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by nellson
28 Apr 2015, 18:30
Forum: Customization and installing new packages
Topic: Installing to a VM, in RW harddisk. Any .ova prebuilt?
Replies: 1
Views: 2378

Re: Installing to a VM, in RW harddisk. Any .ova prebuilt?

Using the install to HD the "old way" and fighting with Grub2 for a few hours, I managed to get SysRescueCD using the rescue64 kernel booting from a hard drive, with vmware-tools auto starting and NetworkManager disabled. This gives me an image I can clone to get multiple hosts for testing, but I wa...
by nellson
28 Apr 2015, 14:23
Forum: Customization and installing new packages
Topic: Installing to a VM, in RW harddisk. Any .ova prebuilt?
Replies: 1
Views: 2378

Installing to a VM, in RW harddisk. Any .ova prebuilt?

I like Sysrescuecd's build of Gentoo very much, has all the networking tools and VMtools that I would need for a VM test host (several in fact). I saw that I can set a VM to boot from ISO, and use a writable partition to store changed settings. I am sure someone has just transferred the image to a V...
by nellson
28 Apr 2015, 13:08
Forum: Networking (except PXE booting)
Topic: Network driver unstable inside VMWare Workstation 11?
Replies: 2
Views: 2580

SOLVED:Re: Network driver unstable inside VMWare Workstation

Ahhhh, so that is what is fighting with me.. OK.. I will try that. Thank you! For a brief moment, I had success and it reverted back to broken, so I bet NM caught up with me and restored what it thought was needed. ;-) (BTW: This is solved, that did the trick.. not sure if there is a formal way to m...
by nellson
23 Apr 2015, 18:17
Forum: Networking (except PXE booting)
Topic: Network driver unstable inside VMWare Workstation 11?
Replies: 2
Views: 2580

Network driver unstable inside VMWare Workstation 11?

I have used SysRescueCD a lot, but for the first time I am trying the latest .iso on VMware WorkStation 11 in bridged mode, and getting flakey network results? I tried using net-setup. But in never installed the default gateway. I could ping my DG, but netstat -r only showed my directly connected ne...