RohitVCP7
Enthusiast
Enthusiast

Purple screen while installing ESXi 5.5

Hi,

I have Intel SWQ67 m/b and installed ESXi 5.1, it is working fine but getting Purple screen while installing ESXi 5.5.

find attached screen for more information.

0 Kudos
2 Replies
a_p_
Leadership
Leadership

Installing ESXi on unsupported hardware is basically a hit or miss. From the PSOD I'd assume it's the HDD controller which isn't detected. What you could try to do is to install ESXi on an USB device/stick to see whether this works and if the local storage shows up after installation.

André

0 Kudos
RohitVCP7
Enthusiast
Enthusiast

Hi A.P,

I have inserted 8 GB USB stick, but no luck same issue.

This purple screen coming during yellow screen scanning PCI pass through...

0 Kudos