Machine: Dell PowerEdge 1420 (Raid0 configured with SCSI 931GB x 2)
EXS 4.0 vShpere installation.
the setup starts on the system and after the selection of UI based installation, the next screen after extraction shows the Kernal Panic with the following reason
"CPUID is limited" - either remove the limit of CPUID or enable "Support NT4 OS"
I have seen the switches
but i endup with the same error.
Make sure you have a supported CPU. I don't think you do. If you don't you will be limited to ESXi 3.5
You may experience other difficulties installing ESXi 3.5 since it is not on the hardware compatibility list for ANY version of ESX(i).
This seems to be the link to a solution. http://communities.vmware.com/message/1011871#1011871 but I would follow through the link I provided previously. There may be other issues.