Message from discussion How to install vmware tools for minix
From: Marco Slot <marco.s...@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: How to install vmware tools for minix
Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2007 16:03:53 -0000
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> This term I have an operating system course and I install a Minix
> system on the VMware.
> I want to write and excute some small programs in the Minix and copy
> some files from minix to the host system.But Minix doesn't support the
> type of Ethernet card on my computer.So it is impossible to transport
> files between the guest system to the host system throght network.Yet
> after searching the web ,I got to know that there's a patch can make
> up this.It can copy the content on the screen of the guest system to
> the clipboard of the host system. The question is how to install it?
> This is the first time I ask for help here and if someone can give me
> some advices I will be very grateful.
The appropriate network driver for VMWare is included in the VMWare
The type of ethernet card shouldn't matter as long as your host OS
You may also be interested in trying out VM Back (I have not tried it
myself). Someone was kind enough to port it to Minix 3: