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DON'T USE CISCO VPN + PARALLELS DESKTOP
Authored by: UniAce on Oct 01, '06 11:18:11PM
I saw a report on Macintouch saying that if you run Cisco VPN and Parallels Desktop at the same time, it'll totally hose your system. So word up dudes.

http://www.macintouch.com/readerreports/macosx10_4_8/index.html
(do a search for "Cisco VPN" on that page)

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DON'T USE CISCO VPN + PARALLELS DESKTOP
Authored by: VesperDEM on Oct 03, '06 11:02:39AM
More info has appeared on the site that UniAce posted about:
Parallels support says the following:

"The problem with Parallels & Cisco VPN on 10.4.8 is that Cisco VPN crashes if you do /System/Library/StartupItems/CiscoVPN/CiscoVPN restart

This command will crash OSX even if Parallels is not installed. Parallels needs to restart CiscoVPN from /Library/StartupItems/Parallels/Parallels after installing Parallels Host-Guest network adapter to get Cisco working afterwards.

If you absolutely need to run both on 10.4.8 and you can sacrifice Host-Only networking mode you can do the following: First install Parallels and edit /Library/StartupItems/Parallels/Parallels script removing Cisco restart command and kextload for Pvsvnic. Now install CiscoVPN client."

Sounds like this is a 10.4.8 and Cisco problem, not Parallels.
Sounds like there is an issue, but nothing as bad as originally posted.

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