I tried to install Xubuntu on an external drive using VMware.
If I do not choose a physical hard drive as the install location, the VM can be inatlled without any issue.
However if I choose the “use physical hard drive” option, I was greeted with a blank screen with only a cursor on it.
Has anyone encountered similar issue before?
My host machine is a laptop with 4 core 8 threads as well as 12GB of RAM.
Here are my settings: