Category Archives: Hardware

Troubleshooting VMware snapshots

By | May 21, 2008

Eric Siebert has writen a very good and explaining guide on how to troubleshoot snapshots on ESX 3.x. Virtualization administrators can use snapshots on VMware ESX to travel back in time and figure out what went wrong with their virtual machines (VMs). But what do you do when your snapshots start acting funny? In this… Read More »

Create your own updated ESX 3i – bootable USB stick….

By | January 6, 2008

VCPaul has been so nice to share how he was able to create a bootable USB stick with the latest ESX 3i. You can read his post in the VMware Community at Or read it here: ——————————————————————————- Requirements: 1 GB USB flash drive WinImage IZArc Of course you can use your favourite tools and… Read More »

Upgrading my test hardware.

By | July 18, 2007

After running my ESX test enviroment with a single core CPU and one harddrive, for about two months, I desided that it was time to upgrade it. It was running a bit slow. Since my motherboard supported dualcore CPU’s I bought a Athlon 64 X2 4200+ for about $200,00. Also wanting to boost the disk IO… Read More »