VMware ESX 3.5, Patch ESX350-200904403-BG: Updates bnx2 Driver for Broadcom (1010128)
Release Date: April 29, 2009
Summaries and Symptoms
Issues fixed in this patch (and their relevant symptoms, if applicable) include:
- Fixes an issue where ESX might fail due to a deadlock condition in the bnx2 driver. For the vmnix fix this patch also requires ESX350-200904405-BG.
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.