Windows Device Manager NVIDIA GRID Driver error: Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43)
The installed Version of NVIDIA Virtual GPU Manager for vSphere, was older than the installed NVIDIA Windows Driver.
- NVIDIA Virtual GPU Manager: 346.42
- NVIDIA Windows Driver: 348.07
So the solution is to update the Virtual GPU Manager
- Login to the VMWare ESXi Host
- Set VMWare ESXi Host in MaintenanceMode:
esxcli system maintenanceMode set --enable true
- Install the vGPU Manager:
esxcli software vib install -v /tmp/NVIDIA-vgx-VMware_ESXi_6.0_Host_Driver_346.68-1OEM.600.0.0.2494585.vib Installation Result Message: Operation finished successfully. Reboot Required: false VIBs Installed: NVIDIA_bootbank_NVIDIA-vgx-VMware_ESXi_6.0_Host_Driver_346.68-1OEM.600.0.0.2494585 VIBs Removed: NVIDIA_bootbank_NVIDIA-vgx-VMware_ESXi_6.0_Host_Driver_346.42-1OEM.600.0.0.2159203 VIBs Skipped:
- Reboot the VMWare ESXi Host:
- Verify Installation:
- Exit Maintenance Mode:
esxcli system maintenanceMode set --enable false
Note: The error should also occur if NVIDIA Windows Driver is older than NVIDIA Virtual GPU Manager.
MIX vDGA (Passthrough) and vGPU