Free VMware server on SLES10 minimum install13 Nov 2006
First install a minimum SLES10 (only using selectiong
I have a few issues with the minimum install thing in SLES10 (I had kind of the same feeling with SLES9):
- Why do I have to use CD2 to install a 76 kilobyte
Zenwork Managemnet Daemon. Why not put it on CD1? It seems really lame that you cannot make a minimum install with CD1.
- No I really don’t want the
Network Mmanagerto manage my ethernet interface on my server… I want to give it a static ip. Ahhh I can disabled it. But why do SLES10 still want to install the network-manager package?… and worse all its dependencies is the reason why I choose the minimum install in the first place. Luckily after the install you can choose to use the old way of configuring network from within YAST.
Besides from that SLES10 have so far made a good impression on me.
I usually turn off the services
Preparing server for VMware
Extra packages needed:
xorg-x11-libs gcc kernel-source
Now install the the free
VMware Server from www.vmware.com:
Free VMware server on SLES10 minimum install by Jacob Emcken is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.