VMWare

Installation

First step

Install VMWare Workstation : VMWare Workstation On Linux you can download it with your package manager (Debian or Arch Linux).

Second step

Download our VMWare appliance. Unzip the folder in an appropriate location (you can use unzip vmware-cri-vm.zip).

Click on Open a Virtual Machine. import

Select the CRI_VM folder. import1

Select the CRI VM.vmx file. import2

Third step

You now have an imported VM. You can now run it by double clicking on it. imported

In the familiar PXE menu, choose the Prepare disk entry.

Let it boot, a script will run automatically and your VM will shutdown once its done.

ipxemenu

Fourth step

You can Start your VM again. You can now use the PXE menu as usual to boot NixOS image.

Warning

Be careful! You should log in with epita user and no password. Your data is in /home/epita, this directory is kept between reboot, you will not lose files each time you stop your VM.