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ESX Server Displays "bugNr=34866" Console Message and Fails to Boot (1583)


My ESX Server system failed to boot. An error message with the text "bugNr=34866" is displayed on the console. How can I fix this?


On certain systems, ESX Server may incorrectly evaluate the clock speed of the physical CPUs. This can prevent the system from booting ESX Server, resulting in the "bugNr=34866" console message. To resolve this problem, update the version of ESX Server. There are two ways to update your system: If you are not ready to upgrade ESX Server at this time, try rebooting. You may need to reboot several times. Since the clock speed evaluation problem affects only the boot-up process, ESX Server continues to run if the system boots successfully. If you are already running one of the releases listed above, or a later release, and you still experience this problem, please file a support request.


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