Talk:VMware/Installing Arch as a guest
Fcron is no longer needed and has been replaced by Incron in Community. Should be edited.
- dcron 4.x adds a variety of anacron-like features, and now handles systems that aren't constantly running. Perhaps the entire "more suitable cron" section is no longer needed.
- -- pointone 11:04, 19 February 2010 (EST)
The section on enabling unity seems obsolete.
For example, this link does not exist: aur.archlinux.org/packages/uriparser/uriparser/PKGBUILD.
- -- Mmendell 16:17, 2 May 2010 (EDT)
Did a large update to most sections, bringing the article up to date with the latest changes in open-vm-tools at the time of this writing. Corrected also information on Paravirtualization and removed the out-of-date flag at the top of the article to just cover the Unity section, which I don't have the ability to test at this moment.
--Marfig 10:32, 22 August 2010 (EDT)
As of 2011-02-05, I have a working Arch linux x64 in VMWare Player on Microsoft Windows 7. I have updated the section on Unity as I have got it working (not perfectly though-for one the menu to launch new apps does not show up). I have also been able to successfully shrink my virtual hard drives so I added some info on how to do that.
- -- Sudarshans 2011-02-05
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