VMware ESXi 6.5 Crashes While Idle, PSOD

This post was originally published on this site

Dear Community,


It’s been a while since I crashed face-first into an error, but I’m back! I’m currently working with an actual server, with the following specs:

  • 4x Intel Xeon E7-8870’s
  • 64GB (16x4GB) DDR3 ECC
  • 1x HP 518216-002 146GB
    • 4x HP 507127-B21 300GB
  • using the server’s integrated graphics


As I mentioned in the title, I managed to get ESXi 6.5 installed on the server. But I’ve been getting these PSOD’s after about 8-9 minutes of just letting the thing idle:


Can this be caused my faulty memory modules? Or am I missing something. If necessary, I can grab dumps from the server (by just waiting for it to PSOD again). This is the only thing between me and having a relatively quiet VM server to play with at my house. I really want to make this a footnote in the journey

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.