[clug-talk] OT (kinda): VMware issue
Gustin at echostar.ca
Sat Oct 28 00:18:15 PDT 2006
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VMware should trap ctrl-alt so that you can get out of VMware.
You are installing the VMware tools in your VMs right?
Failing that, I would try and ssh into your Kubuntu box to kill vmware.
If you don't get your keyboard back, then there is an issue with your
I have VMware workstation and vmware server installed on two separate
Kubuntu boxes, I have not seen this issue.
> So, I've installed the latest Kubuntu on my laptop. So far so good.
> Except for one little sticking point with VMWare.
> I have 3 VMs setup to emulate the development environments I need.
> These are Windows environments (hence the reason for the OT). One of
> them WinXPHome works fine for a while then locks up. When this happens
> I get no keyboard control, which means I can't go to console and kill
> the process. So I hit the power. The moment I do though, the VM
> recovers / shuts down, but now Kubuntu is shutting down. The other two
> VMs seem to work fine (they're both win2k).
> My question is if this is a Kubuntu, VMWare, or WinXPHome issue? Or if
> anyone else has seen this. If it's purely an XP problem, I'll shutup
> and take my issues off the list. But with *ubuntu being so new, I'm
> curious if anyone else has seen similar issues with VMWare on it?
> Thanks for any feedback. (btw, if it's windows specific feedback,
> please respond off list)
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