Boot from a USB device in VMware Workstation

 

Currently can you not boot a VM (within VMware Workstation) from an USB device. When google across the internet, I came across some good info for by passing this potential problem.

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How to Install VMware 6.5 Workstation on SUSE Linux 11 64 bit

Currently if a user tries to install VMware-Workstation-6.5.0-xxxxxx.x86_64.rpm on SLE 11 (SLED/SLES 11 64 bit), the installation of VMware goes through fine, but if user tries to launch the VMware workstation it fails.

When a user tries to start the application through the icon shortcut, it brings up a taskbar, but after a few seconds, it closes with no windows or error messages.

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Power up of guest stops at 95% with error

Hello,

I have vmware server 2 installed in SuSE 10.1 and has some Linux and a windows running as vm machine.
Couple days ago, I powered off.
After power I found that some of the vm machines can't power on properly. they all stop at 95%, and in event show :
Failed to power on: A general system error occurred.
And following is logs from the /var/log/vmware:

[2009-04-14 15:59:42.237 'Libs' 1078511952 info] readlink /var/run/vmware/e4a4507c25f88efe43b74ca7942d458e: No such file or directory
[2009-04-14 15:59:42.237 'Libs' 1078511952 info] readlink /var/run/vmware/%2fopt%2fvmware%2fVirtual%20Machine%2fVirtual%20Machine%2evmx: No such file or directory

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