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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 installation instructions for FreeBSD 8. See “FreeBSD 8” on page 103.
  • Added information about recommended memory size for Windows 95. See “Windows 95” on page 27.
  • Added information about kernel panic error when installing 64-bit Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS 4.0, 4.1, and 4.2 on a host with an AMD NPT processor. See “Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4” on page 57.
  • Removed incorrect instructions for enabling root on an Ubuntu Desktop 9.10 virtual machine. See “Ubuntu 9.10” on page 97.
  • Condensed installation instructions for Desktop and Server releases for Linux guests, including “Mandriva Corporate 4” on page 43, “SUSE Linux Enterprise 11” on page 76 and “SUSE Linux Enterprise 10” on page 77, “Turbolinux 10” on page 94 and “Turbolinux 8” on page 95.
  • Condensed installation instructions for Mandrake 9.x and 8.x. Start with “Mandrake Linux 9” on page 49.
  • Condensed installation instructions for RedHat Linux 7.x. See “Red Hat Linux 7” on page 67.
  • Condensed installation instructions for FreeBSD 7.x, 6.x, 5.x, and 4.x. Start with “FreeBSD 7” on page 111.

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/

2 thoughts on “Latest Updates

  1. ek

    Was the FreeBSD v8 bullet perhaps supposed to read Ubuntu v8? Can’t find a reference to v8 of FreeBSD in the updated installation guide.

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