VMware* ESXi Stops When Initializing ACPI during Installation Process


Install & Setup



If VMware* ESXi 5,0, 5.5, or 5.5.2 hangs or stops during the installation process, then follow the below steps:

  1. Reboot the server system.

  2. Press F2 to enter BIOS setup.

  3. Go to PCI Configuration > Advanced > and set Memory Mapped I/O above 4 GB to Disabled.

  4. Press F10 > save and exit.