installing ESXi in Vmware fusion

I am trying to install ESXi in Vmware fusion, but I keep getting the error displayed in the screenshot.

In the settings I reserved 4GB RAM for the ESXi. I am not sure why it is saying it needs more than 2GB of memory.

Any help will be very much appreciated.


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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Does your VM settings equal 4GB or more?
jskfanAuthor Commented:
Oh yes....I reserved 4GB RAM for ESXi
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Reserved you mean set 4GB in the VM settings

Not reserved in the fusion host settings?
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jskfanAuthor Commented:
jskfanAuthor Commented:
I do not see where you allocate memory to vmware fusion itself
Try "Virtual Machine > Settings >  Memory". I don't have my iMac available but I think thats where it is.

You need to ensure that you have set aside 4Gb for the VM.

Also, look at this link. It talks about building a custom VM with VM Fusion:

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jskfanAuthor Commented:
it works now for some reason
thank you
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