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VMware ESXi 5.0, Patch ESXi500-201203210-UG: Updates the VMware ESXi 5.0 scsi-mpt2sas driver (2011435)

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Release Date: March 15, 2012
Patch Category Bugfix
Patch Severity Important
Build For build information, see KB 2010823.
Host Reboot Required Yes
Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required Yes
Affected Hardware N/A
Affected Software N/A
VIBs Included VMware:scsi-mpt2sas:
PRs Fixed 794629
Related CVE numbers N/A


For information on patch and update classification, see KB 2014447 .


Summaries and Symptoms

This patch updates the scsi-mpt2sas VIB to resolve the following issue:

ESXi 5.0 host does not detect SAS hard drives that are greater than 2TB connected to HBAs driven by mpt2sas driver.

Deployment Considerations

None beyond the required patch bundles and reboot information listed in the table above.

Patch Installation and Download

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 .

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