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VMWare server and Fedora 10

Posted on 2009-07-13
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I am running Fedora 10 as the host operating system and have a VM guest of Windows 2003 server running on VMWare Server.

Everything was working sweet until I tried to access a USB pen drive. I lost all network connectivity between the host and guest OS's. I cannot get en IP address and the hardware is not recognized. I reinstalled the Windows OS with no luck. I brought down and up the VM network interfaces in Fedora. Nothing

Help Points definitely available.

Thanks in Advance

Best Regards,
Dan
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vmwarun - Arun earned 500 total points
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Did you try accessing the USB Drive in your Host or Guest ?

Have you installed VMware Tools in the Windows Guest VM ?
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arunraju

The problem now is not with the USB disk it is with networking. Neither of the network cards, wireless or ethernet, are available.

Dan
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I suggest that you try reinstalling VMware Tools in the Windows Guest.
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