parvez9988
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File system used by ESXi while creating partitions.

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Hello Everyone,

Which file system do ESXi x5.0/1 uses while creating partitions like Bootpartition,Bootbank,AltBootbank,Dump/crash partition,Store & Scratch partition.


Thanks in Advance.

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JagadeeshDev
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Those are formatted with vFAT file system

http://www.myitblog.in/

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weinstein5
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Welcome to the COmmunity - As I recall they are EXT3 -

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JagadeeshDev
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Those are formatted with vFAT file system

http://www.myitblog.in/

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parvez9988
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Weinstein5 & JD thanks for your reply. but not sure which one is the correct answer. I think ESXi do not support EXT3 file system. But not sure.

Can any one help me..

Thanks in Advance.

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masudhussain
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Hi, vFAT is the correct answer for esxi 5.0.

you can also refer this bellow link.

VMware KB: Recommended disk or LUN sizes for VMware ESX 3.x / 4.x and ESXi 3.x / 4.x / 5.x installat...