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VMware ESX 4.0, Patch ESX400-200911206-UG: Updates hpsa driver to version (1014825)


Product Versions ESX 4.0
Build For build information, see KB 1014842.
Patch Classification General
Host Reboot Required Yes
Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required Yes
PRs Fixed 394491 425490 461468 349303 422454 417178 464408 459722
Affected Hardware N/A
Affected Software N/A
VIBs Included vmware-esx-drivers-scsi-hpsa
Related CVE numbers N/A


Summaries and Symptoms

Issues fixed in this patch (and their relevant symptoms, if applicable) include:

  • Updates hpsa driver to version
  • This fix increases the memory heap for the HPSA driver so that it can handle more than 2 controllers.

    For a complete list of the issues fixed in ESX 4.0 Update 1, see the ESX 4.0 Update 1 Release Notes.

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 4.0 hosts.

To update ESX 4.0 hosts when not using Update Manager, download the patch zip file from and install the bulletin using esxupdate from the command line of the host. For more information, see the ESX 4 Patch Management Guide.

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