Graphical Installation of SuSe Linux in VMware

Problem:

When creating a new virtual machine image with SuSe Linux, the installation doesn’t start in proper graphics mode. Installation screens are visible only if the installer is started in text only mode.

Solution:

The problem is caused due to a problem with VMware framebuffer. To start the installation in graphical mode,before selecting install from the grub menu, enter the following value in the boot options text box and then press Enter.

x11i = fbdev

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