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ESX 4.x and ESXi 4.x / 5.x fail to locate ks.cfg on USB drive for kickstart installation (2011332)
In VMware ESX 4.x and ESXi 4.x/5.x, you see this error when installing ESX/ESXi from a kickstart file located on a USB drive:
/ks.cfg was not found on any attached USB storage
ESX and ESXi is not compatible with NTFS partitions.
To resolve this issue:
- Format the USB drive as FAT16 or FAT32.
- Verify that the ks.cfg file is located in the root drive and not contained in a folder.
- Verify that the kickstart file is named correctly as ks.cfg.
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