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ESX Server Installation Fails When a Root Partition of 100GB or Larger Is Specified (3950560)

Details

On systems using the SAS ADP9410 and PERC 4e/si hard disk controllers, installation fails if the root partition is set to 100GB or larger.

Solution

VMware recommends a root partition size of 5GB. See the Installation and Upgrade Guide at http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vi3_installation_guide.pdf for more information.
 
If you need a root partition of 100GB or larger, do not use these hard disk controllers.

Keywords

3950560; esx301

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