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Old 8th December 2007, 22:30
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Unhappy Install Hangs On 'Probing SCSI Devices'

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Hi All,

I installed VMWare server on my XP Home PC (2 X IDE Drives, dual boot with Ubuntu on drive #2). It's a cheeseball eMachine 3.30 Celeron.

Downloaded PCLinuxOS .iso and configured the new Virtual Machine CD ROM to use the .iso that I copied into the VM Machine folder, easy enough.
(C:\Virtual Machines\PCLinuxOS)

Power up the VM and the PCLinux Live CD starts up, but that's where the joy ends. I CTL + tabbed in and saw that it stops at 'Probing SCSI Devices' which I have none.

Tried a Safe boot, but it just kept giving a write error to different disks SBB, SBC SBD (?).

Note sure where to start, I'm a windows dude so this is pretty much Greek to me : 0

Thanks in advance for any tips!

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Old 9th December 2007, 03:36
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Hi,

maybe this will also work on your windows machine:

http://www.howtoforge.com/vmware-server-1.04-guest-fix

Best regards,

Olli
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Many thanks!

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