[rescue] Re: Is it the x86 hardware or the OS?

Brian Dunbar Brian.Dunbar at plexus.com
Thu Jun 19 08:27:11 CDT 2003

>Actually, I think you'll find that the problem is with faulty virtual disk
emulation under VMWare - not the 
>underlying hardware or the host/guest operating systems. The fact that you
got a stop error means that VMWare has 
>managed to bootstrap the boot loader from the virtual disk and the VM is
attempting to boot. My guess is that, for 
>some reason, the virtual disk has timed out on an I/O request and NT has
halted as a precaution.

>VMWare is excellent, but it isn't perfect.



Which makes sense.  Thanks, Gavin.


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