SLIC Passthru to VM

It is possible to pass the BIOS SLIC table through to the guest, allowing activation using the SLIC method on supported hardware. Add the following to the VMX file: acpi.passthru.slic = "TRUE" acpi.passthru.slicvendor = "TRUE" SMBIOS.reflecthost = "TRUE" 123 acpi.passthru.slic = "TRUE"acpi.passthru.slicvendor = "TRUE"SMBIOS.reflecthost = "TRUE"

Pass real Mac details to VM Part 1

Pass real Mac details to VM Part 1
This is a copy of my post at InsanelyMac which I will keep updated with new discoveries. Here are some new VMX settings that will help you make OS X running in VMware look more like a real Apple Mac. I have only tested on Workstation 10 running on Windows 7, so I cannot guarantee ...

BootCamp from external USB drive

I use Apple Macbook Pro and iMac for work and at home, as well as HP z820 Workstation for development. Sometimes there is a need to demonstrate the software I am responsible for on the Apple equipment, but the software is designed for Windows. Whilst it can run in a virtual machine, some demos require ...

Suppress VMware multiple vCPU message

Suppress VMware multiple vCPU message
When starting an OS X guest under VMware Fusion with more than 1 vCPU, the following warning message is displayed: To disable the message open the VMX file for the guest whilst it is shutdown and add the following line: isolation.tools.bug328986.disable = "TRUE" 1 isolation.tools.bug328986.disable = "TRUE" This only suppresses the message, and the guest ...