I know there are tutorials for installing DSM on ESXi as "virtualization" by creating virtual SATA drive. I ran into DSM upgrade problem (Error 13) using that method. Finally, I've dicovered a way to let ESXi create an emulated USB storage for the loader (the BAREMETAL way)!
1. Get the loader.
Either take Jun's loader 1.04b and do some customization, or take the modified loader here.
1a. Modify VID/PID grub.cfg
If you are using the modified loader, the VID/PID has already been fixed. Skip to the next step.
If you are using original 1.04b loader, follow th