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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 5, 2022

Set minimal amount of video memory in HMC installation ova file for VMware vSphere

The HMC's installation ova image for VMware does not set the minimal required memory for the video card. If the video card memory for the VM is less than 6 MB, you are unable to set the minimum required screen resolution on the VM system console. If the screen resolution is to low, you are not able to select several function during the installation of the virtual HMC appliance for x86. The HMC ova installation file for VMware should be changed and specify at least 6 MB for the video card memory. This is allows to activate display mode "2) 1280x1024 1024x768 800x600" during the installation. Display mode "2) 1280x1024 1024x768 800x600" is sufficient to access all HMC web interface functions through the VMware web console.
Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    Apr 29, 2022

    This request is being considered for our long term roadmap.