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Try blacklisting the acer-wmi kernel module: sudo nano /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf add blacklist acer_wmi as a new line at the bottom of this file. then reboot. Or if you like one-line tricks: echo blacklist acer-wmi | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-acer-wmi.conf source The acer-wmi kernel module enables you to control the following: the ...
I know in virualbox you can enable PAE/NX which will solve "no valid rapl domains found in package" on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I don't know how about ESXI if it supports PAE/NX or not.
OP wrote: It was all in /etc/hostname. On two of our sick servers it looked like this: ubuntu@(none):~$ cat /etc/hostname linux-web-n ip-10-128-##-## While on a server without this issue we had: ubuntu@ip-10-128-##-###:~$ cat /etc/hostname ip-10-128-##-### Removed the linux-web-n portion, rebooted and everything was fine.
It appears that kernel 3.11.0-19.33 has some very strange issues (I am having power issues with it, other face wrong screen resolution, etc.). Try booting with the older kernel (advanced options in grub bootloader).
Running sudo apt-get install nvidia-current solved my problem on an old Compaq Presario SR2010NX using a NVidia GeForce 6150 LE on-board video chip. This was Xubuntu 12.04 LTS. The install went smoothly, but I got "failed to set mode CRTC:6" when booting and had to start X manually.
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