Yesterday VMware released an update for Workstation 8.0, grab the updated binaries for Workstation 8.0.1 from http://downloads.vmware.com/d/info/desktop_end_user_computing/vmware_workstation/8_0
Highlights of VMware Workstation 8.0.1 functionality include:
- Graphics performance and compatibility enhancements.
- Improvements in creating and using shared virtual machines and remote virtual machines.
- Ubuntu 11.10 is officially supported as a guest operating system.
- Disk and memory management issues have been addressed.
- Many customer-reported issues have been resolved.
VMware Workstation 8.0.1 is a free update for all VMware Workstation 8 users.
Release notes at http://www.vmware.com/support/ws80/doc/releasenotes_workstation_801.html
lets hope they fixed the hung process bug which was causing me some issues a couple of weeks ago.