Tag Archive: VMWare

Jan 12 2016

Vmware Converter – unable to obtain hardware for the selected machine

When trying to convert a physical machine to a virtual one, you may receive the following error after authentication : unable to obtain hardware for the selected machine.

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Oct 04 2011

VMWare ESXi 5 I/O performance problem on IBM x3250

ESXi 5 hardware controller problem

After upgrading to ESXi 5.0 from ESXi 4.1 Update 1 because I could not install it on my LSI 1064E hardware RAID, my IBM x3250 4364 server showed poor I/O performance when downloading stuff. In the logs the message was : Device xxyyzz performance has deteriorated. I/O latency increased from average value of 80631 microseconds …

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Sep 30 2011

VMWare ESXi 5.0 on IBM x3250

ESXi 5.0 on IBM x3250 4364-K1G

My IBM x3250 (4364-K1G) server just suffered some changes because there was a problem with VMWare ESXi 4.1 Update 1 and the RAID 1 setup. No matter what HDD’s i used i couldn’t install ESXi 4.1 Update 1. There were write errors during ESXi 4.1 install process.

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Aug 31 2011

IBM x3250 server

IBM x3250 Server

Hardware equipment upgrade in progress ! Because the requirements have changed and i am now hosting a few domains, i decided to buy a new server.

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