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PSOD happening on ESXi host after USB disconnect

You might face a PSOD after/during the USB disconnect. If you have, you might see a PSOD with backtrace similar to below: cpu17:33399)@BlueScreen: #GP Exception 13 in world 33399:vmklinux_9:h @ 0x41802c42b8e8cpu17:33399)Code start: 0x41802c400000 VMK uptime: 3:16:17:26.592cpu17:33399)0x439113b9b830:[0x41802c42b8e8]DLM_malloc@vmkernel#nover+0x31c stack: 0x41802c7ae9c0cpu17:33399)0x439113b9b880:[0x41802c42d22b]DLM_memalign@vmkernel#nover+0x7f stack: 0x80cpu17:33399)0x439113b9b8b0:[0x41802c429c13]Heap_AlignWithTimeoutAndRA@vmkernel#nover+0xf3 stack: 0x15cpu17:33399)0x439113b9b940:[0x41802cb3c423]dma_pool_alloc@com.vmware.driverAPI#9.2+0x2b stack: 0x0cpu17:33399)0x439113b9b960:[0x41802ccf8807]ehci_qtd_alloc@#+0x17 stack: 0x5a3432352e32353acpu17:33399)0x439113b9b990:[0x41802ccf8fb4]qh_urb_transaction@#+0x318 stack: 0xffffffff21fa08d8cpu17:33399)0x439113b9ba10:[0x41802ccff1f2]ehci_urb_enqueue@#+0x5e stack: 0x0cpu17:33399)0x439113b9bac0:[0x41802ccdc151]usb_hcd_submit_urb@com.vmware.usb#9.2.3.0+0xf9 stack: 0x202cpu17:33399)0x439113b9bbb0:[0x41802cce8d41]usb_submit_urb@com.vmware.usb#9.2.3.0+0xfd stack: 0x43050f664ac0cpu17:33399)0x439113b9bbe0:[0x41802cce47fd]usb_start_wait_urb@com.vmware.usb#9.2.3.0+0x71 stack: […]