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Storage Drivers for ESX 3.5.x and Microsoft Windows XP when using the VMware LSI Logic Storage Adapter (1007035)

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You have to download the storage drivers for ESX 3.5.x and Windows XP when using the VMware LSI Logic Storage Adapter.

Solution

Go to www.lsi.com/support and download the LSI Logic driver for LSI20320-R.

Windows XP SP3 virtual machines require the LSI Logic driver version 1.34.02.
ESXi 4.1 hosts with Windows XP virtual machines need the LSI Logic driver version 1.34.02. The LSI Logic 1.34.02 driver filename is SYMMPI_SCSI_WinXP_x86_1.34.02.zip.
 
ESX 4.0 hosts with Windows XP virtual machines need the LSI Logic driver version 1.28.03.

The Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL) 1.20.18.00 driver for Windows XP filename will be LSI20320-R_xp_50700_01034132IT_1201800_1005239.zip .
 
The 1.28.03 driver download contains another zip file named symmpi_wXP_1201800.zip . Make a floppy image of the contents of symmpi_wXP_1201800.zip and insert this floppy disk when you are prompted for a driver disk during the Windows XP installation process.

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