[ale] Linux+VMWare+Windows+Cluster ????
hne at inetnow.net
Fri Oct 26 12:05:45 EDT 2001
Robert L. Harris wrote:
> Got one from the windows guys I HAVE to help with. They want to take a
> quad proc Dell, load a stable linux on it. Put VMWare on that, put windows
> in the VMWare and "cluster" the windows boxes.....
> I about hit the floor at this thought.
> One major snag. The cluster software REQUIRES shared scsi attached
> software, yeah, arguably stupid to require this to install but it does.
> The box has scsi cards and disks, but of course VMWare sees this as IDE.
> Has anyone worked with getting this to be shown as scsi for this clustering
> I'm digging around the vmware site, but as usually, not getting too
> far with them unless I wanna file an incident.
When you loaded Win under vmware, you should have included a BusLogic scsi driver. This is the card that vmware emulates. With that, you should have been able to see your scsi devices as scsi devices (and not IDE).
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