Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

windows VM on Linux Host - large usage of /tmp/vmware

  1. #1

    Hafnarfjörður IS
    Posts : 4,376
    Linux Centos 7, W8.1, W7, W2K3 Server W10

    windows VM on Linux Host - large usage of /tmp/vmware

    Hi there
    Workstation Version 10.2 Host running these distros - same observations for both hosts. Opensuse / Linux Mint 17 both 64 bit. Guest is windows 8.1 update 1.

    I seem on the df -h command get a /tmp file around 4GB which is 95% allocated. This goes down to 0% when the vm is powered off.

    I can't seem to find any way to increase the size of this file or configure it in any way -- is this just VMware using disk space or will my Guest eventually fail because lack of disk space. There's actually plenty of space on the HDD itself. !!

    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails snapshot1.png  

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

windows VM on Linux Host - large usage of /tmp/vmware
Related Threads
Hello, I have recently discovered that my laptop cooler was going crazy and I didn't knew why, then I started Task Manager and there it was "Windows host process (Rundll32) eating 30% of the cpu. Notebook specs: Cpu: Intel Core i5 3210m Ram: 8gb ddr3 1600mhz OS: Windows 8.1 x64 pro with...
Hi there Windows 10 build 9879 with the latest updates running as a VM on Windows 8.1 host using VMware workstation 11 or vmplayer 7 won't attach USB devices - only USB devices connected at power on seem to be recognised. I upgraded a W8.1 system to W10 but I'll try later with a brand new...
Hi there I wrote a few answers to people wanting to use Linux as a HOST or VM on their SP3 and there was a question about the on screen touch keyboard. As I use LINUX as the HOST and Windows 8.1 as the VM on the sp3 I hadn't thought too much about the on screen touch keyboard in Linux - but...
85% RAM usage on idle, large cached memory. in Performance & Maintenance
Hello, I've recently encountered a problem. It seems as if my computer is using way too much RAM for some reason. I currently have 6GB of RAM installed. As soon as I start my computer up, I'm greeted with this warning: 43231 So I decided to open up task manager and see exactly how much RAM I'm...
Hi there Mp3tag very useful tagging program for music files -- you don't need to run this on a Windows VM on a Linux host. This runs 100% perfectly on WINE on the linux host. I did look at some pure linux alternatives but although the interface was OK they didn't wotk !!. Wine also runs...
Hi there after getting / enabling 3D and hardware acceleration to work on Windows Guest from OPENSUSE 13.1 Linux HOST the UNIT mode application menus work just fine One caveat -- The Metro store app starts automatically -- you have to close that and remove from windows task bar when you leave...
How to Share Partitions Between Host and Guest in VMware Player The original idea for this tutorial came from Horace (Hopachi). I only made the pictures, added some text and put it all together. Credits should go to Hopachi. This tutorial shows you how to share partitions between a...
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook