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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:

  • Updated with new ESX Server 3.5 Update 1 (U1) release. New support includes Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.1 on page 97, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, Update 6 on page 101, Suse Linux Enterprise Server 9, Service Pack 4 on page 143, and Ubuntu 7.10 on page 198.
  • Added information about Ubuntu 7.10, 64-Bit SMP guest operating system behavior on an Intel Host. See “Ubuntu 7.10, 64-Bit SMP Can Stall When Running, Installing, or Booting On an Intel Host” on page 199.
  • Revised installation instructions for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. See installation steps for “Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5” on page 97.
  • Revised existing and added new ESX Server support notes for several guests. See “Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5” on page 97, “Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4” on page 101, “SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10” on page 140, “SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9” on page 143, and “Ubuntu Linux 7.04” on page 200.
  • Added virtual SMP support to Ubuntu 7.04 on ESX Server 3.0.2 and 3.5. See “Ubuntu Linux 7.04” on page 200.
  • Added support for Netware 6.5, Support Pack 7 on ESX Server 2.x and 3.x. See “NetWare 6.5 Server” on page 235.

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

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