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ESXI 5.1

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Last Modified: 2015-06-08

After a major storm that knocked out power for miles, I come to notice our esxi server no longer works. I am getting the nasty purple screen of death.

With the following error.
the system has found a problem on your machine and cannot continue
Could not mount /dev: Not found

In an attempt to try to upgrade, the installer warned that it could not save my datastore and that I should move the data to another datastore. But I dont know how without an operating esxi.

Please tell me theres a fix for this. If not how can I pull the data from the machine. I realized the latest backups that I have were on one of the VMs not yet transferred off :(

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