Why does VMware Fusion's shared folder feature suck?

Discussion in 'OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)' started by altjx, Sep 4, 2013.

  1. altjx macrumors member

    May 12, 2010
    Seems like every time I share a new folder with Windows VM from my Mountain Lion host, I have to reboot my Windows VM because I can't write to the shared folder. This is so damn annoying.

    Even with my Kali Linux VM, I get "Seek error in swap file: Invalid argument" when trying to vim and modify files that exist on this share. This I can't get rid of, and I try to ignore it as much as I can.

    Does anyone else have or has had the same issue that I'm having now and have fixed this?
  2. altjx thread starter macrumors member

    May 12, 2010
    Nevermind. Problem solved. Seems like mounting and sharing a truecrypt container to the VM is causing the issue.

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