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What's causing my VM's OS to hang on “Switched to clocksource refined-jiffies”?

I have generated an OS using the Yocto Project, with Linux kernel version 3.14. I have tried several methods to boot this OS from VMware Fusion, all with seemingly-identical results, where the process ...
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Virtual machines, TRIM, spares files

Assume the following: I have [an SSD with] a host file system (FS) and a host OS. The virtualization software uses a file on the host FS as storage for a virtual machine (VM) disk image. The guest OS ...
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Virtualbox/VMWare on USB3 SSD?

I'm investigating whether we (at work) should move our virtual windows machines from our local harddrives to one external USB3 SSD. Background: The "problem" many of us have Macbooks and PCs with ...
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VMware Player and Windows 7 firewall

My Windows 7 firewall (the one by Microsoft that is shipped with the OS) is configured to block all inbound and outbound connections by default. Because all outbound connections are blocked, I ...
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VMWare How to share the connection between a NAT and a host-only network?

I have 2 VMs running. (On Ubuntu 14.04) The first one has 2 network adaptater (NAT and host only) The second one has 1 network adaptater (host only). The first can ping google.com. The second one ...
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Will fragmentation of a virtual machine's disk also cause host OS disk fragmentation?

I run a number of virtual machines using VMWare Player on top of host Windows 7 OS. Let's say I am using the VMs for everything from web browsing to actual work, file transfer, etc. for a long period. ...
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Accessing VMware Virtual Machine through SSH

I want to connect to my VMware Kali Linux VM through SSH. Open-SSH server and client is already installed and here are my current VM settings: I am running VMware Workstation. Here is what is ...
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VMWare 8 Fusion Installs Trovi to IE on Windows 8.1 Professional

I am facing this very very bizarre situation, which I have never encountered before. I have installed VMWare Fusion 8 (trial - downloaded from official VMWare website) on my Mac OSX machine (fresh ...
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Cant add VMware Windows2008 r2 to router subnet

Still having the same issues after trying suggestions but I need help to solve this. Trying to get vm instance of sql server 2008 in vm workstation to use the same ip range as the host. My PC is ...
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How to transfer file from Windows95 in VMWare to Host OS?

How can I transfer files from Virtual Windows 95 to Host (Windows 10) ? I tried many things: Enable copy and paste in Guest Isolation Enable shared folders option but it isn't supported in Windows ...
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Establish a fixed IP on Windows VM guest on Mac host (VMware Fusion 6)

I have a windows VM running a development web server from visual studio. I can connect to it from my Mac browser at the machine's local IPv4 address. The problem is that every time the host machine ...
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How to convert qcow2 to VMDK in openstack kilo

I was trying to convert qcow2 to vmkd in Openstack Kilo version using the qemu img convert. qemu-img convert -f qcow2 osname.qcow2 -O vmdk osnamenew.vmdk But the converted image while booting in ...
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How to enable VT - X in Acer Aspire notebook E5-573-5108

I purchased a new Acer Aspire notebook E5-573-5108. Processor: Intel Core i5-4005U (2.2GHz, 3MB L3 cache). I installed VMware workstation, but when I install an operating system on the VMware ...
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Difference between VMware Site Recovery and VSphere Replication?

What are the primary differences between VMware Site Recovery and VSphere Replication when using Vcenter 6 and ESXi 6?
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unable to connect internet on guest OS X ver 10.9.5 from host OS windows10

I have been trying to connect my guest os IOS X ver 10 to connect with internet but still unable to see any sign of internet. Previously it was working fine but after windows 8 upgraded to windows 10 ...
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Linux windowed GPU passthrough

I've read that GPU passthrough on linux (ubuntu/mint) is possible with the correct types of hardware. I'm looking for a specific use case of passthrough and I'm wondering whether technology has ...
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Convert vmware .ovf to hyper-v

Can you please tell me if there is any script that I can do(preferably in python or powersehll), for taking vmware .ovf(+his vmdk) and import it in hyper-v machine? I don't want to convert with third ...
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Using VMware virtual machine disk as local on OS X with VMWare Fusion

I am looking for solution to use disk from my virtual machine similarly to using local disk. Currently I am mounting disk over SSHFS, however, this solution is quite unreliable and unstable ...
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VMware Fusion Windows 10 Guest can't connect to VPN

I'm running a Windows 10 guest VM on an OS X host. The Windows VPN client is unable to connect to a VPN server. It says "Connecting to VPN" then "Verifying your sign-in info", then after spinning for ...
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VMWare installation doesn't finish on Windows 10

I am trying to install VMWare 12 on windows but before conclude the installation I see BSOD blue screen on windows 10. I tried to install just the player free 7.0 without success because I see the ...
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Can the PowerCli command “Get-VM” indicate if a VM is a SRM replica or not

I am working on powercli 5.5 release 1e and i run the following command to get a list of vm under a hypervisor server:- Get-VM now i got many useful info such as :- > powerState Version ...
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Use the same virtual machine into another computer?

Today, I have created a virtual machine (using VMware player) in my local computer and in the future I need a new laptop or regular computer. Is it possible to use the same virtual machine into ...
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Weirdly I can't ping my Gateway from linux virtual machines

Assume the following Situations: Gateway IP : 10.0.0.60 Host IP (Win7) : 10.0.0.81 Guest 1 on this Host (VMWare-Linux-Kali) : 10.0.0.16 Guest 2 on this Host (VMWare-Win7) : 10.0.0.27 Gateway is a ...
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Connect Windows virtual machine to my local network

I had this working for the last couple of years, but today I updated to Windows 10 and I guess the settings got removed and now I have a problem. So I have a private network, 192.168.0.0/24 . I have a ...
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Unsupported VM Profile Version.VMWare Studio

Unable to create profile with VMWare Studio web console. Creating profile results in following error Unsupported VM profile version. Use "Import Profile" from the VMs page to import and convert ...
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How can I recover access to a Windows 10 virtual machine?

I have a Windows 10 virtual machine (host: VMware Fusion 7.1.2 on El Capitan), and I gave it a PIN on installation. I tried this morning to get into it, and it said on each of several tries that the ...
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Hosting a Server on a CentOS Virtual Machine - Bridged Connection?

I have a Virtual Machine (VMWare) running CentOS 6.7. I am looking to host a Shiny Server for R, with which I am deploying a Web Application on my corporate network. I think that I need a Static ...
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ESXI only 4.7GB RAM available for VMs from 8GB of RAM. why so little?

I have an ESXI 6.0 with 8GB Ram. For some reason I can only use 4.7GB for VMs. I tried using esxtop but didnt see anything using lots of RAM. Below are screenshots from vsphere. Can anyone help me to ...
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Screen Recorder to record Virtual PC,can it be issue?CTRX

I am accessing a system where some tutorial videos are getting played on VLC player.I want to watch those videos again at a later stage as those are concepts and am not getting them. So i have a ...
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VNC Viewer: Timed out waiting for a response from the host computer

I have VNC Server installed on my OS X 10.11 El Capitan as virtual machine on my VMware Workstation 12 Pro running on Windows Server 2012 R2. But when i try to connect to it with VNC Viewer, it says: ...
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Ssh Access to VMware Virtual Machine(NAT) From Host

I need to ssh into NAT based VMware Virtual Machines from host. What's the minimum requirement to do that? At first, it seems impossible to me, as NAT VMs have internal IP addresses (10.20.xxx), ...
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How to join a domain if both Server and User machines are virtual

I am learning Network Administration. In our University lab, everything is setup with different virtual machines connected to each other, And I am trying to create the same scenario at home since ...
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errors in patching vmware for installation

I'm trying to patch vmware on my arch linux machine, using vmware-patcher and i get this error from the logs 2015-10-28T21:56:31.069-06:00| vthread-4| I125+ Failed to execute child process ...
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Can I build a Virtual Machine in VMWare Fusion 7.1 with a lower CPU than the physical host?

I am a Software Tester, I want to test one of our applications in a specific environment. I am using a MacBook Pro with an i7 processor + I've created a Win7 VM with 1024MB RAM and 2 processor cores. ...
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Can a hypervisor like VirtualBox be used to launch a virtualized OS which is also directly bootable?

This question is rather theoretical: Suppose I have a PC with two different OS on two different partitions: OS1 on sda1 and OS2 on sda2. Is it somehow possible to set up a program like VMWare or ...
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Problems installing VMware on arch linux

I'm trying to install VMware but when it gets to "before you can run VMware, several modules must be compiled and loaded into the running kernel" I click install, enter my password, and i get a error ...
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How to log amount of data transferred (upload / download)

What is the easiest way to keep track of much data is transferred? I'm interested in knowing the amount uploaded and downloaded over a certain time frame (i.e. the past day or week). It would be for ...
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Storing a VMware vmdk (or Virtualbox, etc.) file on Dropbox?

I have a VM (VMware Fusion in this case) which I use in various places. I was thinking of putting the vmdk on Dropbox. Then depending on which system I'm on, I could fire up the VM locally and use ...
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Using VMware shared folders

I have host Win 8 that runs WinXP WMVare machine. I would like to have easy copy files from one machine to another and prefer not use network. Under WMVare options I found Shared Folders setup. I have ...
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No IP address on VMware

There is no IP address on VMware, so/and cannot connect to the internet. How to get the IP address? Trying to understand what these technical things are. There is no NIC. Why it isn't showing NIC?
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Keep in sync a bounch of remote Virtual Machines/Appliances

Small Intro I'm preparing a virtual machine (a sort of virtual appliance) for a small target of users, 8-10 of my friends. This vm will run on their pc and simulate a machine connected on their ...
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Install ESXi locally

I'd like to be able to boot a PC from an ESXi install CD, instead of installing ESXi on a host PC and then configuring each PC from there, I'd like to configure the PC locally and install the OS ...
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install .ova on physical machine

Hortonworks Sandbox is available only as .ova file. I need to install it on physical machine without esx, or VirtualBox, just raw machine. Is that possible? If so, how to install it?
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Connecting to VMware's network from host network

I am using Ubuntu on my VMWare Fusion 7 installed on MacBook Pro Retina. I connected to internet connection via USB to lan adapter on ubuntu. Now I want to access this internet connection on OSX(host ...
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Windows 10 mobaxterm time out

I use VMware on a Windows 10 OS as host. When I try yo connect to my machine (debian-master) through mobaxterm, I get a time out error. I have tried to ping the vm machine and it seems that i cannot ...
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VMware Player not opening

I'm trying to import a virtual machine image to the vmware and run it. But even after import the machine doesn't show up at the library list. I can find the required files in the host machine but I ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 kernel panic — not syncing attempted to kill the idle task

I just purchased a Lenovo W540 workstation with the following specifications: CPU i7-4810MQ (quad core) 32 GB RAM 2 TB SSD storage capacity Nvidia Quadro K1100M 2GB graphics card. Windows 7 Pro OS I ...
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Repair a VM where the files have changed location

I have (or had) a few VM's setup in VMware Workstation (10.0.1) which worked fine. I have had a "hard disk tidy up" and have changed the paths of the VM files (config file, VHD etc) and - obviously - ...
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disk encryption - physical, virtual host, or guest

I have a Mac Mini that currently has FV2 on the primary disk and no encryption on the second internal disk. I recently installed VMware Fusion and want to install Windows 10 Pro and OS X El Capitan ...
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Can I run a virtual machine from external USB drive?

A question regarding how to setup my VMs on internal/external disks. First, here's my setup: Host OS: Windows 10 Processor: i7 5600U RAM: 16 GB VMware Workstation Player (Licensed) I have 3 VMs so ...