VMware ESX 3.5, Patch ESX350-200811409-BG: Updates Kernel Source and VMNIX (1007506)
Release Date: 12-02-2008
Summaries and Symptoms
This patch updates kernel-source and kernel-vmnix to support the QLogic software driver update. The change includes a firmware update for QLogic 24xx fibre channel HBAs.
If you are remediating your ESX system using Update Manager 1.0 Update 1 or earlier, see http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1007923.
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.