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ESXi 6.5 host fails with PSOD when IPV6 is disabled (2150794)

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  • The ESXi host 6.5 fails with a PSOD when IPV6 is disabled.
  • You see a backtrace similar to:

    2017-06-09T19:11:08.619Z cpu21:66149)@BlueScreen: #PF Exception 14 in world 66149:tq:tcpip4 IP 0x4180185faae9 addr 0x0
    2017-06-09T19:11:08.619Z cpu21:66149)Code start: 0x418017a00000 VMK uptime: 53:01:03:21.935
    2017-06-09T19:11:08.619Z cpu21:66149)0x4390d329bb80:[0x4180185faae9]flowtable_purge@(tcpip4)#<None>+0x31 stack: 0x0
    2017-06-09T19:11:08.620Z cpu21:66149)0x4390d329bc20:[0x4180185fcc4b]flowtable_route_flush@(tcpip4)#<None>+0x27 stack: 0x43063b49f030
    2017-06-09T19:11:08.620Z cpu21:66149)0x4390d329bc40:[0x418018558f04]rtrequest1_fib@(tcpip4)#<None>+0x54c stack: 0x417fcb61b580
    2017-06-09T19:11:08.620Z cpu21:66149)0x4390d329bd20:[0x4180185599a9]rtrequest_fib@(tcpip4)#<None>+0x81 stack: 0x4004001745400000
    2017-06-09T19:11:08.621Z cpu21:66149)0x4390d329bdc0:[0x418018578e59]in_rtqkill@(tcpip4)#<None>+0x5d stack: 0x15
    2017-06-09T19:11:08.621Z cpu21:66149)0x4390d329be10:[0x4180185565d5]rn_walktree@(tcpip4)#<None>+0x7d stack: 0x0
    2017-06-09T19:11:08.622Z cpu21:66149)0x4390d329be40:[0x4180185789fc]in_rtqtimo@(tcpip4)#<None>+0x140 stack: 0x9000056fb
    2017-06-09T19:11:08.622Z cpu21:66149)0x4390d329bee0:[0x418018526632]callout_timer@(tcpip4)#<None>+0x23e stack: 0x43063b5b76c8
    2017-06-09T19:11:08.622Z cpu21:66149)0x4390d329bf30:[0x418017a307d5]VmkTimerQueueWorldFunc@vmkernel#nover+0x285 stack: 0x2001
    2017-06-09T19:11:08.623Z cpu21:66149)0x4390d329bfe0:[0x418017cc8c95]CpuSched_StartWorld@vmkernel#nover+0x99 stack: 0x0
    2017-06-09T19:11:08.626Z cpu21:66149)base fs=0x0 gs=0x418045400000 Kgs=0x0
    2017-04-18T21:17:43.871Z cpu7:122117)Attempting to install an image profile bypassing signing and acceptance level verification. This may pose a large security risk.
    2017-06-09T19:11:08.627Z cpu21:66149)vmkernel 0x0 .data 0x0 .bss 0x0
    2017-06-09T19:11:08.627Z cpu21:66149)chardevs 0x41801809f000 .data 0x417fc0000000 .bss 0x417fc0000440

    Note: The preceding log excerpts are only examples. Date, time, and environmental variables may vary depending on your environment.


This issue is affecting ESXi 6.5

Currently, there is no resolution.

To work around this issue, enable IPv6.

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