After I spent a lot of time to install VMWare ESXi on my server, I found problem about ESXi could not install on my disk RAID#1. Many people found this problem to :
So if you would like to install VMWare ESXi into your server, you should check your hardware which is supported by VMWare ESXi from this link before :
I hope, it will support my server sooner .
Anyway, I came back to my original solution that is installation the VMWare server.
After I installed an Ubuntu Server 8.10 completely, I would like to install a VMWare server on this server. And I found original solution from
These are my steps :
- Install some importance software.
# sudo apt-get install openssh-client # sudo apt-get install wget # sudo apt-get install chkrootkit rkhunter # sudo chkrootkit # rkhunter --checkall
- Download the VMWare server from http://www.vmware.com/download/server/
- Download the VMWare-Update from http://www.insecure.ws/
warehouse/vmware-update-2.6. 27-5.5.7-2.tar.gz by wget command
# wget -c http://www.insecure.ws/warehouse/vmware-update-2.6.27-5.5.7-2.tar.gz
- Install the VMWare server
# sudo aptitude install xinetd # sudo aptitude install build-essential # sudo aptitude install linux-headers-`uname -r` # sudo aptitude install libx11-6 libx11-dev libxtst6 xlibs-dev libxrender-dev # tar xvfz VMware-server-1.0.X-XXXX.tar.gz # cd vmware-server-distrib # sudo ./vmware-install.pl
- If you cannot compile module, you can compile by vmware-update
# tar xvfz vmware-update-2.6.27-5.5.7-2.tar.gz # cd vmware-update; # sudo ./runme.pl
If you find some problem about installation, please read this post before.