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Installing VMware Tools from Virtual Infrastructure Client Does Not Eject CD-ROM from a Solaris Guest (2157)

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When I install VMware Tools from a VI Client, how do I eject a CD-ROM from a Solaris guest operating system?

Solution

When you install VMware Tools from a VI Client, the installation does not force a CD-ROM ejection from inside a Solaris guest operating system.

To solve this problem,use one of the following two options before you install VMware Tools:

  • Manually unmount the CD-ROM from the Solaris guest operating system, or
  • Use the mount/unmount options from the Solaris guest operating sytem.

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