We help IT Professionals succeed at work.
Get Started

ESXi 5.5 - should i enable vt-d?

Go-Bruins
Go-Bruins asked
on
498 Views
Last Modified: 2015-03-17
Hi all,

I'm running ESXi 5.5 on a homelab.

- Lenovo T130
- Xeon 1225

I want to load a few VM's - maybe Server 2012 and a couple of Win 7 x64 machines and have a couple of questions:

1. Does anyone know how to inject the LAN drivers for this Lenovo
2. Should vt-d be enabled in general for ESXi?

Thanks in advance.
Comment
Watch Question
VMware and Virtualization Consultant
CERTIFIED EXPERT
Fellow
Expert of the Year 2017
Commented:
This problem has been solved!
Unlock 2 Answers and 4 Comments.
See Answers
Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research
  • Professional Opinions
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE