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Re: first contact

On Mon, 2002-10-28 at 05:17, Simon Law wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 28, 2002 at 11:03:11AM +0100, yam wrote:
> > I just downloaded last hurd iso image (hurd-J2-CD1.iso), and what I
> > tried first is to install it into VMWare virtual machine (maybe this
> > aint supported at all though), it doesnt work, after following dialog
> > menus (similar to debian) and rebooting, it stays blank, I get nothing.
> > 
> > Is it caused by VMWare? would it work with a normal installation
> > directly from cd?
> 	VMWare is not supported software, and will not be as long as it
> remains non-free.  Please see
> http://hurd.gnufans.org/bin/view/Hurd/NewbieQuestions
For the record it is possible as of v3.1 & J1, tho certainly a trying
experience.  I recall the issue yam mentions, I think you have to give
the vm only like 32-64 megs of RAM.  Might have to play with the OS type
a little too, like '*BSD' or 'Other' I don't exactly recall.


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