ERPXE - Vmware Installs

drayton95
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ERPXE - Vmware Installs

Postby drayton95 » 30 Jun 2015, 09:34

Hi,
I've recently started to try and get vmware working on my erpxe set up.
However everytime I try to boot it, it would complain about mboot.32 not being valid, I have managed to get past this message by using syslinux 5.02's mboot.c32
However now I get the message

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Loading er/plugins/vmware/esxi5/boot.cfg... ok
Invalid Multiboot image: neither ELF header nor a.out kludge found


I'm trying to boot up the version 5 installer, and I have followed the steps on the plugin page, but it is still not working..

Has anyone managed to get around this?

Any help would be highly appreciated, thanks
RaveMaker
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Re: ERPXE - Vmware Installs

Postby RaveMaker » 30 Jun 2015, 19:10

what is the exact version and build of your vmware installation?
drayton95
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Re: ERPXE - Vmware Installs

Postby drayton95 » 01 Jul 2015, 00:53

This is the build off the iso, I downloaded from their website

VMware-VMvisor-Installer-5.0.0.update01-623860.x86_64
RaveMaker
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Re: ERPXE - Vmware Installs

Postby RaveMaker » 02 Jul 2015, 14:57

the first prob is the mboot file you are using, use the mboot file included in the vmware iso.
make sure to edit the boot.cfg included in the cd, it should be something like this:

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bootstate=0
title=Loading ESXi installer
kernel=/er/plugins/vmware/esxi5/tboot.b00
kernelopt=runweasel
prefix=/er/plugins/vmware/esxi5/
modules=b.b00 --- useropts.gz --- k.b00 --- a.b00 --- ata-pata.v00 --- ata-pata.v01 --- ata-pata.v02 --- ata-pata.v03 --- ata-pata.v04 --- ata-pata.v05 --- ata-pata.v06 --- ata-pata.v07 --- block-cc.v00 --- ehci-ehc.v00 --- s.v00 --- weaselin.i00 --- ima-qla4.v00 --- ipmi-ipm.v00 --- ipmi-ipm.v01 --- ipmi-ipm.v02 --- misc-cni.v00 --- misc-dri.v00 --- net-be2n.v00 --- net-bnx2.v00 --- net-bnx2.v01 --- net-cnic.v00 --- net-e100.v00 --- net-e100.v01 --- net-enic.v00 --- net-forc.v00 --- net-igb.v00 --- net-ixgb.v00 --- net-nx-n.v00 --- net-r816.v00 --- net-r816.v01 --- net-s2io.v00 --- net-sky2.v00 --- net-tg3.v00 --- ohci-usb.v00 --- sata-ahc.v00 --- sata-ata.v00 --- sata-sat.v00 --- sata-sat.v01 --- sata-sat.v02 --- sata-sat.v03 --- scsi-aac.v00 --- scsi-adp.v00 --- scsi-aic.v00 --- scsi-bnx.v00 --- scsi-fni.v00 --- scsi-hps.v00 --- scsi-ips.v00 --- scsi-lpf.v00 --- scsi-meg.v00 --- scsi-meg.v01 --- scsi-meg.v02 --- scsi-mpt.v00 --- scsi-mpt.v01 --- scsi-mpt.v02 --- scsi-qla.v00 --- scsi-qla.v01 --- uhci-usb.v00 --- tools.t00 --- imgdb.tgz --- imgpayld.tgz
build=
updated=0

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