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Solaris guest will not run GUI install nor obtain IP from VMware during installation

I'm attempting to install Solaris 10 32 bit as a virtual guest on VMware workstation 6.5.1.  Solaris will not obtain an IP from VMware when using NAT or bridged mode upon initial installation? I receive an error "could not contact a dhcp server on the network interface" The interface e1000g0 is mentioned. Any ideas?

While "attempting to configure interface e1000g0" I get "skipped interface e1000g0"?

Another issue is the graphical installer will not run. The xsystem starts up and the cursor is present but it reverts to the console based installer?
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za_mkhCommented:
Don't have any experience of SUN but could it be that it is not working as the VMWare tools for SUN have not been installed in the VM?
I did a quick search on the Internet and see that there is a VMWare tools package for SUN guest VM's. This link talks about Workstation 5.5 so it has to be included in 6 too.
 http://blogs.sun.com/superpat/entry/yay_vmware_workstation_5_5
 
 
 
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adamshieldsAuthor Commented:
I actually just had to throw more memory at the guest to get everything to work correctly.
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