vmware ESXi 5.5 server boot issue
Posted on 2014-03-28
I have three vmware ESXi physical servers, two are on version 5.1 and one is on version 5.5.
i had to power off all of the esxi hosts the other night to move some power points and the two v5.1 rebooted fine and i restarted all the VM servers (5 w2008 on each).
however the esxi v5.5 errored on this boot message (in red)
error loading /xorg.v00
fatal error 11 volume corrupt
All three servers are HP DL360 G5 with dual 3Ghz CPUs, 32GB RAM and multiple RAID configurations.
my questions are:
1. does anyone know what this error relates to?
2. can i re-install the ESXi 5.5 O/S "over the top" WITHOUT losing the two virtual servers on that host?
3. I have see some reference to this error being related to USB / hardware issues?
I don't recall if I installed the ESXi O/S via a DVD or USB now, but it would have been rebooted a few times since its install, normally remotely.
any help would be appreciated.