VMware ESXi 5.0, Patch ESXi500-201203209-UG: Updates the VMware ESXi 5.0 net-nx-nic vib (2010822)
|Build||For build information, see KB 2010823.|
|Host Reboot Required||Yes|
|Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required||Yes|
|Related CVE numbers||N/A|
For information on patch and update classification, see KB 2014447.
Summaries and Symptoms
This patch updates the net-nx-nic VIB to resolve the following issue:
Certain versions of VMXNET 3 driver fail to initialize the device when the number of vCPUs is not a power of two. For more details, see KB 2003484.
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 Installing and Administering VMware vSphere Update Manager.