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Old 26th December 2008, 21:03
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Default VMWare server on 64 bits distro

Hello,

I'm planning to install a new "host machine" with VMWare server 2.0 on Ubuntu 8.10.
According to the illustrations seen in the how-to, you're using a 32 bits version of vmware.

Should I better install Ubuntu 8.10 32 bits and VMware 32 bits version on my AMD 64 machine or can I use both 64 bits guest os and vmware version?

Better know before downloading and installing ;

Great thanks for your answer

Camomille
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Old 27th December 2008, 13:16
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You can use Ubuntu x86_64 and then install 32-bit and 64-bit guests in VMware Server.
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Old 27th December 2008, 14:10
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Thank you Falko.

Now I'm sure I can use 64 bits.

Better choose this option since it allows both 32 & 64 bits guest machine.

Maybe one day I'll have to use a "64 bits only" VM !!

Have a nice week end.

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Old 27th December 2008, 17:30
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well, you neeed to enable VT in the bios if you want to use a 64bit host os on vmware 64bit.
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