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Is it possible to run nested VMs with in VMWare Workstation without Intel VT-x?

I need to fiddle with ESXi inside a VMware workstation 9 Virtual machine but my old Intel Core 2 Duo T6400 does not have Intel VT-x hardware assist technology! Is there any mean to run a bare-metal ...
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Disable ESXi passthrough on SATA controller

I have a newly built ESXi server with two SSD's hooked up to the motherboard primary SATA controller. Everything was working until I made the mistake of enabling passthrough on that SATA controller. ...
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Intel NIC: VMDc or VMDq?

I need to buy a nic that I want to eventually (~3 months) re-use for a VM server deployment that will need to support heavy network I/O. Server is a Xeon Gulftown/Westmere-EP. Intel has server NICs ...
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xenserver 5.5 windows guest

xenserver 5.5 update2 running on Pentium-D without VT. says it cant support Windows guests(HVM not found etc) on the same CPU ESXi 4 installed and runs Win XP fine. any thoughts? thanks in adv.