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This guide uses an LSI 9211-8i/LSI 9311-8i controller; presented via DirectPath I/O on ESXi 5.5/6.5. The controller was flashed to IT-firmware before using it on this system.


  • Solaris 11 - 64-bit

  • Add plenty of RAM. In my case - I used 8GB

  • Root disk on a local datastore

  • LSI Logic Parallel controller (pvscsi is working fine, need ignore VMware message about issue with boot drives)

  • 40GB disk

  • vmxnet3 network adapterĀ 


Code Block
$ sudo apt-get install open-vm-tools
$ sudo svcadm enable open-vm-tools

Optimisation: Controller Load Balancing