Monthly Archives: March 2008

SQL 2005 setup notes for VirtualCenter 2.5

create user: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa337562.aspx (add sysadmin under security) as stated here: http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1003346 create db and make the user the owner consideration on recovery mode of DB: http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1001046 how to make changes: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms190203.aspx install native client on VC server http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/deta … n#filelist … Continue reading

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Driverpacks.net breaks Windows 2003 installation!

Well, the current production build (8.02.1) does. It gives the lsi_sas.sys file missing message on installation. Luckily, those bright folks over there fixed it in the nightlies here: http://dev.driverpacks.thesneaky.com/driverpacks_nightlies/ The one I used is 803B. Those guys are awesome. http://dev.driverpacks.thesneaky.com/dr … Continue reading

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Linux memory usage …

I’m not sure if this is right, so this could be conjecture, wild coincidence, or just total bullshit. To find out how much memory you really need in a Linux machine, here’s my guess at how to do it. The … Continue reading

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ovftool …

OVF is an open-standard for VM distribution. OVF has a number of important benefits, like encapsulating the entire VM in a single file, storing metadata, support for multi-VM configurations, disk compression, and platform independence. VC 2.5 also allows the VI … Continue reading

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