[CentOS] Problem with CentOS 5.11 virtual machine

Wed Aug 24 18:25:29 UTC 2016
Blake Hudson <blake at ispn.net>

John R Pierce wrote on 8/24/2016 1:17 PM:
> On 8/24/2016 9:49 AM, Eero Volotinen wrote:
>> Try reinstalling vmware-tools
> yea, any time you installed a new kernel on el5, you had to reinstall 
> vmware tools, kind of a pain.  on newer systems, this seems less 
> neccessary.

Perhaps this is related to the vmxnet3 hardware/drivers in EL5. We had 
problems (loss of some packets) using vmxnet in EL6 VMs on ESXi 6.0 
hypervisor and had to switch our VMs to the e1000 NIC hardware type in 
ESXi. This resolved our issues.