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Re: [vox-tech] which linux is most compatible with VMWare ?
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Re: [vox-tech] which linux is most compatible with VMWare ?



I'm assuming (this is dangerous)

That you are using a windows host OS and linux guest OS?

If so, did you install VM, then install VM tools, then install Linux?

I currently run MS 2000, and Redhat 6.2 as the guest OS, I did once have a
problem like you described, I reinstalled VM and VM tool and Linux, and the
problem went away.  I know this is the brute force approach but I didn't
want to continue till I had a clean start.

Jay

----- Original Message -----
From: "andy huang" <bevis@ucdavis.edu>
To: <vox-tech@franz.mother.com>
Sent: Monday, August 13, 2001 7:06 AM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] which linux is most compatible with VMWare ?


> i use redhat 7.0 , i did try startx, it didn't work
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "William Kendrick" <nbs@sonic.net>
> To: <vox-tech@franz.mother.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, August 14, 2001 9:29 AM
> Subject: Re: [vox-tech] which linux is most compatible with VMWare ?
>
>
> > On Mon, Aug 13, 2001 at 06:04:24PM +0800, andy huang wrote:
> > > i tried my linux 7.0
> >
> > Hi!  Umm.. Version number doesn't help. :) There are a number of
different
> > Linux 'distributions' which have gone up to, or past, version "7.0"
> >
> > Which distro are you using?  Have you tried any of the following?
> >
> >   1. Pressing CTRL + ALT + Function-7  keys simultaneously.
> >
> >   2. Running the command "startx" at a shell prompt (once logged in as
> >      a particular user in text mode)
> >
> >
> > -bill!
> >


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