Subject: VMware 3.2 and virtual terminals
To: None <,>
From: Philippe St-Jacques <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/30/2003 00:49:26
Hi all.

I just compiled and installed successfully vmware-modules-3.2 and vmware-3.2 
on my pentium III NetBSD 1.6Q box. I made everything work after a short 
time. But now I have a problem that I cannot figure out. I don't get 
display. I have the virtual system booting and VMware is actually loading 
Windows 2000, but I have a plain black window. VMware complains about 
virtual terminals at start. Here is a part of the vmware log file.

Mar 29 14:29:07: MKS|[msg.vt.query] Failed to get a free virtual terminal: 
No such device or address
Mar 29 14:29:07: MKS|[msg.mks.vtAllocFailed] Unable to allocate virtual 
terminal for full-screen VGA.
Mar 29 14:29:11: VMX|Booting virtual machine

It complains but still continues the booting procedure. I'd like to know if 
first the lack of display is related with the virtual terminals .. or if it 
is something else I misconfigured. In both way, thanks in advance for the 


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