VMware ESX 4.0, Patch ESX400-201006217-UG: Updates the ESX 4.0 python component (1017736)
Summaries and Symptoms
Issues fixed in this patch (and their relevant symptoms, if applicable) include:
- This bulletin updates the version of rpm component in VMWare ESX 4.0 to 126.96.36.199-9 which improves usability.
- A problem in the free disk space calculation routine of the RPM tool causes a miscalculation of the available disk space prior to upgrade. If the system runs out of free disk space during an upgrade, the upgrade process might be interrupted, possibly leaving the system in an unrecoverable state.
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.