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VMware ESX 4.1, Patch ESX410-201101220-UG: Updates net-igb, net-tg3, scsi-fnic (1028449)



Product Versions ESX 4.1
Build For build information, see KB 1029353.
Patch Classification General
Severity General
Host Reboot Required No
Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required No
PRs Fixed 540669
Affected Hardware N/A
Affected Software N/A
VIBs Included vmware-esx-drivers-net-igb
Related CVE numbers N/A



Summaries and Symptoms

The patch updates the text descriptions for I/O devices listed in the system.  Prior to this update, some newer devices and motherboard-provided devices might be listed as Unknown Device either in the output for command-line tools or when viewed from vSphere Client.

Deployment Considerations

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 4.1 hosts.

To update ESX 4.1 hosts without using Update Manager, download the patch ZIP file from and install the bulletin by using esxupdate from the command line of the host. For more information, see the ESX 4.1 Patch Management Guide.

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