Now everything works fine. How can I solve this? But for me, it only worked when I did both: Find More Posts by finegan. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. Can you try adjusting the adapter type and testing again?

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Copy the driver into the temp directory: You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. How can I solve this?

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You should not have to change it from flexible to vmxnet. You can not post a blank message. I noticed that even if I got the vmware tools installed with the vmxnet driver, the guest system still use the pcnet32 driver.


Please turn JavaScript back on and reload this page. This works, but it does not use the vmxnet driver on reboot. How can I load pcnet32 in slackware 10?

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Firstly you should be using vmxnet not pcnet32, secondly it’s what are you doing with 5. I am lijux your original initrd image is named initrd. Having trouble installing a piece of hardware?

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CONFIG_PCNET32: AMD PCnet32 PCI support

I just updated all my linux machines on ESX and they all work fine. After a reboot dmesg shows: What virtualization tool are you using? After modifying the file, I ran update-modules and rebooted the machine and I still have pcnet32 being used by the nic. Best regards, Edward L. Please type your message and try again.


I guest i will have to edit those vmx files, unless someone has another solution to make use of the vmxnet adapter when guest adapter type configuration is set to “flexible”. Go to original post. BB code is On. Having a problem logging in? Satish 2 5 Server, Workstation or ESX?

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Thanks for any input. For ESX Debian etch requires some patches to vmware-tools. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. Make sure the VMware tools are installed. Ran “update-initramfs -u” which does the regenerating initrd pccnet32 for your current kernel. Email Required, but never shown.