VMware ESX 3.5 Update 4, Patch ESX350-200903209-UG: Updates SATA SCSI Drivers (1007979)
Release Date: March 30, 2009
Summaries and Symptoms
This patch fixes the following known issue, which was introduced in ESX 3.5 Update 2: ESX Server VMkernel Does Not Recognize a Loaded IDE Controller and Displays an Error Message (KB 1004309)
Patch ESX350-200903201-UG is also required to complete this fix.
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.