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Does VMware Workstation 12.5.1 support TRIM for a guest OS?

If so, what apart from putting:

scsi0:0.virtualSSD = 1

in the .vmx file, what configuration is required to get it to work?

I am trying to get TRIM commands passed from the guest OS to create holes in my sparse .vmdk file.

If it makes any difference, I'm running VMware under Win10.

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  • VMWare 10 supports TRIM so I assume so is VMWare 12 – phuclv Nov 15 '16 at 6:12
  • @LưuVĩnhPhúc I couldn't find any mention of "trim", "ssd" or "passthrough" on the page linked in your answer. Where exactly does it mention that? – Tom Hale Nov 15 '16 at 9:51
  • The new versions removed it. You can find "SSD passthrough" in some old cache version – phuclv Nov 15 '16 at 10:02
  • I believe they removed this marketing claim from future versions because it was crippled as they didn't support TRIM. See here and here – Tom Hale Nov 15 '16 at 11:12

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