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VMware ESX 3.5 Update 5, Patch ESX350-200911204-UG: Updates forcedeth Driver for Nvidia (1015028)


Release Date: December 3, 2009  
Download Size:
64 KB
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Product Versions ESX 3.5 Update 5
Build 207095
Patch Classification Critical
Supersedes ESX350-200903229-UG
Requires ESX350-200911201-UG
Virtual Machine Migration or Reboot Required Yes
Host Reboot Required Yes
PRs Fixed 398637, 178879
Affected Hardware None
Affected Software None
RPMs Included VMware-esx-drivers-net-forcedeth
Related CVE Numbers None


Summaries and Symptoms

This patch fixes the following issues or adds the following enhancements for ESX 3.5 Update 5:

  • Unable to change speed of nVidia NForce Network Controller from 10 Mbps to 100 Mbps or vice versa. The link goes down when this operation is attempted.
  • Corrects the Driver version numbers to be compliant with the standard RPM versioning scheme. 

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