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I currently have a marathon support case open and support's latest reply includes an internal-only link (I'm pretty sure), so I can't read it. 😞 The release notes for 7.0 specify: "High Availability (HA) Link Monitoring is only supported on VMware ESXi installations that support DirectPath I/O." This is the only mention of DirectPath in the entire 7.0 docs. Does anyone care to share the secret DirectPath I/O recipe for those of us who have supported hardware? I have a host that supports DirectPath I/O entirely and VMware shows DirectPath I/O as supported; I have successfully enabled DirectPath i/o and even assigned one of the adapters to passthrough (this validates, to me, that DirectPath I/O appears to be supported enough to make ESXi happy.) Since we have to keep vmxnet3 adapters in the host, I can't just add a PCI-E passthrough device to the host like I would expect, how does this work exactly? http://i.imgur.com/DEfnmbE.gif
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