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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 a notice to the cover page announcing the availability of the beta version of the online VMware Compatibility Guide: http://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/. The VMware Compatibility Guide will become the main source for host and operating system compatibility data for the most recent and most popular VMware products.
  • Made minor modifications and edits.

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

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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 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.8, Advanced Server, Enterprise Server, and Workstation, 32-bit and 64-bit, on ESX 2.5.5 (32-bit only), 3.0.2, 3.0.3, 3.5 Update 4, and 4.0. See “Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4” on page 170.

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 Workstation 6.5.2 release that includes this new guest support:
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 2, 32-bit and 64-bit. See “Windows Vista” on page 45.
  • Asianux Server 3.0 Service Pack 1, 32-bit and 64-bit. See “Asianux Server 3.0” on page 79.
  • OpenSUSE 11.1, 32-bit and 64-bit. See “Open SUSE Linux 11.1” on page 214.
  • Ubuntu 8.10 Desktop and Server, 32-bit and 64-bit. See “Ubuntu 8.10” on page 271.
  • Ubuntu 8.04.2 Desktop and Server, 32-bit and 64-bit. See “Ubuntu 8.04 LTS” on page 274.
  • Solaris 10, Update 6, 32-bit and 64-bit. See “Solaris 10 Operating System for x86 Platforms” on page 345.
  • Added VMware ACE 2.5.2 release.
  • Added VMware Server 2.0.1 release that includes this new guest support:
  • Windows Server 2008 Essential Business Server and Small Business Server, Service Pack 1, 64-bit. See “Windows Server 2008” on page 41.
  • Windows Vista, Service Pack 1, 32-bit and 64-bit. See “Windows Vista” on page 45.Windows XP, Service Pack 3, 32-bit. See “Windows XP” on page 57.
  • Windows 2003 Small Business Server Standard and Premium, Service Pack 2, 32-bit. See “Windows Server 2003” on page 50.
  • Asianux Server 3.0, Service Pack 1, 32-bit and 64-bit. See “Asianux Server 3.0” on page 79.
  • CentOS 5.2, 32-bit and 64-bit. See “CentOS 5.0” on page 82.
  • CentOS 4.7, 32-bit and 64-bit. See “CentOS 4.0” on page 85.
  • Added VMware Server 1.0.9 release.
  • Added references to knowledge base article 1006224 that provides a solution for a blue screen that occurs using the LSILogic SCSI driver while installing these guest operating systems on ESX Server 3.5 Update 2 and earlier: “Windows Server 2008” on page 41, “Windows Vista” on page 45, “Windows Server 2003” on page 50, and “Windows XP” on page 57.

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

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