Archive for February, 2009

Converting VMWare 1.0.6 preallocated virtual disks to growable

Posted by andy February 16th, 2009

Running out of space on your VMWare Server? Try this to convert some of your larger preallocated disks to growable. This way they only consume the space on the disk that they currently need, and will not consume disk space on the host drive for disk space on the guest systems whic is in fact [...]

CentOS 5.2 does not install on VMWare Server 1.0.6

Posted by andy February 15th, 2009

This is a known bug inherited from RedHat.
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0225.html
Workaround is to add
scsi0.virtualDev = “lsilogic”
to the .vmx file before installation.