Important Notice: The site is currently being upgraded to a new software system. This process could take a day or two to complete. During that time, we are going to leave the site up here, on its old software. WHAT GETS POSTED HERE DURING THIS TRANSITION WILL NOT BE COPIED OVER ONTO THE NEW SITE, WHEN THE UPGRADE IS COMPLETE. When we swap over, the content posted while this message is visible will be lost. We wanted to give you folks a place to hang out and talk while we worked though. We will let you know when we are finished. Please pardon the inconvenience, during this transition.

Home Forums Classifieds GT Store Blogs Today's Posts Search Social Groups



  
SIGN-UP
Notices

Glock Talk
Welcome To The Glock Talk Forums.

 
  
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-24-2009, 20:29   #1
betyourlife
on a GLOCK
 
betyourlife's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 10,553
vmware: vista taking FOREVER to install

So I recently setup vmware server 2 on my desktop. I downloaded the x64 bit linux editions (since I was installing on Ubuntu) after failed attempts installing on Vista.

Created a VM after installation and went to install Vista Ultimate x64 on it. That process was started more than three hours ago, and is still in progress! It is currently on the "completing installation page" after the first or second reboot.

I do not recall it taking this long to install last time. Is it taking this long because I am installing on vmware? External drive? What?
betyourlife is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-24-2009, 21:40   #2
betyourlife
on a GLOCK
 
betyourlife's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 10,553
Well, I tried to suspend the virtual machine, only to find that it takes forever to suspend. I should have just stopped it.

I deleted the machines files (11.gb worth) off my drive and will start over tomorrow. I think the external drive is the cause of the slow install. I can't think of anything else that may be the culprit.
betyourlife is offline   Reply With Quote

 
  
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump




All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:44.




Homepage
FAQ
Forums
Calendar
Advertise
Gallery
GT Wiki
GT Blogs
Social Groups
Classifieds
GT Store


Users Currently Online: 763
222 Members
541 Guests

Most users ever online: 4,867
May 19, 2015 at 1:03