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Remote MKS Requests to ESX Server Virtual Machines Fail Sporadically from a Multiprocessor-Based Windows System with VI Client or Remote Console

Details

The following error appears sporadically when attempting to open a remote console to a virtual machine on an ESX Server host from a multiprocessor Windows system:

Nov 16 16:57:35: mks| ASSERT C:/ob/bora-32042/bora/lib/left/pollLeft.c:1420 bugNr=1319


Solution

This error occurs on certain AMD-based multiprocessor systems in which the timestamp counters do not stay in sync.
 
To solve this problem, apply the Microsoft hotfix available at http://support.microsoft.com/?id= 896256 to the system.

Based on VMware KB 2459093

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