This one is interesting – something I have known about for a while. Contrary to popular experience and belief, Gigabit NIC’s are BEST set to auto-negotiate. Whereas 100MG are best set to a fixed speed & duplex value.
Related to the above, but to do with the Service Console NIC 813 – Setting Network Adapter Speed in ESX Server
A correction to an error in VMware’s own administration guides
1821 – Virtual Compatibility for Clustered Non-Pass-Through Raw Device Mapping in Multihost Clustering Is Not Supported (errors in the official VMware guide- oops!)