6 Replies Latest reply on Oct 30, 2008 12:28 PM by sadlf

    Leopard Server VM problems

    sadlf Novice

      I am running Leopard Server and I have found that there are some problems with it: There is no sound coming out of it, I am not allowed to scroll my mouse 360 degrees (mouse not detected), and (most importantly) I cannot drag & drop files between host and guest, so I am forced to resort to getting files to an external hard drive.. Anyone have any ideas on how to fix any of these problems? Any help would be appreciated.

        • 1. Re: Leopard Server VM problems
          Guru

          I am running Leopard Server and I have found that there are some problems with it: There is no sound coming out of it, I am not allowed to scroll my mouse 360 degrees (mouse not detected), and (most importantly)

           

          These two are normal and expected. We don't currently have an audio driver for OS X guests, and we don't currently support horizontal scrolling (vertical should work, though).

           

          I cannot drag & drop files between host and guest, so I am forced to resort to getting files to an external hard drive

           

          I'm not sure drag-and-drop is currently supposed to work. Another alternative would be a HGFS or network share.

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          • 2. Re: Leopard Server VM problems
            sadlf Novice

            Thanks! Otherwise, Leopard is working great.

            • 3. Re: Leopard Server VM problems
              sadlf Novice
              etung wrote:

              I cannot drag & drop files between host and guest, so I am forced to resort to getting files to an external hard drive

               

              I'm not sure drag-and-drop is currently supposed to work. Another alternative would be a HGFS or network share.

              How do I set up a HGFS or network share?

              • 4. Re: Leopard Server VM problems
                Guru

                How do I set up a HGFS or network share?

                 

                HGFS is a Host-Guest FileSystem (as noted in Glossary of Virtualization (and Computing) Terms). To set it up, do the following:

                 

                • Enable (HGFS) Shared Folders, under Virtual Machine > Settings

                • Add the folder(s) to be shared.

                • Install Tools in the guest.

                 

                To set up a network share, follow the standard directions for the OS you're sharing from (for example, look in the host's System Preferences > Sharing).

                • 5. Re: Leopard Server VM problems
                  sadlf Novice
                  etung wrote:

                  How do I set up a HGFS or network share?

                   

                  HGFS is a Host-Guest FileSystem (as noted in Glossary of Virtualization (and Computing) Terms). To set it up, do the following:

                   

                  • Enable (HGFS) Shared Folders, under Virtual Machine > Settings

                  • Add the folder(s) to be shared.

                  • Install Tools in the guest.

                   

                   

                  When I try to add a folder, it says the folder is nested and forces me to uncheck the box, even though I don't have any other enabled folders and even when all of the mirrored folders are in gray and unchecked.

                  • 6. Re: Leopard Server VM problems
                    sadlf Novice

                    Thanks, network share works great!