OT: Anyone managed to install Gentoo Under VMware (in FC2)?
Ow Mun Heng
Ow.Mun.Heng at wdc.com
Mon Aug 2 17:34:42 UTC 2004
On Fri, 2004-07-30 at 03:21, Alexander Apprich wrote:
> Ow Mun Heng wrote:
> > Guys,
> > I know this is off-topic. But I would like to play around with Gentoo
> > under a sandbox environment.
> > I currently tried to install Gentoo (2004.1) under FC2 with VNware
> > 4.5.2-8848.
> >> Once booted into Gentoo, I do a fdisk, it will tell me that the disk is
> > not initialised and then I do a "w" and after that, I reboot, (nothing
> > else), then VMware will just hang there and do nothing else.
> > I even tried installing it all the way to the end but it proved to be
> > pointless.
> > Anyone has a clue??
> Not that I'm really into gentoo, but have you tried booting in your
> VMware from a rescue CD and then create a single partition before you
> install gentoo? Don't know if fdisk will just initialize a disk...
I just tried again last night using Gentoo 2004.2.
Not sure if it's because of the new version or something else but now it
SO.. I'm happy to an extent. (more learning though)
Ow Mun Heng
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