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Adding old (and new) hardware to ESXi 5 (vSphere 5.0)

After a few recent builds of ESX and finding it a little fussy with hardware I dug into the subject and found some interesting little tips.   Specifically my situation was the motherboard was too ‘new’ for the software to recognise the storage controller.  So although ESX could boot ok, once up it couldn’t see anything to play with.  And that made it sad..

Enter the lspci -v command.

As shell-heads should know this shows the machines known PCI hardware id’s and information, and also how esx references it (if it can see it).  If it can’t as in my case, you can sometimes tease ESX into knowing about it without new drivers.

 

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