esxi 6.5

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    Host screen as second monitor and GPU Passthrough Bootloop OS X 10.8 Customised Quadro 1000m ESXI 6.5

    Quadro 1000m 2GB DDR3 I tried to add parameters: hypervisior.cpuid.v0=TRUE (then it doesn't detect my cpu, need to be vcpu x1 or x2 without cores) pciPassthru.use64bitMMIO=TRUE pciPassthru.64bitMMIOSizeGB=7.95 pciHole.start=1024 pciHole.end=2048 hw.model = "MacPro3,1" uuid.action = "keep" I have...
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    Chelsio T422-CR Half working..

    Hello, (Mods, please move this if in wrong category) I have 2x Chelsio T422-CR NICs installed in my esx hosts. Both hosts are on the same patch level of 6.5. I have installed 6.5 Chelsio T5/T4 VIB and all interfaces appear. I have set both adapters to esxi mode using CLI tool. Now...
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    CPU and Mobo for ESXI

    Hi, I am building a new server for ESXI and i will have a server 2016, an ark server with 5 players, ubuntu, centos, and a windows 10 at least. What kind of cpu and motherboard i would need my budget is approx 300cad(less if possible) I have enough ram, hard drive, etc. for my needs Thanks...
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    odd mainboard id on vmware boot screen

    I'm building a 4 node vmware cluster using supermicro x9scm-f mainboards. I've setup 2 nodes so far without any issues. This third node seems to have a strange mainboard id on the vmware boot screen. Did anyone ever see this before ? What could this be ? I've double checked all bios settings...
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    VMWare VM Migration 5.1 to 6.5

    Hello Gang, I'm implementing a new ESXi infrastructure at work, and I'm running into a little bit of a quandary with migrating VMs between different environments. I'll give you an overview of the environment to make this question easier to follow. Current Infrastructure: - 3 ESXi 5.1 hosts in...
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    Help needed VMware ESXi 6.5 issues with HBA

    Hope you all had good holidays! I'm having weird issues with HBA on my ESXi 6.5 homelab and need your insight . MB: S2600Cp2J HBA: 2x RS25KB080 flashed to LSI FW 9205-8e. These are internal but based on the C0 stepping of 2308 and could not be flashed to 9207-8i as discussed in the Intel Xeon...
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    ESXi: Moving VMs to another Datastore?

    Hi again, I am on ESXi 6.5 FREE version and would like to move a VM from Datastore1 to Datastore2 on the same host machine. VMs can be powered off and doesn't need to be a live migration. How can I do this? I have googled but they all apply to the paid versions or refer to using a vsphere...
  8. Harry P. Nyce

    GPU Passthrough ESXi 6.5 - nVidia Quadro 2000

    So i'm now roughly half a week into my second attempts at troubleshooting GPU passthrough. I've researched information on VMware's site, as well as this great thread: Troubleshooting GPU passthrough ESXi 6.5 Unfortunately, i just cannot seem to figure out where i'm going wrong and was...
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    ESXI Sys Reset on Win10 Guest Shutdown

    Hi, I have an ESXI 6.5 system with Windows 10 Pro as a guest. The entire system runs fine as far as I can tell. The problem is when I shutdown the windows guest, the entire physical system does a system RESET. The sensor log shows a CATERR.. 870 11/04/2017 11:52:01 CATERR Processor reports...
  10. Harry P. Nyce

    Update custom (Cisco) ESXi 6.5 image [Exception]

    Please help a neophyte attempting to learn a thing or two about a thing or two, by enabling me to update my ESXi 6.5 custom Cisco image with the latest two (2) patches. Current custom Cisco version: ESXi 6.5.0d (2017-04-18) 5310538 Need these two updates: ESXi 6.5 U1 Express Patch 4...
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    Gaming VM in ESXi 6.5 - Windows+GPU choice?

    Hi, I've really grown fond of the idea of hosting my gaming rig as a VM with passthrough of GPU/USB Controller etc. I'm really just wondering a few more before starting to try it out: Are there's any resource of a successful passthrough of an nVidia GeForce-series GPU? As Windows 10 have a...
  12. marcoi

    troubleshooting vmware

    Hi All, I been working on my storage for home server. While working on it, i been upgrading vms, patching servers firmware, etc. Now one of main server, my windows server 2012 r2 essentials vm is hanging. Seems fine for a few hours then it just completely hangs. I need to reboot the host to...