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VMware ESX 3.5 Update 5, Patch ESX350-200911205-UG: Updates igb Driver for Intel (1015029)
Release Date: December 3, 2009
Summaries and Symptoms
This patch fixes the following issues or adds the following enhancements for ESX 3.5 Update 5:
- Fixes an issue where the systems with Intel igb card generate a large number of interrupts per second. With this fix, systems with Intel igb cards run in dynamic conservative mode by default and have a lower rate of interrupts per second. Also, the TCP throughput performance is optimum.
- Corrects the driver version numbers to be compliant with the standard RPM versioning scheme.
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