brunoar2ti
Contributor
Contributor

No network adapter detected for atheros AR8152

Good Morning!

I am having trouble installing vmware on a computer, can not find drive for network card.

I have already tried vmware 5.5 and 6.5, both with the same problem.

Board: Qualcomm Atheros AR8152 / 8158.

I thank the attention.

edit by wila: Removed ALL CAPS from the subject line.

0 Kudos
1 Reply
rcporto
Leadership
Leadership

That is because your network card may be not supported by vSphere ESXi, and if you still want install vSphere ESXi on that machine you will need to add the network driver on the ISO media, see how: http://blog.techygeekshome.info/2015/05/vmware-esxi-5-5-adding-realtek-and-atheros-network-card-driv...

---

Richardson Porto
Senior Infrastructure Specialist
LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/richardsonporto