narendran201110
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How to analyze PSOD?

How to analyze PSOD?

What are all the scenario the ESXi will result PSOD?

How to check the PSOD logs/DUMPS

Is there any tools for PSOD dump check?

How to resolve?

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sparrowangelste
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I have some links to help investigate the psod

http://sparrowangelstechnology.blogspot.com/2012/08/how-to-read-psod-errors-on-your-esxi.html

the links are

Machine Check Exception errors: mce
http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=100518...

General page:
http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&docTypeID=DT_KB_1_1&e...

Exception 13 and 14 page fault errors:
http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&docTypeID=DT_KB_1_1&e...

the dump file will be in your root dir if you have a local disk.

if you are using autodeploy or  a flashdisk you might not be able to get the dump unless you have a syslog server

for reading dumps:

http://professionalvmware.com/2009/02/how-to-read-a-dump-esx-crash-dumps-that-is/

--------------------- Sparrowangelstechnology : Vmware lover http://sparrowangelstechnology.blogspot.com
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