On Windows 7 - Open Task Manager - Look for processes with the name, "vmware-vmx.exe", note the PIDs. Use sysinternals Process Explorer to find the right one and then kill it from there. Also I followed this steps to kill all processes before. depends: vermagic: 3.2.29 SMP mod_unload Aborted The log file mentioned above: 2012-09-26T16:53:01.299Z| vthread-3| I120: Log for VMware Workstation pid=24735 version=9.0.0 build=build-812388 option=Release 2012-09-26T16:53:01.299Z| vthread-3| I120: The process is 64-bit. 2012-09-26T16:53:01.299Z| vthread-3| weblink
But unfortunately i don't remember if that's the exact error message that would pop-up.Edit: there is also a logfile in the vm directory you could check if any error messages are Show 2 replies 1. There are other VM's running so rebooting the host is out of the question.
If there are, kill them or reboot.No, no vmware-vmx process running.Did this happen right after you installed vmware+kernel modules? Not yet workstation, so let's see about that... Browse other questions tagged linux vmware-player slackware or ask your own question. Cannot Find A Valid Peer Process To Connect To Using the VMWare console, I suspended the errant virtual machine.
share|improve this answer answered Oct 4 '12 at 22:23 Luis 560512 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up or log in Sign up using Google Sign Vmware Player Virtual Machine Is Busy Windows As a last resort I would remove everything except the hard disk (the vmdk file(s)), recreate a virtual machine and reattach the hard disk.I also rn vmware but I have installed exit player and rerun it2. https://communities.vmware.com/thread/431830?start=0&tstart=0 Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions 2.
Useful to see if the all modules load properly on boot and also fixes things if (1) is the culprit. Well, I had vmware player installed prior to updating the kernel to finding a word in a string Can なし be used in response to a binary question? I went back to the Windows machine and I could still load it and boot up successfully. Though if the kernel update is the problem i doubt it would help.Clearly the problem is to do with the 2.6.36 kernel as it appeared with the update.
Email check failed, please try again Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. %d bloggers like this: sjnewbs.net Tales from the server room Search Main menu Skip to primary content http://superuser.com/questions/480252/all-my-vmplayer-virtual-machines-are-busy-after-upgrade-in-linux Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. (LogOut/Change) You are The Virtual Machine Is Busy Vmware Fusion share|improve this answer edited Sep 9 '11 at 0:10 saschabeaumont 17.7k34571 answered Sep 17 '08 at 10:17 Espo 30.1k14114134 add a comment| up vote 11 down vote If you're on linux Vmware Force Shutdown Of Vm So your graphic could crash but your VM will keep working. –Martín Marconcini Sep 17 '08 at 11:00 Good to see that it helped.
author: VMware, Inc. http://forumyaren.com/virtual-machine/vmcontrol-error-no-such-virtual-machine.php The "Image" column will have the "vmware-vmx" process listed. exit vm player and try with vmware workstation and see if that fixes it3. I created a new VM directory in my Home directory and mounted the network share manually on the command line: mkdir /home/me/VM sudo mount -t cifs -o sec=ntlm,username=my-username,password= //nas-server/vms /home/me/VM I Vmware Workstation 12 Not Responding
When running from command line, I get this: $ vmplayer Windows_7.vmx Logging to /tmp/vmware-lupe/vmware-modconfig-24735.log filename: /lib/modules/3.2.29/misc/vmmon.ko supported: external license: GPL v2 description: VMware Virtual Machine Monitor. Topics: Active | Unanswered Index »Applications & Desktop Environments »[SOLVED] Vmware: 'the virtual machine is busy' Pages: 1 #1 2010-11-06 09:25:54 ELWisty Member From: Helsinki, Finland Registered: 2009-10-13 Posts: 55 Website I don't see anything more that can hint me on what to do. http://forumyaren.com/virtual-machine/virtual-machine-snapshot-error.php Did you reboot?
I think i already upgraded my kernel once before and didn't have to repeat the patch procedure. VMPlayer say me that 'the virtual machine is busy', but there aren't others virtual machines that are already running.I try to find a fix on google, but it seams that usually You can remove the old vm later.Point is the only time i had a similar problem, was when exiting xorg or rebooting and forgetting to turn off my VMs.
add a comment| 8 Answers 8 active oldest votes up vote 12 down vote accepted If you are using Windows, the virtual machine should have it's own process that is visible Not the answer you're looking for? exit player and rerun it2. check for .lck (lock) files lingering in the virtual machine directoryHave tried 1 and 3 to no avail.
If there are, kill them or reboot.Did this happen right after you installed vmware+kernel modules? Why does multiple inheritance increase sizeof of the object despite the bases are empty? asked 4 years ago viewed 2420 times active 4 years ago Blog Stack Overflow Podcast #93 - A Very Spolsky Halloween Special Related 1Unable to run top command in Linux after this content I then ran the patch which allowed me to install the modules but the 'virtual machine is busy' problem appeared.
Last edited by ELWisty (2010-11-08 21:33:59) Maria Niku: Photography Offline #2 2010-11-06 11:48:01 manmachine Member From: Athens Registered: 2010-10-28 Posts: 62 Website Re: [SOLVED] Vmware: 'the virtual machine is busy' Just My quest continued. There doesn't seem to have been any ill effects so far. You can not post a blank message.
kay....Unplugging all USB devices seems to work just as well as killing the usbarbitrator process.Tried if I could narrow it down to one specific USB device, and found that the situation Opening and adding the VM to my library wasn’t throwing any errors but when I tried to boot it, I would get an error along the lines of: -11 Unable to