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Monthly Archives: December 2008

Latest Updates

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

  • Added a new section that describes support for VMware Tools Operating System Specific Packages. See “VMware Tools Operating System Specific Packages” on page 34.
  • Added support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server on ESX 3.0.2, 3.0.3, 3.5, 3.5 Update 1, 3.5 Update 2, and 3.5 Update 3. See “Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5” on page 129.
  • Added support information about Server Core functionality for Windows Server 2008. See “Windows Server 2008” on page 40.

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

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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:

  • Added support for 32-bit NetWare 6.5 Server, Support Pack 8 on ESX Server 2.5.5 for which VMware declared support on December 3, 2008. See “NetWare 6.5 Server” on page 302.
  • Revised information about running 64-bit guest operating systems. See “Running 64-Bit Guest Operating Systems” on page 32.

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

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

Latest Updates

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

  • Added support for 32-bit NetWare 6.5 Server, Support Pack 8 on ESX Server 3.0.2, 3.0.3, and 3.5 Update 3. See “NetWare 6.5 Server” on page 302.
  • Added support for Novell Open Enterprise Server 2, Support Pack 1 with 32-bit and 64-bit SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10, Service Pack 2 on ESX Server 3.0.2, 3.0.3, and 3.5 Update 3. See “SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10” on page 180. Also added support for Novell Open Enterprise Server 2, Support Pack 1 with 32-bit NetWare 6.5 Server, Support Pack 8 on ESX Server 3.0.2, 3.0.3, and 3.5 Update 3. See “NetWare 6.5 Server” on page 302.

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

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

Latest Updates

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

  • Added the VMware Workstation 6.5.1 and ACE 2.5.1 releases. Revised support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10, Service Pack 1 on Workstation and ACE. See “SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10” on page 181. Changed all support to experimental for Open SUSE Linux 10.2 on Workstation and ACE. See “Open SUSE Linux 10.2” on page 201.
  • Added information about creating a virtual machine for NetWare 6.5 and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 and 10. See “General Installation Notes” on page 304 for NetWare 6.5, “General Installation Notes” on page 189 for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9, and “General Installation Notes” on page 183 for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10.
  • Added support for 32-bit and 64-bit Solaris 10, Update 6 on ESX Server 3.0.2, 3.0.3, and 3.5 Update 3. See “Solaris 10 Operating System for x86 Platforms” on page 320.
  • Replaced the references to VMware knowledge base article 1420 that documents an issue about clocks running too slowly or too quickly with a reference to knowledge base article 1006427 that documents Linux timekeeping best practices.

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