what does this ESX PSOD mean?

Posted on 2011-10-10
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Last Modified: 2012-05-12
My ESX 4 host had a PSOD today and part of the message was

"exception 14 in world 4303; vmkiscsid ip"

I know that exception 14 is a page fault and occurs when the page being requested has not been successfully loaded into memory. But I don't know what the second (VMKISCSI) part referencens
Question by:iamuser
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Most exception 14s are caused by hardware, or non certified hardware.

Is this just random, or can you reproduce this error?

What storage are you using? iSCSI or NFS?

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should be FIBER but we do have a ISCSI hBA that w are not using
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It might be worth removing it, is it on the HCL?
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if it's not in use, I would remove it.

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It was the drivers for the VC Flex-10 Ethernet Module. Updated from HP, that seems to have fixed it

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Hp solved the problem

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