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VMware: Ugrading virtual hardware in ESX 4 may cause Windows 2008 disks to go offline

November 28th, 2009 1 comment

Symptoms:

Upgrading virtual hardware in ESX 4 may cause Windows 2008 disks to go offline. 
Upgrading virtual hardware from version 4 to version 7 may cause Windows 2008 disks to go offline.
Creating a new virtual machine on hardware version 7 may cause Windows 2008 disks to go offline.
Note: The first disk (C: drive) is not affected. Any additional disks may be affected and show marked as Offline within Disk Management.
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Sander Daems is founder and author of this blog and working as a Lead (Sr.) Consultant by UNICA ICT Solutions. Sander has over 15 years experience in IT, primary focus: virtualization and modern worksplace.

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VMware: ALERT: Upgrading ESX 4.0 to 4.0 U1 using Update Manager fails or times out and rebooting the host results in a purple diagnostic screen Symptoms (1016070)

November 26th, 2009 No comments

When attempting to upgrade ESX 4.0 to ESX 4.0 Update 1, you may experience the following symptoms:

  • Update Manager (VUM) upgrade operation fails or times out at 33%.
  • Upon reboot, the host that was being upgraded displays a purple diagnostic screen with the following error:
    COS Panic: Int3 @ mp_register_ioapic  

Customers using VMware vSphere 4 upgrading to Update 1 with 3rd party management agents running.
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VMware: vSphere ESX & vCenter 4.0 Update 1 release

November 20th, 2009 No comments

What’s New

The following information provides highlights of some of the enhancements available in this release of VMware ESX:

VMware View 4.0 support This release adds support for VMware View 4.0, a solution built specifically for delivering desktops as a managed service from the protocol to the platform.

Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2 support –This release adds support for 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows 7 as well as 64-bit Windows 2008 R2 as guest OS platforms. In addition, the vSphere Client is now supported and can be installed on a Windows 7 platform. For a complete list of supported guest operating systems with this release, see the VMware Compatibility Guide.

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Sander Daems is founder and author of this blog and working as a Lead (Sr.) Consultant by UNICA ICT Solutions. Sander has over 15 years experience in IT, primary focus: virtualization and modern worksplace.

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