Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 14th Sep 2009 04:05 UTC, submitted by Coldfirex
BeOS & Derivatives The Haiku Project is proud to announce the availability of Haiku R1/Alpha 1, the first official development release of Haiku, an open source operating system that specifically targets personal computing. The purpose of this release is to make a stable development snapshot of Haiku available to a wider audience for more extensive testing and debugging.
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To get the network enabled in VMWare edit the .vmx file to have the following:

ethernet0.present = "TRUE"
ethernet0.connectionType = "nat"
ethernet0.wakeOnPcktRcv = "FALSE"
ethernet0.linkStatePropagation.enable = "TRUE"
ethernet0.startConnected = "true"
ethernet0.virtualDev = "e1000"

Start the VM open the Network Preference pane and set it to DHCP and close the pane. Reboot Haiku.

To get sound enabled in VMWare edit the .vmx file to have the following:

sound.present = "TRUE"
sound.virtualDev = "es1371"
sound.fileName = "-1"
sound.autodetect = "TRUE"

Then download and extract the following OSS zip to /boot/

To enable VMWare Video, Mouse and Clipboard integration download the following zip and extract to /boot/

Reboot Haiku.

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marcp Member since:

Uhm ... just the word from the VMWare & VirtualBox user: Haiku runs perfectly inside VirtualBox too - and you don't have to sweat to set up the network.

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