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VMware Mounting Shared Folder in Linux Guest

Anyone who’s used VMware at a desktop level for a while has likely run into the need to share a file from the guest operating system back to the host operating system. This post will cover options for Debian derivatives… Continue Reading

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How to Expand Swap on a Linux VM

I searched for a while to come up with a method for expanding swap in an online way thinking that it might now be possible given all kinds of disk and file system advances over the past few years.  It's… Continue Reading

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A Virtual Story – Virtualization Option Exploration

In this post, I'm not going to go into the pro's and con's of the various virtualization options that are currently out there as there are already plenty of side-by-side comparisons.  If you're looking for a technical comparison, this probably… Continue Reading

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VMWare Migration Error: File size is larger than maximum size supported by datastore

What an error huh?  So one night some time ago (November 30th, 2010) I was in the process of doing some physical to virtual system migrations and ran into this odd error: "File *.vmdk is larger than the maximum size… Continue Reading