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Monthly Archives: July 2009

Latest Updates

These are the changes or updates made to VMware Compatibility Guide since it was last published:

  • Corrected vSMP support data for OS/2 to indicate that only a UP (uniprocessor) configuration is supported.
  • Added support for Windows XP Embedded SP2 on ESX 3.5 Update 4 with patch ESX350-200907403-BG.

Check the VMware Compatibility Guide here: http://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search.php?deviceCategory=software&testConfig=16

Latest Updates

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

  • Reorganized the Guest Operating System Installation Guide to include information only pertinent to installing supported guest operating systems. To find the information and support data that was removed from this guide check these locations:
  • Guest Operating System Installation Guide (Deprecated) – for information that was published in the guide through July 16, 2009.
  • Online Guest/Host OS VMware Compatibility Guide – for supported guest operating system details and general information.
  • Knowledge Base – for known issues and problems that affected the operation of a guest.
  • Product documentation – for VMware Tools instructions and information.

Guest/Host OS VMware Compatibility Guide: http://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search.php?deviceCategory=software

Guest Operating System Installation Guide PDF: http://www.vmware.com/pdf/GuestOS_guide.pdf

Guest Operating System Installation Guide 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 32-bit and 64-bit Debian 4.0 r8 support on ESX 4.0. See “Debian 4.0” on page 111.
  • Changed full support for SMP to experimental for all VMware products that support “Ubuntu Linux 7.10” on page 325 and“Ubuntu Linux 7.04” on page 329.
  • Modified LILO install instructions for “SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10” on page 238 and “SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10” on page 231.
  • Modified instructions for “Manual Changes Might Be Needed to Use Networking in Copied Virtual Machine” for “SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10” on page 238, “SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9” on page 243, “SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10” on page 231, “Novell Linux Desktop 9” on page 158, and Open Enterprise Server 1 with Support Pack 1 or Support Pack 2.

VMware Compatibility Guide: http://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search.php?deviceCategory=software

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 and 64-bit Ubuntu 9.0.4 on ESX 4.0. See “Ubuntu 9.04” on page 311.
  • Added known issue about vmmouse ungrab feature for Ubuntu 9.04 on ESX 4.0 and ESX 3.5 Update 4. See “Ubuntu 9.04 Does Not Include vmmouse Driver” on page 313.

VMware Compatibility Guide: http://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search.php?deviceCategory=software

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 additional information about support for 32-bit and 64-bit Ubuntu 9.0.4 on ESX 3.5 Update 4. See “Ubuntu 9.04” on page 311.
  • Modified description of ESXi and ESX support. See “Support for VMware ESX Server 3i Version 3.5 and Later and Version 4.x” on page 40.
  • Made miscellaneous edits.

VMware Compatibility Guide: http://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search.php?deviceCategory=software

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

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