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Changes between Version 83 and Version 84 of Guest_OSes


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  • Guest_OSes

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    33The following table gives an overview of how well !VirtualBox supports various operating systems in its virtual machines. Rows marked with an asterisk (*) contain information reported by users and not verified by the !VirtualBox team. 
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    6868  <td style="background: white;">* Windows 98</td> 
    6969  <td style="background: white;">Works, no Additions available</td> 
    70   <td style="background: white;">Slow because VirtualBox not optimized for it. Disable VT-x.</td> 
     70  <td style="background: white;">Slow because VirtualBox is not optimized for it. Install a 3rd party VESA graphics driver or disable hardware virtualization.</td> 
    7171  <td style="background: white;"> </td> 
    7272</tr> 
     
    7474<tr><td colspan=4><b>Linux family</b></td></tr> 
    7575 
    76 <tr><td colspan=4>Generally, all 2.4 and 2.6 kernels work; however, we recommend 2.6.13 or above for better performance.  Kernels 2.6.18 to 2.6.18.2 contain a race condition (which was unfortunately backported to the Ubuntu 6.06 Server and 6.10 kernels) that can cause boot crashes in virtual machines.</td></tr> 
     76<tr><td colspan=4>Generally, all 2.4 and 2.6+ kernels work; however, we recommend 2.6.13 or above for better performance.  Kernels 2.6.18 to 2.6.18.2 contain a race condition (which was unfortunately backported to the Ubuntu 6.06 Server and 6.10 kernels) that can cause boot crashes in virtual machines.</td></tr> 
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     259<tr> 
     260  <td style="background: white;"><img src="/attachment/wiki/Guest_OSes/status_yellow.png?format=raw" width="10" height="10"></td> 
     261  <td style="background: white;">Older Solaris x86 releases</td> 
     262  <td style="background: white;">Works, no Guest Additions</td> 
     263  <td style="background: white;"></td> 
     264</tr> 
    259265<tr><td colspan=4><b>Mac OS X</b></td></tr> 
    260266<tr> 
     
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    318324  <td style="background: white;"><img src="/attachment/wiki/Guest_OSes/status_green.png?format=raw" width="10" height="10"></td> 
    319   <td style="background: white;">OS/2</td> 
    320   <td style="background: white;">Works, with Additions</td> 
    321   <td style="background: white;">Requires VT-x or AMD-V hardware virtualization support. Only MCP2 is reported to work reliably so far.</td> 
     325  <td style="background: white;">OS/2 2.0 and later (32-bit)</td> 
     326  <td style="background: white;">Works, with Additions</td> 
     327  <td style="background: white;">Requires VT-x or AMD-V hardware virtualization support.</td> 
     328</tr> 
     329<tr> 
     330  <td style="background: white;"><img src="/attachment/wiki/Guest_OSes/status_yellow.png?format=raw" width="10" height="10"></td> 
     331  <td style="background: white;">OS/2 1.x (16-bit)</td> 
     332  <td style="background: white;">Works, no Additions available</td> 
     333  <td style="background: white;"> </td> 
     334</tr> 
     335<tr> 
     336  <td style="background: white;"><img src="/attachment/wiki/Guest_OSes/status_yellow.png?format=raw" width="10" height="10"></td> 
     337  <td style="background: white;">QNX 4.25</td> 
     338  <td style="background: white;">Works, no Additions available</td> 
     339  <td style="background: white;"> </td> 
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    331   <td style="background: white;"><img src="/attachment/wiki/Guest_OSes/status_red.png?format=raw" width="10" height="10"></td> 
    332   <td style="background: white;">* Novell Netware 6.5</td> 
    333   <td style="background: white;">Doesn't work</td> 
    334   <td style="background: white;"> </td> 
    335 </tr> 
    336 <tr> 
    337   <td style="background: white;"><img src="/attachment/wiki/Guest_OSes/status_red.png?format=raw" width="10" height="10"></td> 
    338   <td style="background: white;">* BeOS R5</td> 
    339   <td style="background: white;">Doesn't work</td> 
    340   <td style="background: white;"> </td> 
     349  <td style="background: white;"><img src="/attachment/wiki/Guest_OSes/status_yellow.png?format=raw" width="10" height="10"></td> 
     350  <td style="background: white;">Novell Netware 6.5</td> 
     351  <td style="background: white;">Works, no Additions available</td> 
     352  <td style="background: white;">Single VCPU only.</td> 
     353</tr> 
     354<tr> 
     355  <td style="background: white;"><img src="/attachment/wiki/Guest_OSes/status_yellow.png?format=raw" width="10" height="10"></td> 
     356  <td style="background: white;">BeOS R5</td> 
     357  <td style="background: white;">Works, no Additions available</td> 
     358  <td style="background: white;">Minor issues. PIIX3 IDE needs to be used for good performance.</td> 
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