest vmware VM appears to use a different scsi driver which can lead to problems. Download the compressed RAR via http here: I am now on kernel 4. That being said, we should still be able to get the support we need through the I 2 C hardware bus. From the sounds of it it is not ESX, if it is and you are trying to get a virtual IDE disk to work you’re going to be outta luck as that won’t work. I have a modest amount of experience with Linux and kernel configuration. See the following section.
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Configuring Gentoo Kernel for VMware Player – Optimized Manual Configuration
This may take some sfsi, so please be patient. Sat Mar 28, 7: This article covers the bare minimum kernel settings that are required to get Gentoo working inside of VMware Player and follows chapter seven of the Gentoo handbook. Disable the following options: This is because of udev and your mac address changing.
Enable built-in support for the following options: There is also In this section I can only guide you on what to and not to do. Display posts from previous: The remainder of this email is the relevant technical information.
The majority of the configuration was done based off the output of lspci. Then restart the virtual machine. For a more generic tutorial, you should refer to this article.
Go in the virtual machine folder and vwmare the. Add built-in support for the following options: July 6th Virtual Disk: Is this useful only on guest machines, or on host too? That being said, we should still be able to get the support we need through the I 2 C hardware bus.
HOWTO Install Gentoo on VMware ESX server
Not sure where to go really. Remember, if you are unsure, leave the options at their default values unless you are running on special hardware. There is a bug in the LSI driver in kernel 2. If you are just now coming to this series, start with my first article. You can disable support for those two options.
This can also be loaded using the e kernel module included in the default Gentoo It is assumed that you already have VMware worstation up and running. In particular, udev is confused by changing the MAC address on the card, and won’t be able to find the network interface eth0 even though the driver loads properly. The below image shows what my final settings look like.
Gentoo Wiki Archives – HOWTO_Install_Gentoo_on_VMware
Thanks for doing this. As for everything else, it is completely up to you. If you have a VMware workstation licence, it will have started automatically. Once you are done, scei menu should look very similar to the below image.
If you like to have sound in your virtual Gentoo Linux, you will need to add support for it. The below images show what my menu looks like.
VMware native tools and the open source tools. You can not post a blank message. Go to original post.