VMware ESX 4.0, Patch ESX400-201006208-UG: Updates the ESX 4.0 USB storage component (1017729)
Summaries and Symptoms
Issues fixed in this patch (and their relevant symptoms, if applicable) include:
- This bulletin updates the VMware ESX 4.0 USB Storage device driver to version 400.1.0-2vmw.
- If a USB device is plugged out and plugged back in into the same USB port of an ESX system, a virtual machine might fail to detect the re-plugged in USB device.
None beyond the required patch bundles and reboot information listed in the table above.
Patch Download and Installation
See the VMware vCenter Update Manager Administration Guide for instructions on using Update Manager to download and install patches to automatically update ESX 4.0 hosts.
To update ESX 4.0 hosts when not using Update Manager, download the patch zip file from http://support.vmware.com/selfsupport/download/ and install the bulletin using esxupdate from the command line of the host. For more information, see the ESX 4 Patch Management Guide.