VMware ESX 3.5, Patch ESX350-200907403-BG: Updates VMware Tools (1012540)
Release Date: July 30, 2009
Summaries and Symptoms
This patch contains the following enhancement and fixes the following issue (and the symptom, if applicable):
- Adds support for Windows XP Embedded with Service Pack 2 guest operating system.
- Installing VMware Tools on Ubuntu 9.04 virtual machines display a message stating that no drivers are available for Xorg 7.5. This patch provides the VMware SVGA and mouse drivers for Xorg 7.5.
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 3.5 hosts.
To update ESX 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.