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VMware ESX 3.5 Update 5, Patch ESX350-200911215-UG: Updates ixgbe Driver for Intel (1015037)
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:
- Addresses proper handling of link-down events for ixgbe NICs. Improper handling of link-down events might adversely affect the zero-copy operations (including iSCSI clients).
- Corrects the driver version numbers to be compliant with the standard RPM versioning scheme.
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