My apologies if this has been treated elsewhere.
I recently tried to install several different types of checked Vista and
later versions on a VMWARE target (6.5.1 single and twin processor). Things
chug on for a while and then it BSODs with an unhandled exception with the
exception being STATUS_ASSERTION_FAILED. Of course we are booted from the
DVD at this point and so I have no debugger attached
All that Googling showed me was some discussion in VMware newsgroups which
end up saying "Why would you want to do that? just install the usual build".
Has anybody else met this, and/or is there some secret sauce I am missing?
I'd really sooner not build my own installation boot disk, turn on debugging
and work out what's up, particularly since most of the time I just want to
be able to use it as a source for the checked images (particularly the HAL