vmware-- upgrade show stopper 7.3 --> FC

Steven Crow scrow at stevecrow.net
Mon Nov 15 10:56:41 UTC 2004

--- Paul Howarth <paul at city-fan.org> wrote:

> Mark Neidorff wrote:
> > Does anyone have a way of getting these files out of vmware so that I can 
> > back them up and upgrade?  Before you ask, I have checked the vmware site 
> > and tried googling for an answer.  No help.  Oh yeah, I really don't want 
> > to upgrade vmware.  I want to try another solution with FC.
> Set up a samba server on your host machine, connect to it from VMware and
> copy 
> the files you need to save to the samba share.

Even easier, FTP them out of the virtual machine. It's probably already set up
with an IP address, and it's a heck of a lot easier than making Windows talk to
Samba within VMWare (been there, tried that).


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