ESXi 6.0, 6.5 and 6.7 New Builds Released

VMware has released new builds of ESXi 6.0, 6.5 and 6.7, this are bug fixes, and security fixes, including new Intel CPU microcodes. The ESXi 6.7, also includes a fix for “Sensor -1 type hardware health alarms” that may fill the vCenter SEAT database disk, and other fixes. The ESXi 6.0 also includes a fix […]

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10fb does not support flow control autoneg

This is a follow up on a blog that Brian F. Knutsson wrote last year, about a Intel network driver that spammed the VMware ESXi logs, and vCenter event log. In the Blog from Brian the solution was to change from the Native driver and to the Linux style drive. See the blog here: https://vm.knutsson.it/2018/07/10fb-does-not-support-flow-control-autoneg/ […]

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ESXi 6.0/6.5 and Intel X710 NIC Problem

If you are running ESXi 6.0/6.5 and using a Intel X710 network adapter, the network card port may stop forwarding packets, if you are using the native driver (i40en). I customer using both Dell, HPE and Lenovo servers where I have seee this problem. This is a huge problem. The is due to a new function in […]

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Intel E5-2600 V2 CPUs and Virtualization

There is a bug in the Intel E5-2600 V2 CPUs when running a virtualized environemt ontop of servers runnings this type of CPUs, that can resolve in Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) og Kernel Panic in Linux Virtual Machines, this not apply to VMware vSphere but also to Hyper-V and other hypervisor. There may also be other Intel E5-xx00 V2 […]

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