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ESX Server 3.5, Patch ESX350-200808215-UG: Update to the Emulex FC Driver (1005908)

Details

Release Date: 13 AUGUST 2008
Document Last Updated: 13 AUGUST 2008

 

Download Size:
338KB
Download Filename:
ESX350-200808215-UG.zip
md5sum: 
cc80dec5f35900e93aabf4a276a148f0


Product Versions ESX Server 3.5 Update 2
Patch Classification Update
Supersedes
ESX350-200802413-BG
ESX350-200803206-UG
ESX350-200806215-UG
Requires ESX350-200808201-UG
ESX350-200808202-UG
ESX Server Host Reboot Required
Yes
Restart hostd Required
service mgmt-vmware restart
No
Maintenance Mode Required, Power Off or Migrate Virtual Machines
Yes
PRs Fixed 268044
Affected Hardware Emulex Lpe12000, Lpe12002, and LPe1250 HBAs
Affected Software N/A
RPMs Included VMware-esx-drivers-scsi-lpfc_elx_v740
Related CVE numbers None

Solution

Summaries and Symptoms

This patch updates the VMware Emulex driver from 7.4.0.13-1 to 7.4.0.13-2.
 
This update adds support for 8Gbps fibre channel host bus adapters. Support is available for Emulex Lpe12000, Lpe12002, and LPe1250 HBAs.

Deployment Considerations

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.

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