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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:

  • Modified hard drive requirements for a Windows 2008 R2 virtual machine. See “Windows Server 2008 R2” on page 19.
  • Added information about support for the e1000 NIC driver on ESX 4.0 Update 1. See “Windows XP” on page 23.
  • Added instructions for eComStation 1.0. See “eComStation 1.0” on page 38.
  • Added instructions for Mandriva 2009. See “Mandriva Linux 2009” on page 47.
  • Revised guest selections for creating virtual machines for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 with OES 2 support and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 with OES 1 support. See “SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10” on page 95 and “SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9” on page 96.
  • Revised VMware Tools support for “Solaris 10 Operating System for x86 Platforms” on page 164.

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/