The following information pertains to NetWare 6.5 SP7 running as a guest operating system on a virtual machine.
NetWare 6.5 SP7 is the only version of NetWare supported as a guest operating system. No other versions of NetWare are supported on a virtual machine.
NetWare 6.5 SP7 is supported in paravirtual mode only. No current or previous versions of NetWare are supported in full virtualization mode.
Supports the graphical paravirtualized frame buffer and the text-based console interface.
Supports running on 32-bit, 32-bit PAE, and 64-bit hypervisors. Runs in 32-bit PAE compatibility mode on 64-bit platforms.
Supports up to 16 block devices.
Supports up to 32 virtual CPUs.
Supports the pause and resume features.
Supports the xm shutdown command.
Supports the shutdown command in Virtual Machine Manager.
Supports allocated memory from 512MB to 8GB.
Supports VCPU covercommitment, pinning, and capping.
Supports NetWare installations using a response file.
Does not support VCPU hotplug.
Does not support network or block device hotplug.
Does not support virtual memory resizing.
Does not support direct access to physical devices.
Does not support save, restore, or migrate commands.
Does not support some debugging features of Novell Remote Manager.