Stuck at 'VMware easy install'

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On 05/05/2012 03:02 PM, Akash Jain wrote:


> Hi All,
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> I'm trying to install ubuntu 12.04 x86 inside vmware workstation 8.
> However I think the process the stuck. Its just showing "Retrieving
> file 43 of 105" from the last 45 mins or so. Is it normal ?
>
> Thanks.
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What networking settings are you using on that VM?

Have you tried installation of Ubuntu 12.04 32-bits on other
virtualization platform, like VirtualBox?

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(Not so) happy Monday morning!

First request of the day – one of the VM’s was unresponsive and had to be rebooted (RDP was hanging and no incoming connections were allowed). I’m thinking not a big deal so VM was rebooted but I have noticed that VMware Tools were not up to date so thought why not update them at the same time? This is where it all started to go wrong… At this point VM was not responding (which I knew about) AND VMware Tools install was totally stuck on some random percentage in Recent Tasks. Great start.

Few things I have tried before finding the proper solution:

Trying to cancel the install by right clicking on Initiated VMware Tools Install or Upgrade in Recent Tasks didn’t yield any results. Option was greyed out.Powering off the VM was unsuccessful as well. Again, options to Power Off, Reset etc. were greyed out.Ejecting the .iso file that’s responsible for VMware Tools install didn’t help since the .iso was not connected.

To get me...

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Hi,

I did not know that it's not possible to install both, VMware Player and VMware Workstation. So I installed VMware Player next to my existing VMware Workstation copy.

VMware Player started fine, VMware Workstation was not available any more. So I re-installed VMware Workstation but after installation and configuration (vmware-config.pl) I'm unable to start VMware Workstation:

\# vmware

vmware is installed, but it has not been (correctly) configured

for this system. To (re-)configure it, invoke the following command:

/usr/bin/vmware-config.pl.

I can run vmware-config.pl again and again - always the same result:

This program previously created the file /dev/vmmon, and was about to remove it.

Somebody else apparently did it already.

This program previously created the file /dev/parport0, and was about to remove

it. Somebody else apparently did it already.

This program previously created the...

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Q: I’m trying to evacuate a machine that is suffering a hardware failure, and one of the VMs thinks it is installing the VMware Tools, so it won’t VMotion. The error is “The virtual machine is installing VMware Tools and cannot initiate a migration operation.” I also cannot right-click the VM in vCenter and choose “End VMware Tools Install.” Is there a way for me to end the VMware Tools installation from the ESX command line?

A: Yes, it’s a two-step process once you’ve logged into the console OS of the ESX server where the VM is executing.

First, you need the ID of the VM (all on one line if it wraps):

/usr/bin/vmware-cmd /vmfs/volumes/datastore-name/vm-folder/vmx-file.vmx getid

Then you can do a:

/usr/bin/vmware-vim-cmd vmsvc/tools.cancelinstall idnumber

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