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Enabling Hyper-V for use on Windows 10

You all know when it comes to virtualization I am VMware all the way.  However, it has recently to my attention that the use of VMware Player on a company issued computer may be a violation of the EULA as this type of activity would be considered commercial use of the software. So the option […]

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buslogic SCSI adapter is not supported for 64-bit guests

After converting a Linux (Debian) machine using VMware vCenter Converter Standalone, to have a copy of my virtual machine running on ESXi 5.x in VMware Player. I encountered the following error on start-up: buslogic SCSI adapter is not supported for 64-bit guests There isn’t an option in the VMware Player to change the scsi type, so […]

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Windows 8 Say Hello to VMware Player 4.0.2 build-591240

In a previous post I went over using Virtual Box because I was unable to run Windows 8 (* preview) in a VMware Player and it required me to have Workstation 8.   Well my wait is over and now the latest version of VMware player will run Win8. Oh happy day… About:VMware Player With […]

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How-To: install VMware .bundle on Ubuntu

By now many I have come accustom to installing programs using the apt-get method in Ubuntu, but there comes a time where we need to remember those other commands to install things.  For example when attempting to install software packaged in .bundle file format. It all started when I downloaded VMware player and went to […]

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ESXi 4 on USB Thumb Drive

I have no doubts there are many people writing about this; so add me to the list.  I wanted to setup my small ESXi 4 Server to boot from USB media so that I no longer needed to have a local drive in the machine I use as a server. Using VMware Player and a […]

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Openfiler USB Install

Details / OverviewRecently I had the need to boot Openfiler from a USB flash (thumb) drive.Note:  This installation method requires a Openfiler install to a hard disk, along with the USB driveI am using the hard drive installation to create a usb-storage enabled initrd file and thenI copy this new file to the USB drive so that I can […]