[ubuntu-uk] jeOS!! umm does it work?

Michael Holloway michael at thedarkwinter.com
Mon Jan 14 09:38:45 GMT 2008

> Thanks for all your input. As far i understand it: jeOS is a lightweight
> distro that does not include any unnecessary software, drivers and
> kernel modules that are normally included for compatibility. I.E. They
> do not need to include compatibility for 1000s of NIC cards, because all
> it needs is the PCNet driver the VMWare emulates.
> In reply to Tom: ive tried on 7.10, 7.04, and 6.06.1. VMWare-server
> version 1.0.2 and 1.0.4. I think that is a fair spread to try on. 1
> Thing that you said that stands out is that you used IDE. i always use
> SCSI but i think its worth a try... thanks.
> Cheers,
> Michael
Haha - and now i decide to RTFM:

I quote: "Please note that in order to reduce the size of JeOS to a
minimum SCSI drivers have not been included in the JeOS kernel. Please
make sure that you instruct VMWare to use an IDE drive instead."

Guess that's my problem!!!

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