Last night we had a power outage (unplanned) at home that lasted longer than my UPS could, and I was asleep. When I woke up and powered on my VMWare Lab server I was welcomed by this purple screen shown below. I could not find anything on Google or the VMWare KB database about this error.
I was able to ‘recover’ by downloading the upgrade ISO from VMWare for 6.5.0a and proceeded to upgrade my 6.5.0 environment on this one host that I have. The upgrade was successful and my host came back up without any issues.