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Monthly Archives: January 2009

Latest Updates

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

  • Added general information about VMware Tools. See “VMware Tools Support” on page 34.
  • Added support for Ubuntu 8.04.2 on ESX 3.0.3 and 3.5 Update 3. See “Ubuntu 8.04 LTS” on page 256.
  • Added instructions unique to installing VMware Tools on Ubuntu. See “VMware Tools” for all supported Ubuntu guests.
  • Added instructions about disabling IPv6 for Ubuntu 8.04 LTS and Ubuntu Linux 7.10. See “VMware Tools” on page 258 for Ubuntu 8.04 LTS and “VMware Tools” on page 261 for Ubuntu Linux 7.10.

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:

  • Clarified support for 32-bit Windows Server 2003 on ESX Server. See “Windows Server 2003” on page 49.
  • Added support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3 on ESX 3.0.2, 3.0.3, and 3.5 Update 3. See “Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5” on page 129.
  • Added known issue for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.2 running on ESX 3.5 Update 3. See “On Some Linux Guests with SELinux Enforcing Mode Turned On, Uninstalling VMware Tools Makes the File System Read-Only” on page 133.
  • Made minor corrections.

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 VMware Tools Operating System Specific Packages information to supported guests. See “Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5” on page 129, “Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4” on page 135, “SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10” on page 185, “SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9” on page 190, and “Ubuntu 8.04 LTS” on page 256.
  • Reformatted support for Novell Open Enterprise Server on “SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10” on page 185, “SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9” on page 190, and “NetWare 6.5 Server” on page 308.
  • Clarified which version of MS-DOS is supported. See “MS-DOS 6.22 and Windows 3.1x” on page 76.
  • Revised index entries. See the "Index" on page 333.
  • Incorporated minor edits.

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

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