Subject: Re: vmware file locking
To: Steve Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Squier <email@example.com>
Date: 06/14/2001 10:39:25
On Thu, Jun 14, 2001 at 08:19:47AM -0400, Steve Bellovin wrote:
> Every time I run vmware, it complains about problems trying to lock
> some files. I wouldn't mind this so much, but one of the files it
> can't lock is the preferences file, so it can't save my option
> selections (including the "don't bother me about this message again"
> flag). Is there some fix or work-around? I'm running 1.5.1b2.
For better or worse, I added:
host.FSSupportLocking1 = 0x1
Bill Squier (firstname.lastname@example.org) http://www.netbsd.org
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