VMWare - existing XP Drive

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Sat Nov 17 21:52:26 UTC 2007

On 11/17/2007 09:55 AM, Hugo Heden wrote:
> On Nov 16, 2007 2:05 AM, NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

>> I note the instructions advise using Automatix... I'll avoid that for
>> the time being & give https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VMware/Server
>> a shot instead. I understand that Automatix are more closely sync'ing
>> with Ubuntu mainstream, but I'm still a little gun shy of Automatix.
> Yes, me too.
> However, instead of using the instructions on the Wiki-link that you
> suggested, I downloaded the .rpm from the VMWare official website and
> used alien. A lot easier.. and it seems to work for me. See:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/133020/comments/11

Thanks Hugo; I'll give that a go tomorrow. I've finally got the WinXP
drive nearly backed up & ready to go.


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