Mailing List Archived Message #106

From: "Ed Durrant" <> Full Headers
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Subject: Re: [Virtualized eCS] VMWare server - can't get off the ground.
Date: Sun, 02 Jan 2011 18:24:59 +1100
To: Virtualized eCS Users Mailing List <>

eCS 2.0 is supported under VMWare ESX v 4.x Hypervisor,  however Julian is trying to run eCS under VM Server running on top of Windows XP - hence not a Hypervisor.

As you say, now that Julian has a processor with VT support,  Virtualbox may be a better option for him.



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Chuck McKinnis wrote:

I don't think that OS/2 is supported under VMWare.  Runs fine under VirtualBox.

On 1/1/2011 7:51 PM, Julian Thomas wrote:
I laid out big bucks to upgrade my CPU to one that includes VT support, but if I try to install eCS
2.0 GA as an os2 VM it won't power on, complaining that there's no hardware virtualization.

Board is Intel DG31PR; CPU is Q8400. Host OS is XP.  Bios was updated to latest level, and
shows VT enabled (under the security tab).

If I change it to "Other 32 bit OS" I don't get that cuss message, but cannot get the virtual
console to open (I had clicked the box to go to bios on the first power on) under either FF or IE.
In FF I installed the vmware console plugin, but it then cusses about being unable to access the
VM console - couldn't get a session ticket.

In IE it's worse.  I installed the plugin, and then it comes back and says I need to install the

Any ideas on these issues?
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