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I'm trying to install vmware to run another gpu2 client on linux with vmware, but do i download the vmware player or the vmware server?

If player which one?
http://www.vmware.com/download/player/download.html

I got a 64bit os.

thx for the help guys
    
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dl VMware server
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dl VMware server
Any down side to using VMware Workstation?
    
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So your trying to get dual GPU2 clients running by running one through VMWare on Linux?
    
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Any down side to using VMware Workstation?
nope, thats what Im using and it works fine
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Well, Rough Riders use VMWare Player, and we've taken first place in the last two months of competition...and we're in first for this month.

Maybe that'll sway you.

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So your trying to get dual GPU2 clients running by running one through VMWare on Linux?
exactly what i'm trying to do.. so far i have 1x SMP client and 1x GPU2 client running. I got 2x 8800Gt in SLI. So i wanna run VMware to get my second gpu to work too.
    
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post #8 of 11
There is a work around for the ATP GPU2 client in Windows for 2 clients running, but as far as the nVidia client goes, you may be the pioneer!
Check the ATI FAQ for running two, it may help get the gears turning
    
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So your trying to get dual GPU2 clients running by running one through VMWare on Linux?
exactly what i'm trying to do.. so far i have 1x SMP client and 1x GPU2 client running. I got 2x 8800Gt in SLI. So i wanna run VMware to get my second gpu to work too.
    
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exactly what i'm trying to do.. so far i have 1x SMP client and 1x GPU2 client running. I got 2x 8800Gt in SLI. So i wanna run VMware to get my second gpu to work too.
I already read that 2 posts ago
    
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