ESX Server 3.5, Patch ESX350-200808210-UG: Update to VMware-esx-drivers-net-ixgbe (1005903)
Release Date: 13 AUGUST 2008
Document Last Updated: 13 AUGUST 2008
Summaries and Symptoms
The patch updates the VMware-esx-drivers-net-ixgbe RPM for inclusion in the ESX Server 3.5 Update 2 release. The driver, which was introduced in Update 1, provides support for iSCSI and NFS over a 10GbE interface.
None beyond the required patch bundles and reboot information listed in the table, above.
Patch Download and Installation
See the VMware Update Manager Administration Guide for instructions on using Update Manager to download and install patches to automatically update ESX Server 3.5 hosts.
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 esxupdate from the command line of the host. For more information, see the ESX Server 3 Patch Management Guide.