VMware ESX Server 3.5, Patch ESX350-200803205-UG: Support for the VMware-esx-drivers-net-ixgbe driver (1003700)
Release Date: 10 APR 2008
Document Last Updated: 10 APR 2008
Adds support for the ixgbe driver to ESX Server hosts by adding VMware-esx-drivers-net-ixgbe-1.0.0 and provides support for NetQueue on the Intel 82598 10 Gigabit Ethernet Controller. See KB 1004278 for more information on enabling NetQueue.
There are no symptoms available for the updates provided by this patch.
Patch Download and Installation
For information on using VMware Update Manager to automatically update ESX Server 3.5 hosts see the VMware Update Manager Administration Guide for instructions on using Update Manager to download and install patches.
To update ESX Server 3.5 hosts when not using Update Manager, download the most recent patch bundle from http://www.vmware.com/download/vi/vi3_patches_35.html and install the bundle using the the esxupdate tool from the command line of the host. For more information on using esxupdate to manage patches on ESX Server 3.5 hosts, see the ESX Server 3 Patch Management Guide.