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My VMs keep going back to "normal" from "low" and choke off the GPU client. Is there a way to force them to stay low?
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would set priority work?

http://www.overclock.net/4246525-post2.html
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post #3 of 25
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Originally Posted by nafljhy View Post
would set priority work?
Does it? I have never tried it.
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post #4 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by mortimersnerd View Post
My VMs keep going back to "normal" from "low" and choke off the GPU client. Is there a way to force them to stay low?
Stop the virtual machine(s) and quit VMware Player.

Edit your .vmx file using WordPad (NOTEPAD WILL NOT WORK) and add these lines in at the end:

priority.grabbed = "low"
priority.ungrabbed = "low"

Restart the virtual machine(s).
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post #5 of 25
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by error10 View Post
Stop the virtual machine(s) and quit VMware Player.

Edit your .vmx file using WordPad (NOTEPAD WILL NOT WORK) and add these lines in at the end:

priority.grabbed = "low"
priority.ungrabbed = "low"

Restart the virtual machine(s).
Thank you. I will try that in a min. +1 for the responses.
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post #6 of 25
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Is this right?
Code:
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<Foundry>
<VM>
<VMId type="string">52 69 cf a9 a4 3c f0 77-0d 47 82 f9 20 71 58 e4</VMId>
<ClientMetaData>
<clientMetaDataAttributes/>
<HistoryEventList/></ClientMetaData>
<vmxPathName type="string">ub1.4.vmx</vmxPathName></VM></Foundry>
<priority.grabbed = "low">
<priority.ungrabbed = "low">
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post #7 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by mortimersnerd View Post
Is this right?
Code:
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<Foundry>
<VM>
<VMId type="string">52 69 cf a9 a4 3c f0 77-0d 47 82 f9 20 71 58 e4</VMId>
<ClientMetaData>
<clientMetaDataAttributes/>
<HistoryEventList/></ClientMetaData>
<vmxPathName type="string">ub1.4.vmx</vmxPathName></VM></Foundry>
<priority.grabbed = "low">
<priority.ungrabbed = "low">
That's the .vmxf file, not the .vmx file. Go edit the .vmx file.
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post #8 of 25
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What file is it?


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post #9 of 25
It's the Ub1.4 configuration file. Where it says file type, it says VMware configuration file..
post #10 of 25
Oh, you have file extensions hidden. WHY????

It's this file.
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