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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 ESX 3.5 Update 4 that includes this new guest support
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11, 32-bit and 64-bit. See “SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11” on page 183.
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11, 32-bit and 64-bit. See “SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11” on page 190.
    • Ubuntu 8.10 Desktop Edition and Server Edition, 32-bit and 64-bit. See “Ubuntu 8.10” on page 264.
    • Windows Preinstallation 2.0, 32-bit and 64-bit. See “Windows Preinstallation Environment” on page 39.
  • Added new OSP support for Ubuntu 8.04.2 and 8.10 on ESX 3.5 Update 4.
    See “VMware Tools Operating System Specific Packages” on page 35,
    “Ubuntu 8.04 LTS” on page 267, and “Ubuntu 8.10” on page 264.
  • Added prebuilt kernel modules (PBMs) support for Ubuntu 8.04.2 on ESX 3.5 Update 4. See “Ubuntu 8.04 LTS” on page 267.
  • Added reference to instructions for building kernel modules manually for VMware Tools. See “SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11” on page 183, “SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11” on page 190, and “Ubuntu 8.04 LTS” on page 267.
  • Added reference about receiving an error message after installing VMware Tools on Ubuntu 7.04 and later. See the known issues section for Ubuntu 7.04 guests and later.

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

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

One thought on “Latest Updates

  1. Tawfiq Ammari

    It would be quite helpful if you could also indicate whether VMWare is capable of running a 64-bit OS (say Windows Server 2008) under a 32-bit OS (say Windows Server 2008 or 2003).

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