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  • 1.  Purple screen

    Posted Feb 03, 2015 06:56 AM

    Suddenly during daytime production one of my ESXi 5.5 hosts crashes with a purple screen.

    The error is Exception 14.


    At the bottom of the screen it says "Partial dump: Out of space"

    So it seems that is cannot make a Coredump to disk.


    What can cause this problem? This is the third crash in 4 months.



    See attached image for details.



  • 2.  RE: Purple screen
    Best Answer

    Posted Feb 03, 2015 07:18 AM

    VMware ESXi 5.x host experiences a purple diagnostic screen mentioning E1000PollRxRing and E1000DevRx (2059053)

    http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2059053




  • 3.  RE: Purple screen

    Posted Feb 03, 2015 01:09 PM

    Thanks, I've upgraded my ESXi hosts. Hopefully the purple screen no longer appears!



  • 4.  RE: Purple screen

    Posted Feb 03, 2015 10:30 AM

    @olivermclean : I've faced same problem.This may happen due to your driver problem..