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Monthly Archives: September 2007

Latest Updates

These are the changes or updates made to the Guest Operating System Installation Guide since it was last published:

  • Added this guest operating system that is fully supported on VMware Workstation 6.0.1 and ACE 2.0.1:
    – FreeBSD 6.2. See “FreeBSD 6.2” on page 208.
  • Added these guest operating systems that are experimentally supported on VMware Workstation 6.0.1 and ACE 2.0.1:
    – Windows Server 2008. See “Windows Server 2008” on page 31.
    – Open Suse Linux 10.3. See “Open SUSE Linux 10.3” on page 153.
    – Turbolinux 10 Server. See “Turbolinux 10 Server” on page 188.
  • Added Workstation 6.0.1 release to previously supported guest operating systems. For more information, see the support section under each supported operating system.
  • Added ACE 2.0.1 release to previously supported guest operating systems. For more information, see the support section under each supported operating system.
  • Added Workstation 5.5.5, ACE 1.0.4, and VMware Server 1.0.4 releases to previously supported guest operating systems. For more information, see the support section under each supported operating system.
  • Added experimental support for para virtualization on Workstation 6.0 and 6.0.1 for Ubuntu Linux 7.04. See “Ubuntu Linux 7.04” on page 198.
  • Reversed the order of the entries in the Revision History table in the Preface. See Table 1, “Revision History,” on page 21.
  • Revised file and directory names for disabling IPv6 for installing VMware Tools on Ubuntu Linux guest operating systems. See Ubuntu Linux guests, beginning with “Ubuntu Linux 7.04” on page 198.

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Latest Updates

These are the changes or updates made to the Guest Operating System Installation Guide since it was last published:

  • Fixed incorrect links in Table 1, “Supported Guest Operating Systems, by VMware Product,” on page 24.
  • Revised known issues for Windows Vista. See “Known Issues” on page 30.
  • Eliminated Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.5 guest operating system section, and replaced it with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0, Update 5. See “Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4” on page 94.
  • Revised virtual smp support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 guest operating system. See “Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4” on page 94.
  • Added Update 9 to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 support. See “Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3” on page 99.
  • Added known issue for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1. See “Known Issues” on page 106.
  • Corrected release number for FreeBSD 6.1. Was previously documented as FreeBSD 6.0.1. See “FreeBSD 6.1” on page 198.
  • Corrected release number for Ubuntu 5.04. Was previously documented as Ubuntu 5.0.4. See “Ubuntu Linux 5.04” on page 196.
  • Added known issue for Solaris 10. See “Known Issues” on page 234.

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PDF: http://www.vmware.com/pdf/GuestOS_guide.pdf

HTML: http://pubs.vmware.com/guestnotes/