Windows Server R2 and Windows 7 require patches. VMXNET 3 is supported only for virtual machines version 7 and later, with a limited set of guest operating systems. I am going to use tcpdump and look at the network traffic from the box to see if anything looks unusual. If you continue to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies. Oct 16, Last Updated:

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One of the things that disturbs me is that all of the articles I have found concerning this problem are dated years ago. I’ve done the following: You need to enable security on this component, as it could expose confidential information see Allowing User Impersonation.

It also leads me to believe that there are no problems with the network cards.

Upon further investigation, I found that CentOS 5. Based on a VMWare document, I tried: Thanks everyone for your help, and patience with a noob. But, regardless, that is why I included this in my original post: Typically Linux versions 2. This article helped but additional information was required to resolve my issue.


The linux machine should be useing the e driver. This article discusses the different network adapter cetos available for virtual machines. Now, I am out of ideas, and I seem to have hit a brick wall.

kernel: e eth1: e_clean_tx_irq: Detected Tx Unit Hang – CentOS

Board index All times are UTC. You got network connection both internally and externally. Forgot to mention that.

I have exact same problem with another machine: I updated the Linux cdntos to 2. I increased the console logging and I can see when the ethernet port goes up and down when I physically disconnect the cable, but it does not go down or lose link when the disconnects occur.

I understand the part I do in VCenter, but I don’t understand how to do the “pack up files and run installation with script “.

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I resinstalled CentOS 5. Adding virtual disks Adding an existing earlier ESX 2.

I ran a packet capture on both the test server and my workstation. Yes Advertised link modes: Request a Product Feature. After doing a clean base install of CentOS 5.


I’ve been trying install the matching kernel source RPM, but still haven’t been able to get it built. This is really weird. Please keep this thread updated with any developments. To compile the tools: Stock kernel for 4.

When I lose my SSH connection, the pings also start timing out, for a few seconds, then start again. I am very new to Linux in general, but I do want to have a better, deeper understanding. Operation not supported rx-checksumming: That’s immediately after bringing it up.