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 Having issues installing ESXi 4.0 
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Post Having issues installing ESXi 4.0
Aloha everyone,

I currently have a Dell Optiplex 960 and I'm trying to install ESXi 4.0 but doing it with Hyper-V. I created the vitrual machine and when I try to install it, it seems to hang after displaying this message
Booting: MBI=0x00010098, entry=0x00400249.

So to summarize my questions:
1. Is it possible to install ESXi 4.0 on hyper-v?
2. What could be the reason why I'm getting the MBI=0x00010098 error.

Thanks in advance,


Fri Jan 18, 2013 1:46 pm
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Post Re: Having issues installing ESXi 4.0
I'm not aware of anyone running ESXi as a VM on Hyper-V. The opposite is true as VMware has exposed certain CPU features to VMs that hypervisors require.

Dave Mishchenko
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Now available - VMware ESXi: Planning, Implementation, and Security
Also available - vSphere Quick Start Guide

Fri Jan 18, 2013 7:22 pm
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