VMWare - existing XP Drive
hugoheden at gmail.com
Sun Nov 18 01:08:43 UTC 2007
On Nov 17, 2007 10:52 PM, NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> 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.
Chris Edwards has posted an updated tutorial,
, including an explanation of why that patching stuff suggested on the
Wiki is no longer necessary.
Good luck tomorrow :-)
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