installation problem in vm player

Hi, I’m trying to install a sles 11sp4 in vm player, the problem is that it start and don’t stop till the installation ended.
I need to configure the disk space in a different way as it does automatically.
How can I do to run the classical installation that ask me for disk partition and packages to install??

thanks in advance

M

I forgot to say that I’ve no floppy disk device available.

This sounds like a question for the VM software. My guess is that in that
software you select the type of installation it is (SLES 11 something) and
then it does the rest for you, using its own auto-build script or
something. Maybe try just specifying a Genreic Linux type of thing, so
that it does not try to do the thinking for you.


Good luck.

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On 10/02/2016 13:44, dellagiustinam wrote:
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Hi, I’m trying to install a sles 11sp4 in vm player, the problem is that
it start and don’t stop till the installation ended.
I need to configure the disk space in a different way as it does
automatically.
How can I do to run the classical installation that ask me for disk
partition and packages to install??[/color]

I’ve installed SLES11 SP4 in VMware Player many times and not had this -
at the very beginning make sure you’re choosing the “I will install the
operating system later” option.

Or are you saying that once the SLES install has started you don’t get
to select/change anything … ?

HTH.

Simon
SUSE Knowledge Partner


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[QUOTE=smflood;31479]On 10/02/2016 13:44, dellagiustinam wrote:
[color=blue]

Hi, I’m trying to install a sles 11sp4 in vm player, the problem is that
it start and don’t stop till the installation ended.
I need to configure the disk space in a different way as it does
automatically.
How can I do to run the classical installation that ask me for disk
partition and packages to install??[/color]

I’ve installed SLES11 SP4 in VMware Player many times and not had this -
at the very beginning [COLOR="#FF0000"]make sure you’re choosing the “I will install the
operating system later” option[/COLOR]
.

Or are you saying that once the SLES install has started you don’t get
to select/change anything … ?

HTH.

Simon
SUSE Knowledge Partner


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That’s the right answer, you saved me but what a different behaviour!

On 10/02/2016 16:04, dellagiustinam wrote:
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That’s the right answer, you saved me but what a different behaviour![/color]

Ah yes VMware Player (plus Workstation and Fusion) tries to be clever
and do a typical install but that doesn’t really work for server installs.

HTH.

Simon
SUSE Knowledge Partner


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