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|Full systems|| Laptops - Desktops - Servers - Virtual Machines|
|Components||Bluetooth adapters - Digital cameras - Firewire cards - Floppy drives - Gadgets - IDE + SATA cards - Keyboards - Motherboards - Monitors - Modems - Network adapters (Wired) - Network adapters (Wireless) - Optical media (CD, DVD, Blueray) - Phones, handsets, mobile/cell - Printers - RAID Controllers - Scanners - SCSI adapters - Sound cards - TV cards - UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) - Video cards - Web cameras|
|VM Software||Host OS|| SUSE Linux
|(Virtual) Hardware Support||Remark:|
|VMware 5||Windows||10.0 Beta 2|
|VMware 5||Linux||10.0 Beta 2|
|VMware 5||Linux||10.0 RC1|
|VMware 5.5.0 build 16958||Windows||10.0|
|VMware 6.5.1||Windows||11.1||See further notes|
|VMware Player 2.0.2 build-59824||Windows XP||10.3||Better test server to carry around on XP laptop than native xAMPP|
|VMware Player 3.0.1||Opensuse||All|
|VMware Player VMware-Player-3.1.4-385536.x86_64.bundle||Opensuse 11.4||All Linux and Windows XP,7||CD/DVD,USB||Can also do shared folders with Windows Guests.|
|VMware Player 4.0.1-528992x86_64.bundle||Opensuse 12.1||All Linux and Windows XP and 7.||CD/DVD, USB||Windows can do Shared Fpolders once VMware tools is installed.|
|VMware Server 1.0.2 / 10.3 / 10.4||Linux||SuSE-10.2 SuSE-10.3||CD/DVD - USB -|
|VMware Server 1.0.2 / 10.3 / 10.4||Windows||SuSE-10.2 SuSE-10.3||CD/DVD - USB -|
|Virtual PC 5.1||Windows||10.0|
|Virtual PC 2007 (beta)||Windows||10.2 alpha 5||see below|
|Virtual PC 2007||Windows||10.3||see below|
|Parallels Workstation 2.0, 2.1, 2.2||Linux||Any||Offical SUSE support|
|Parallels Workstation 2.0, 2.1, 2.2||Windows||Any||Offical SUSE support|
|Parallels Workstation 2.0, 2.1, 2.2||Mac||Any||Offical SUSE support|
|VirtualBox 1.5.x||Windows/Linux||Any||CD/DVD -||buggy GuestVM Additions|
|VirtualBox 4.0.x||Mac||Any||CD/DVD -||GuestVM Additions need reinstallation to work.|
- Modules & VMWare service not loading after reboot
- There are a few reasons why this might happen.
- #1 The modules were not built correctly
- Make sure you have
zypper install gcc
zypper install kernel-source
- before you start.
- Next, (as root) run
mv /usr/lib/vmware/modules/binary /usr/lib/vmware/modules/binary.old
- VMWare should pop up a window indicating that it is rebuilding the modules and then you should be good to go.
- #2 The VMWare service requires the networking services to be up before it loads
- Disable IPv6 unless you are using it
- yast->network settings->Global Options->Uncheck Enable IPv6
- Next, if you use DHCP
- yast -> network settings -> overview -> edit -> DHCP Version 4 and 6 -> DHCP version 4 only
- I also had to do this before VMWare started every time
- yast -> System Services (Runlevel) -> vmware -> disable -> hit ok -> re-open System Services (runlevel) -> vmware -> enable -> hit ok
- On the next boot, the VMWare service should be up and running every time.
Microsoft Virtual PC 2007
In Virtual PC 2007 beta, when creating custom machine, I could not change the memory from 0 Mb. This can easily be done manually in the config file after creating it. The issue with sound I haven't verified to be 10.2 Alpha 5 only issue or Virtual PC issue.Virtual PC is available from here for free. --Pflodo
WARNING: With newer Linux kernels (openSUSE 10.3), your mouse will not work. Workaround: add "i8042.noloop" as a kernel boot parameter.
Sound Blaster 16 must be manually installed via Yast, it is not auto-detected.
openSUSE 11.0 will fail. Workaround kernel parameters: "noreplace-paravirt i8042.noloop clock=pit". Even then mouse will be unresponsive. If anyone knows what else can be done to improve user experience, please add here. --Technologov
|Setting up VMware on SUSE Linux|
|VirtualBox on openSUSE guide NOTE: This is part of Lessons for Lizards project, and will be included in openSUSE 10.3 and newer.|