This is colloquially known as a purple diagnostic screen, or purple screen of death PSOD, cf. Had notification of a new tg3 driver through via VUM on 21st December: Or you might have been unlucky with who you spoke to. Did this article help you? The cause of the problem was to do with the de-allocation of NetQueues in high network traffic conditions. The issue is resolved with the release of a new async i.

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Apparently, the ‘i’ in ESXi stands for Integrated, probably coming from the fact that this version of ESX can be embedded in a small bit of flash memory on the server hardware.

This article helped but additional information was required to resolve my issue. The same media can be used to install either of these variations depending on the size of the target media.

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Jul 4, Last Updated: Access to other hardware such as network or storage devices takes place using modules. The symptom in both cases is that port 0 on the card in T3 slot 2 has stopped communicating on the network.

There are several differences between the standard dvS and the Nv, one is that the Cisco switch generally has full support for network technologies such as LACP link aggregation or that the VMware switch supports new features such as routing based on physical NIC load. Nine of the servers edx running ESX 4. Was quite hard to find the download for this. Copy To Clipboard copy external link to clipboard copied!


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NetQ set RX Filter: Google found this page, our call with VMware didnt help at all! There is now a VMware KB article about this which details the above workaround. The remaining hosts never exhibited the problem, but have had NetQueue disabled anyway as 4. VMware tech support recommendation. It was also recommended that we tt3 use beacon probing on the vswitches as a way to failover to other when the pNIC stops passing traffic to the network Like Like.

The cause of the problem was to do with the de-allocation of NetQueues in high network traffic conditions. I spoke to VMware support today who mentioned broadcom or the hardware provider in our case Dell would need to be contacted.

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Inbox drivers are now included with ESXi 5. Have logged a case with VMware and the fix so far is to disable tg3 netq, as follows: The KB article has been updated and yg3 new driver version 3. Both of these Console Operating System functions are being deprecated from version 5.

With a simple configuration console for mostly network configuration and remote based VMware Infrastructure Client Interface, this allows for more resources to be dedicated to the guest environments.

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This article resolved my exx. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. To request a new product feature or to provide feedback on a VMware product, please visit the Request a Product Feature page. SRAT system resource allocation table — table that keeps track of memory allocated to a virtual machine.


This information, together with the error codes displayed on the purple diagnostic screen can be esz by VMware support to determine the cause of the problem. Broadcom was able to produce the issue on Linux boxes and are now testing on Windows boxes. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.

Paravirtualization or other virtualization techniques may help with these issues. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Did this article help you? To work around this issue without upgrading the network driver, disable the NetQueue feature. Jul 4, Total Views: Views Read Edit View history. Out of the ten hosts I have with the cards, only eex experienced the issue, and that was after about four weeks of uptime.