I have VMware Fusion 10.

I have created VM with Other Linux 3.x kernel.

I have downloaded OpenWRT OS image openwrt-18.06.1-x86-64-combined-ext4.img

My question is how can I boot my OpenWRT OS from that .img file on my VM?

  1. When I start my VM I have this screen:

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  1. Then VM opens Boot Manager:

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So, how to tell VM to boot OS from .img file?

I'm on macOS High Sierra 10.13.4

  • Welcome, You should convert the .img to .vmdk. I am not experienced with Vmware but it work perfectly under VirtualBox. – GAD3R Aug 23 '18 at 10:41
  • See this answer on SO : stackoverflow.com/a/454914/5848185 – GAD3R Aug 23 '18 at 10:45
  • OpenWrt requires legacy boot, I think. I'm pretty sure it won't boot with EFI. – Michael Hampton Aug 23 '18 at 14:41
  • @MichaelHampton, What legacy boot? – Green Aug 24 '18 at 16:26
  • You'll have to find the right setting in VMware Fusion to boot the guest with legacy boot instead of EFI. – Michael Hampton Aug 26 '18 at 20:27

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