[ltp] Re: Switched to Linux guest on Vmware running on Windows host

Alan Shutko linux-thinkpad@www.bm-soft.com
Tue, 05 Feb 2002 17:42:53 -0500

Chris Merrill <cmerrill@nc.rr.com> writes:

> I had hoped that was the problem, since I had upgraded from 128M to
> 640M immediately after purchase.

That could be a problem.

> After finding a floppy-based linux boot disk with 'parted' for
> partitioning tasks and the 'lphdisk' utility for formatting the
> hibernation partition correctly based on the BIOS type, I still
> couldn't get it to work.

I don't believe that lphdisk will work with IBM laptops.  Maybe this
link will help?


You'll need a FAT partition larger than 640MB (not sure how much
overhead there is), and the tool should create the hibernation file.

Alan Shutko <ats@acm.org> - In a variety of flavors!
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