FreeBSD 7.0 and VMware tools (was Re: FreeBSD 7RC2 and VMware tools)

Michael C. Cambria mcc at
Mon Mar 3 19:58:33 UTC 2008

Dimitri Yioulos wrote:

>  I've followed a 
> couple of posts in other forums (or fora, if you prefer :-)  ) that suggest 
> using the e1000 NIC driver (e.g., but 
> it fails.  This is the last piece I need to make work.  Suggestions?

What's the problem you see?

All I've ever needed to do was edit my .vmx file and add:

ethernet0.virtualDev = "e1000"


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