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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/