VMware ESXi 4.0, Patch ESXi400-201005401-SG: Updates Firmware (1021041)
Summaries and Symptoms
This patch also fixes the following issue:
ESXi 4.0 hosts might stop responding when interrupts are shared between VMkernel and service console. You might also observe the following additional symptoms:
- Network pings to the ESXi hosts might fail.
- Baseboard management controllers (BMC) such as HP Integrated Lights-Out (iLO) console might appear to be in a non-responsive state.
None beyond the required patch bundles and reboot information listed in the table above.
Patch Download and Installation
The typical way to apply patches to ESXi hosts is through the VMware Update Manager. For details, see the VMware vCenter Update Manager Administration Guide.
ESXi hosts can also be updated using vSphere Host Update Utility or by manually downloading the patch zip file from http://support.vmware.com/selfsupport/download/ and installing the bulletin by using the vihostupdate command through the vSphere CLI. For details, see the vSphere CLI Installation and Reference Guide and the vSphere Upgrade Guide..