Setting up datastore on DELL T610 for VM ESX5. Disconnect from server.

New Dell T610 Server with ESX5.   Log in via web Vsphere Client as root.   Start by creating datastore.  Select the local drive, select file system type, goes to check current file system configuration and then server disconnects.   Suggestions
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
When you re-connect is the datastore created?

Is this server's disks unused?
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coolsport00Commented:
Please provide system logs as well. May be some error/more detailed in there that will help in resolving the issue.

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~coolsport00
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drews777Author Commented:
Dell tests system by making many small FAT32 partitions on disk.   VMware detects these and doesn't know what to do.   Do a fast initialization on Disk.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
That's why I asked you the question

Is this server's disks unused?

clearly they are and this is the issue!
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