In a recent edition of the LangaList, one of your readers writes that VMware doesn’t support SATA drives ( http://langa.com/newsletters/2006/2006-10-09.htm ). I’m not sure what he means by that, as the type of hardware should be transparent to the software … that is, if the OS recognizes it, the software should too. My main drive on my XP Pro machine is a Western Digital 250 SATA II drive, and VMware works fine for me. Charles Gaefke
Thanks, Charles. VMware does not support SATA drives, but as you’ve discovered, they can learn to live together. The VMware.com site has a FAQ on the subject for those wanting to pursue this: http://www.vmware.com/community/thread.jspa?threadID=27693
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