VMware vmx versions

Product config.version virtualHW.version Features
Workstation 4 7 3
Workstation 5 8 3
Workstation 6 8 6 (Introduces pciBridge0, ehci)
Workstation 7 8 7 (Introduces pciBridge4-7, VMCI)


Virtual HW version Appears as

2 Legacy virtual machine
3 Workstation 4.x virtual machine
4 Workstation 5.x virtual machine
5 ESX 3.5 virtual machine
6 Workstation 6.0 virtual machine
7 Workstation 6.5-7.x virtual machine
8+ Unrecognised virtual machine

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