DragonFly hung up in Vmware
dacut at kanga.org
Sun Feb 29 08:43:18 PST 2004
i install DragonFly in vmware, and at install stage,it will sudden hung
up, dont know why, i have to reboot and reinstall. after reboot and
reinstall 3 times, i install it ok. and at cvsup phase,it hung up
again, then i try ssh login, it's ok, i can remote login. and can
control it again. but i can't control through console. i dont know if
it's a bug.
This is a bug in VMware on Linux (possibly Windows, too), triggered by
something unusual DragonFly is doing. I've seen it on both 4.0.2 and 4.0.5.
Basically, VMware's console becomes extremely sluggish -- it can take
minutes for keypresses to register or output to update. I've managed to
reboot VMware under such a circumstance, and the slugishness continues
into the boot phase and BIOS setup screen, which pretty much nails it as
a VMware bug.
I've been chasing what in DF causes this for a couple weeks now, but to
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