Create a virtual machine with the physical RAM total?

I want to virtualize ESXi 4 on my MacBook Pro. However, I have 2 GB of RAM and ESXi 4 requires a minimum of 2 GB.

I posted in the community of ESXi (is it possible to virtualize ESXi 4 with less than 2 GB of RAM?) and there is a solution for using ESXi with less RAM, but the problem is that I first need to run the installation with 2 GB.

Basically, I tried to create a virtual machine with 2 GB, but the maximum I can use is 1840MB. Is it something that I do with Fusion to increase this limit? I understand that I am under a host operating system and requiring too little RAM, but just to get through the ESXi installation isn't it possible to push the VM of RAM to 2 GB and the host what OS increase the pagefile to deal with the lack of RAM?

Any help would be appreciated!

Thank you

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You may be able to edit the .vmx file and change the memsize option either 2048 or more. The merger is able to start a virtual machine with more memory that the host, just UI prevents common users to exceed the limits of security in general.

I'm not quite sure what would happen if the VM actually tries to use all of the memory. If all goes well, it will be just talk and run slowly. Of course, the worst case are that it crashes.

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