I (now) have ESXi 6.5U1 - i had a server crash and had to make a clean USB boot to get working again - i have an Adaptec 6805 in the machine with two Raid arrays which were active as Datastore 01 and 02 in the 6.5 install i had working yesterday - Post install i added the aacraid driver from vmware and though i can see the adaptor https://creditcardsupportx.com
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if i click on the actual device (both devices are seen and both devices have the single VMFS filesytem) - i can get into a situation where i have the options of creating a new datastore or i can increase capacity - rescan does nothing and neither does rescan under actions. The system shows “Local Adaptec Disk (xxxx.xxx.x.x) and shows a single VMFS partition but i am at a loss how to mount it at this point and i am quite worried about loosing the partition.
Is it possible i need to check the VMFS for errors before it will mount