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VMware ESX 3.5, Patch ESX350-200810203-UG: Updates MPT SCSI Driver (1007043)

Details

Release Date: 11-06-2008

Download Size:
168KB
Download Filename:
ESX350-200810203-UG.zip
md5sum:
50e7f83fa740e424fe844aa9f968318b


Product Versions ESX 3.5 Update 3
Patch Classification General
Supersedes

ESX350-200802404-BG
ESX350-200803204-UG
ESX350-200806213-UG
ESX350-200808213-UG

Requires

ESX350-200810201-UG
ESX350-200810202-UG

Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required Yes
Host Reboot Required Yes
PRs Fixed 194795 271491
Affected Hardware N/A
Affected Software N/A
RPMs Included VMware-esx-drivers-scsi-mptscsi_2xx
Related CVE numbers None

Solution

Summaries and Symptoms

This patch fixes the following issue:

  • The value returned from the API do_gettimeofday() should be the number of seconds since 1970.

    Symptoms: Without this patch, the time reported is consistent for the number of seconds since boot.

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://support.vmware.com/selfsupport/download/ 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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