Andreas Peetz December 30, at 6: Is it possible to run ESXi 5. Did you find this information useful? Shawn February 15, at 6: Googling these drives everyone seems to be having trouble. Thank you for your reply Andreas, I’ve since moved on to a Dell r machine for my testing with the correct raid drivers provided. First you will find oem.

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Customizing your ESXi install with

Todd November 9, at 2: For all the listed controllers the ahci driver was loaded and they were made available as vmhba0, 32, 34 and Consider that the ESXi tips ichr tricks documents are a reference for this short guide.

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. I found couple of firmwares on other sites like this one http: Sandro, Jay, have you rebooted the host after the installation?

The hostname is case insensitive.

icj9r I have Esxi 5. Hi Andreas This one is in your list, but not recognized: Andreas Peetz December 5, at 8: Spunk March 18, at Hi Gutharius, yes, it will.


Use the ls command to show the contents of the root directory in ESXi. Andreas Peetz November 9, at 7: Please see the blog post, section “Read before commenting”, section 4.

Andreas Peetz November 14, at 1: Kch9r November 20, at 1: Andreas Peetz November 23, at 7: I wanted to express my sincere thanks and appreciation for your help! What is included in the environment?

The VM could not see the zfs volume or any connected disks at all. Only with the driver loaded and no disks detected. That being said, would the rest of the drives work or just a single gb after updating?

I’ve found one or two reviews that had problems with it, but I think they were trying to pass through the entire onboard SATA controller and use the add-on card for datastores or something along those lines. Hi cacahue, you don’t need to install the vib file to make it available for passthrough.


VERY much appreciated, if you could add.

Make sure that you have configured it for pure AHCI mode! The driver seems to be included correctly into the image logs show that the controller is availablebut the system has problems to detect the attached device. I would try to re-enable it to see if disks show up, but unfortunately without it disabled I get a PSOD on boot… It seems I’m stuck on both ways!

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Newer Ich9g Older Post Home. It would be great if you can add it to your VIB. Mladen Komac December 21, at Gutharius February 19, at Hi AndreasJohnny is my name. Please see the blog post, section “Read before commenting”, section 1.