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> Vmware Installation On Slackware 9.0
xreverendx
post Feb 16 2004, 05:37 PM
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I am having troubles installing VMWare on my computer. I am currently running Slackware 9.0. When i run the install program i come to the question:
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What is the directory that contains the init directories (rc0.d/ to rc6.d/)?

the documentaition just says to use the defaults for this, but, obviously, there is no default responce in this question. Does anyone know the correct answer? Thanks.
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post Feb 16 2004, 06:04 PM
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This is one of the things that is different between slackware and almost all other versions of linux (and System V type UNIX's) ... they don't use rcx.d directories for startup or shutdown ... see this page for a way to get vmware to run on slackware.

Some more info:
http://www.faqts.com/knowledge_base/view.p...phtml/aid/23428

http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jsp...ageID=6055#6055

http://www.vmware.com/support/kb/enduser/s...hZ2U9MQ**&p_li=

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Operating_...Q_20537970.html


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