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Sun Server X3-2 (formerly Sun Fire X4170 M3) Product Notes Version 1.9

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Updated: October 2017
 
 

VMware ESXi 5.x cannot be installed on system with the Sun Storage 6 Gb SAS PCIe HBA (Internal) and non-RAID volumes (16373075)

VMware ESXi 5.0/5.1/5.5 and their following updates can not be installed on a configuration with the Sun Storage 6 Gb SAS PCIe HBA, Internal when non-RAID volumes exist.

Affected hardware and software:

  • Sun Storage 6 Gb SAS PCIe HBA, Internal

  • VMware ESXi 5.0, 5.1, and 5.5

Workaround:

Use only RAID volumes when installing ESXi on a system configured with the Sun Storage 6 Gb SAS PCIe HBA, Internal.