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 ==== I can not get the Network to work using VMware, what should I do? ==== ==== I can not get the Network to work using VMware, what should I do? ====
  
-So how do they differ, the old version has NO network Driver specified in it's "​.vmx"​ file so Minix must try everything and chooses Lance. It would be better if [8] worked but I found that a Bug causes panics with the IRQs to be printed to the Console ​every few seconds.+So how do they differ, the old version has NO network Driver specified in it's "​.vmx"​ file so MINIX must try everything and chooses ​the Lance driver. It would be better if [8] worked but I found that a bug causes panics with the IRQs to be printed to the console ​every few seconds.
  
 To get things working with VMware do this: To get things working with VMware do this:
  
-1. Download the latest ​iso image from the download page, and use 7Zip (or other) to produce ​the "​.iso"​.+1. Download the latest ​ISO image from the download page, and use 7Zip (or other) to extract ​the "​.iso"​.
  
-2. Fire up VMware and create a new Machine ​("​other"​ and "other 64 bit" DO work on 32-Bit WinXP).+2. Fire up VMware and create a new machine ​("​other"​ and "other 64 bit" DO work on 32-Bit WinXP).
  
-3. Create one 16GB Disk and populate it so it won't have to grow (and wreck havoc with defragmentors).+3. Create one 16GB disk and populate it so it won't have to grow (and wreck havoc with defragmentation).
  
-4. You can specify 1024 MB of memory (older versions of Minix only use 880+kb).+4. You can specify 1024 MB of memory (older versions of MINIX only use +880KB).
  
-5. You can choose more than one Processor (handy if you rebuild using gcc and "​CONFIG_SMP=y CONFIG_MAX_CPUS=8"​ ).+5. You can choose more than one processor; ​handy if you rebuild using gcc and 
  
-6. Might as well add USB, a floppy, and Parallel ​Serial Ports.+<​code>​ 
 +CONFIG_SMP=y  
 +CONFIG_MAX_CPUS=8"​ 
 +</​code>​ 
 + 
 +6. You might as well add USB, a floppy, and parallel ​serial ports.
  
 7. Choose "​NAT"​. 7. Choose "​NAT"​.
  
-8. Boot your "​Virtual Machine"​ to the "​.iso"​ (or the BIOS if you want to change things), install ​Minix by typing "setup /​usr"​. ​+8. Boot your "​Virtual Machine"​ to the "​.iso"​ (or the BIOS if you want to make changes), install ​MINIX by typing "setup /​usr"​. ​
  
 9. Use "​non-expert Partitioning"​ (default) and set "/​home"​ to 512K, that makes the last Partition within Minix'​s limits. 9. Use "​non-expert Partitioning"​ (default) and set "/​home"​ to 512K, that makes the last Partition within Minix'​s limits.
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