Re: AW: [linux-dell-laptops] vmware 3.0 on a dell inspiron 8100
yes, that is one of my two problems, the other is that with the read
errors when installing from a plain w2k.
On Fri, 22 Feb 2002, Frank Schalli wrote:
> Hello Paddy,
> do you want to install from the recovery CD ? I think there is the problem
> that the setup is searching for the DELL Hardware configuration. I had a
> problem with a toshiba laptop to install the dvdplayer. The toshiba was
> installed with a plain w2k and if i want to install the dell-delivered
> dvd-software the setup brought the message this is no toshiba computer.
> So try the installation with plain w2k and it will work fine. I have an
> installation running on a c810 and works real fine.
> cu frnk
> does this also affect scsi-devices and/or cdrom?
> i'm trying to install w2k in vmware for a long time now. i can boot from
> cdrom and choose the harddrive to install on, but then when it starts
> copying files there is always an error about different files that could not
> be copied.
> i once thought it is my w2k-cd, but it worked before on this computer.
> unfortunately i don't have an other one, or does anybody know how to
> install a w2k shipped with the laptop (it can't find a dell computer,
> logical it's vmware).
> many thanks for any help