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I had to do a few additional things while installing on VMWare player wrt the Official VMWare tools. The kernel version was 3.12 and vmware player was 6.0.1.
 
I had to do a few additional things while installing on VMWare player wrt the Official VMWare tools. The kernel version was 3.12 and vmware player was 6.0.1.
To highlight the points
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To highlight the points:
- I did not get the tools ISO with my VMware player installation and had to source it from one of the vmware websites.
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* I did not get the tools ISO with my VMware player installation and had to source it from one of the vmware websites.
- The source for the vmci module had to be replaced with one which I found from the vmware forums in the tools .
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* The source for the vmci module had to be replaced with one which I found from the vmware forums in the tools .
- A patch had to be applied vmhgfs module source
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* A patch had to be applied vmhgfs module source
 
If someone could let me know if any of this info would be qualify to go into the wiki then I can add them in. It might help someone trying to install on VMWare player.
 
If someone could let me know if any of this info would be qualify to go into the wiki then I can add them in. It might help someone trying to install on VMWare player.
'''[[User:Nsmathew|Nsmathew]] ([[User talk:Nsmathew|talk]]) 07:26, 29 November 2013 (UTC) nsmathew'''
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[[User:Nsmathew|Nsmathew]] ([[User talk:Nsmathew|talk]]) 07:31, 29 November 2013 (UTC) nsmathew

Revision as of 07:31, 29 November 2013

Update coming

At this moment i am writing a large update, but for the time being:

  • paravirtualisation (Intel VT / AMD-V) is not supported any longer in VMware products, except the long-time-not-update VMware Server
  • use always vmxnet3 or e1000 adapter, unless you have a legacy vm (< hw version 7), the pcnet32 driver will not be loaded.
  • mouse / keyboard issues fixed a long time ago
  • have to test Unity again, but it need at least uniparser from [community]
  • vmware-toolbox does not exist any longer
  • vmhgfs problem solved
  • vmci: can be or enabled, or restricted, not disabled. The output from dmesg is always the same !

I am updating the dutch page right now

-- inktvis75 2012-03-17

Additional info while installing on VMWare player 6.0.1

I had to do a few additional things while installing on VMWare player wrt the Official VMWare tools. The kernel version was 3.12 and vmware player was 6.0.1. To highlight the points:

  • I did not get the tools ISO with my VMware player installation and had to source it from one of the vmware websites.
  • The source for the vmci module had to be replaced with one which I found from the vmware forums in the tools .
  • A patch had to be applied vmhgfs module source

If someone could let me know if any of this info would be qualify to go into the wiki then I can add them in. It might help someone trying to install on VMWare player. Nsmathew (talk) 07:31, 29 November 2013 (UTC) nsmathew