Install NVIDIA GPU Drivers on ESXi 5.5

Obtain the latest drivers for specific NVIDIA GPU from the NVIDIA Downloads page - http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us, the download will be in a .VIB format. Upload this VIB file to a datastore on the ESXi host using the vSphere Client/Web Console. You will need to enter the host in to maintenance mode using the vSphere Client or … Continue reading Install NVIDIA GPU Drivers on ESXi 5.5

Troubleshoot the NVIDIA GPU installed in the ESXi Host

You will need to open a SSH connection to the ESXi host to run these commands. First lets confirm ESXi can pick up the GPU. The above results show there is a NVIDIA GRID K1 GPU installed. However, this does not confirm that the GPU is being used. Confirm if Xorg Service is Running: If … Continue reading Troubleshoot the NVIDIA GPU installed in the ESXi Host