VMware ESXi 4.0, Patch ESXi400-200909402-BG: Updates Tools (1014027)
Release Date: September 24, 2009
Summaries and Symptoms
This patch fixes the following issues:
- This fix includes updated VMware SVGA and mouse device drivers for supported Linux guest operating systems that use Xorg 7.5.
- This fix adds Pre-Built Modules (PBMs) for Debian 5.0.1.
- This fix adds Pre-Built Modules (PBMs) for SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 VMI kernel.
None beyond the required patch bundles and reboot information listed in the table above.
Patch Download and Installation
The typical way to apply patches to ESXi hosts is through the VMware Update Manager. For details, see the VMware vCenter Update Manager Administration Guide.
ESXi hosts can also be updated using vSphere Host Update Utility or by manually downloading the patch zip file from http://support.vmware.com/selfsupport/download/ and installing the bulletin by using the vihostupdate command through the vSphere CLI. For details, see the vSphere CLI Installation and Reference Guide and the vSphere Upgrade Guide.