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 ===== VM Creation Options ===== ===== VM Creation Options =====
  
-Creating a virtual machine is pretty standard.  If you want you can choose VMXNET3 as network interface card because Slackware supports that out of the box, and should give about 15% performance boost in some workloads.  Alternatively you can play it safe and just use e1000.  Don't choose paravirtualised disk controller which is often (un)helpfully selected by default for Linux: either SATA or LSI Logic SAS should work fine.+Creating a virtual machine is pretty standard.  If you want you can choose VMXNET3 as network interface card because Slackware supports that out of the box, and should give about 15% performance boost in some workloads.  Alternatively you can play it safe and just use e1000.  Don't choose paravirtualised disk controller which is often 'helpfullyselected by default for Linux: either SATA or LSI Logic SAS should work fine.
  
 ===== Guest Additions Install ===== ===== Guest Additions Install =====
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 # tar xvf /mnt/dvd/vmware-tools-distrib.tar.gz # tar xvf /mnt/dvd/vmware-tools-distrib.tar.gz
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 +You may find the file is called something other than vmware-tools-distrib.tar.gz, there should only be one tarball.
  
 Before we do anything else, we have one little patch to apply.  Save this to a file called /usr/src/vmware.patch: Before we do anything else, we have one little patch to apply.  Save this to a file called /usr/src/vmware.patch:
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 ====== Sources ====== ====== Sources ======
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