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Devices deprecated and unsupported in VMware ESXi 6.0 (2087970)

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This article describes the devices that were deprecated in VMware ESXi 6.0 and the implications for support.


Support for some devices are deprecated in ESXi 6.0. During an upgrade, these device drivers may still be installed on the ESXi 6.0 host, and may continue to function, but the device is no longer officially supported on ESXi 6.0.

If you are upgrading ESXi using the ISO or VMware Update Manager, you may see a warning indicating that you are attempting to upgrade a server with a deprecated device. Proceeding with the upgrade will carry over the deprecated drivers even though the device will not be supported.

Note: While creating an image that includes driver VIBs supporting deprecated device IDs, you do not see any warnings during the installation or auto deployment. However, during a fresh installation, you see a warning about the deprecated device. You can ignore the warning and complete the installation.

This table lists the devices that are deprecated and no longer supported in ESXi 6.0:
Partner Driver Name Device IDs Device Name
Qlogic nx_nic 4040:0100:4040:0124 QLE3044 (NX3-4GBT) Quad Port PCIe 2.0 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
4040:0100:4040:0126 QLE3142 (NX3-20GxX) Dual Port PCIe 2.0 10GbE SFP+ Adapter
qla2xxx 1077:5432 SP232-based 4Gb Fibre Channel to PCI Express HBA
1077:2300 QLA2300 64-bit Fibre Channel Adapter
1077:2312 ISP2312-based 2Gb Fibre Channel to PCI-X HBA
1077:2322 ISP2322-based 2Gb Fibre Channel to PCI-X HBA
1077:6312 SP202-based 2Gb Fibre Channel to PCI-X HBA
1077:6322 SP212-based 2Gb Fibre Channel to PCI-X HBA
Intel e1000 8086:1000 82542 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
8086:1001 82543GC Gigabit Ethernet Controller (Fiber)
8086:1004 82543GC Gigabit Ethernet Controller (Copper)
8086:1008 82544EI Gigabit Ethernet Controller (Copper)
8086:1009 82544EI Gigabit Ethernet Controller (Fiber)
8086:100c 82544GC Gigabit Ethernet Controller (Copper)
8086:100d 82544GC Gigabit Ethernet Controller (LOM)
8086:100e 82540EM Gigabit Ethernet Controller
8086:1011 82545EM Gigabit Ethernet Controller (Fiber)
8086:1012 82546EM Gigabit Ethernet Controller (Fiber)
8086:1013 82541EI Gigabit Ethernet Controller
8086:1014 82541ER Gigabit Ethernet Controller
8086:1015 82540EM Gigabit Ethernet Controller (LOM)
8086:1016 82540EP Gigabit Ethernet Controller
8086:1017 82540EP Gigabit Ethernet Controller
8086:1018 82541EI Gigabit Ethernet Controller
8086:1019 82547EI Gigabit Ethernet Controller
8086:101a 82547EI Gigabit Ethernet Controller
8086:101d 82546EB Gigabit Ethernet Controller
8086:101e 82540EP Gigabit Ethernet Controller
8086:1026 82545GM Gigabit Ethernet Controller
8086:1027 82545GM Gigabit Ethernet Controller
8086:1028 82545GM Gigabit Ethernet Controller
8086:1075 82547GI Gigabit Ethernet Controller
8086:1076 82541GI Gigabit Ethernet Controller
8086:1077 82541GI Gigabit Ethernet Controller
8086:1078 82541ER Gigabit Ethernet Controller
8086:1079 82546EB Gigabit Ethernet Controller
8086:107a 82546GB Gigabit Ethernet Controller
8086:107b 82546GB Gigabit Ethernet Controller
8086:107c N82541PI Gigabit Ethernet Controller
8086:108a 82546GB Gigabit Ethernet Controller
8086:1099 82546GB Gigabit Ethernet Controller (Copper)
8086:10b5 82546GB Gigabit Ethernet Controller (Copper)
0x8086:0x10C7:0x8086:0xA16F Bellefontaine-FH, 82598
8086:10CD:10CF:159B NIC 82567
8086:1098:1458:0000 NIC Goshan
Emulex lpfc820 10DF:f095 LP952 Fibre Channel Adapter
10DF:f0a5 LP1050 2Gb Fibre Channel Host Adapter
10DF:f0d5 LP1150 4Gb Fibre Channel Host Adapter
10DF:f800 LP8000 Fibre Channel Host Adapter
10DF:fc10:10DF fc11 LP11000-S 4Gb Fibre Channel Host Adapter
10DF:fc10:10DF fc12 LP11002-S 4Gb Fibre Channel Host Adapter
10DF:fd00 LP11000 4Gb Fibre Channel Host Adapter
10DF:fe05 LP21000 10GbE PCIe FCoE CNA
10DF:fe12 Cisco UCS CNA M71KR-Emulex
10DF:f098 LP982 Fibre Channel Adapter
10DF:f0a1 LP101 2Gb Fibre Channel Host Adapter
10DF:f900:10DF:0026 LP9002 2Gb Fibre Channel Host Adapter
10DF:f900:10DF:0028 LP9000 1Gb Fibre Channel Host Adapter
10DF:f900 LP9000 Fibre Channel Host Adapter
10DF:f980 LP9802 Fibre Channel Adapter
10DF:fa00 LP10000 2Gb Fibre Channel Host Adapter
10DF:fc00 LP10000-S 2Gb Fibre Channel Host Adapter
lpfc 10DF:FC20 LPe11000-S 4Gb Fibre Channel Adapter
10DF:E180 LPev12000 8Gb PCIe IOV Fibre Channel Adapter
10DF:E131 LPVe12002 PCIe Shared I/O Fibre Channel Adapter
10DF:E100 LPev12000 8Gb PCIe IOV Fibre Channel Adapter
LSI megaraid2 1000:0407 LSI MegaRAID 320-2x
1000:0408:1028:0002 Dell PERC 4e/DC Adapter
1000:0408 LSI Logic MegaRAID
1000:1960:1028:0518 Dell PERC 4/DC
1000:1960 LSI Logic MegaRAID
1000:9010 LSI Logic MegaRAID
1000:9060 LSI Logic MegaRAID
101e:1960 MegaRAID
101e:9010 MegaRAID 428 Ultra RAID Controller
101e:9060 MegaRAID 434 Ultra GT RAID Controller
1028:000e Dell PowerEdge Expandable RAID Controller
1028:000f Dell PERC 4
1028:0013 Dell PERC 4E/Si/Di
8086:1960:101e:0438 MegaRAID 438 Ultra2 LVD RAID Controller
8086:1960:101e:0466 MegaRAID 466 Express Plus RAID Controller
8086:1960:101e:0467 MegaRAID 467 Enterprise 1500 RAID Controller
8086:1960:101e:09a0 PowerEdge Expandable RAID Controller 2/SC
8086:1960:1028:0467 PowerEdge Expandable RAID Controller 2/DC
8086:1960:1028:1111 PowerEdge Expandable RAID Controller 2/SC
8086:1960:103c:03a2 MegaRAID
8086:1960:103c:10c6 MegaRAID 438, HP NetRAID-3Si
8086:1960:103c:10c7 MegaRAID T5, Integrated HP NetRAID
8086:1960:103c:10cc MegaRAID, Integrated HP NetRAID
Promise stex 105a:3371 PDC20371 (FastTrak S150 TX2plus)
105a:3570 20771 (FastTrak TX2300)
105a:3571 PDC20571 (FastTrak TX2200)
105a:3373 PDC20378 (FastTrak 378/SATA 378)
105a:3375 PDC20375 (SATA150 TX2plus)
105a:3376 PDC20376 (FastTrak 376)
105a:3574 PDC20579 SATAII 150 IDE Controller
105a:3d75 PDC20575 (SATAII150 TX2plus)
105a:3d73 PDC40775 (SATA 300 TX2plus)
105a:3318 PDC20318 (SATA150 TX4)
105a:3319 PDC20319 (FastTrak S150 TX4)
105a:3515 PDC40719 [FastTrak TX4300/TX4310]
105a:3519 PDC40519 (FastTrak TX4200)
105a:3d17 PDC40718 (SATA 300 TX4)
105a:3d18 PDC20518/PDC40518 (SATAII 150 TX4)
105a:6629 PDC20619 (FastTrak TX4000)
105a:3577 PDC40779 (FastTrak TX2300)
nVidia forcedeth 10de:01bc NVidia NForce IDE/PATA Controller
10de:0065 NVidia NForce2 IDE/PATA Controller
10de:0085 NVidia NForce2S IDE/PATA Controller
10de:00d5 NVidia NForce3 IDE/PATA Controller
10de:00e5 NVidia NForce3S IDE/PATA Controller
10de:0053 NVidia NForce CK804 IDE/PATA Controller
10de:0035 NVidia NForce MCP04 IDE/PATA Controller
10de:0265 NVidia NForce MCP51 IDE/PATA Controller
10de:036e NVidia NForce MCP55 IDE/PATA Controller
10de:03ec NVidia NForce MCP61 IDE/PATA Controller
10de:0448 NVidia NForce MCP65 IDE/PATA Controller
10de:0560 NVidia NForce MCP67 IDE/PATA Controller
10de:056c NVidia NForce MCP73 IDE/PATA Controller
10de:0759 NVidia NForce MCP77 IDE/PATA Controller
10de:0373 nVidia NForce Network Controller
10de:0372 NVIDIA nForce Pro 3600 Network Controller
10de:0269 nVidia NForce Network Controller
10de:0268 nVidia NForce Network Controller
10de:0056 NVIDIA nForce Pro 2200 Network Controller
10de:0057 NVIDIA nForce Pro 2200 Network Controller
10de:054c nVidia NForce Network Controller
10de:054d nVidia NForce Network Controller
10de:054e nVidia NForce Network Controller
10de:054f nVidia NForce Network Controller
10de:07dc nVidia NForce Network Controller
10de:07dd nVidia NForce Network Controller
10de:07de nVidia NForce Network Controller
10de:07df nVidia NForce Network Controller
10de:0760 nVidia NForce Network Controller
10de:0761 nVidia NForce Network Controller
10de:0762 nVidia NForce Network Controller
10de:0763 nVidia NForce Network Controller
10de:0ab0 nVidia NForce Network Controller
10de:0ab1 nVidia NForce Network Controller
10de:0ab2 nVidia NForce Network Controller
10de:0ab3 nVidia NForce Network Controller
Adaptec adp94xx 9005:0410 AIC-9410
9005:0411 AIC-9410
9005:041e AIC-9410
9005:041f AIC-9410
aic79xx 9005:8000 ASC-29320A U320
9005:800f AIC-7901 U320
9005:8010 ASC-39320 U320
9005:8011 39320D Ultra320 SCSI
9005:8011:0e11:00ac ASC-32320D U320
9005:8011:9005:0041 ASC-39320D U320
9005:8012 ASC-29320 U320
9005:8013 ASC-29320B U320
9005:8014 ASC-29320LP U320
9005:8015 AHA-39320B
9005:8016 AHA-39320A
9005:801c AHA-39320DB / AHA-39320DB-HP
9005:801d AIC-7902B U320 OEM
9005:801e AIC-7901A U320
9005:801f AIC-7902 U320
9005:8094 ASC-29320LP U320 w/HostRAID
9005:809e AIC-7901A U320 w/HostRAID
9005:809f AIC-7902 U320 w/HostRAID
ips 1014:002e SCSI RAID Adapter [ServeRAID] 4Lx
1014:01bd ServeRAID Controller 5i
9005:0250 ServeRAID Controller
Broadcom sata_svw 1166:0240 K2 SATA
1166:0241 RAIDCore RC4000
1166:0242 RAIDCore RC4000
1166:024a BCM5785 [HT1000] SATA (Native SATA Mode)
1166:024b BCM5785 [HT1000] SATA (PATA/IDE Mode)
1166:0411 BroadCom HT1100 SATA Controller (PATA/IDE Mode)
1166:0211 Serverworks OSB4 IDE/PATA Controller
1166:0212 Serverworks CSB5 IDE/PATA Controller
1166:0213 Serverworks CSB6 IDE/PATA Controller
1166:0214 Serverworks HT1000 IDE/PATA Controller
1166:0215 Serverworks HT1100 IDE/PATA Controller
1166:0217 Serverworks CSB6IDE2 IDE/PATA Controller
AMD ahci 1022:7401 AMD Cobra 7401 IDE/PATA Controller
1022:7409 AMD Viper 7409 IDE/PATA Controller
1022:7411 AMD Viper 7411 IDE/PATA Controller
1022:7441 AMD 7441 OPUS IDE/PATA Controller
1022:7469 AMD 8111 IDE/PATA Controller
1022:209a AMD CS5536 IDE/PATA Controller
Neterion s2io 17d5:5831 Xframe I 10 GbE Server/Storage adapter
17d5:5832 Xframe II 10 GbE Server/Storage adapter
HP cciss 0E11:B060:0E11:4070 Smart Array 5300
0E11:B178:0E11:4080 Smart Array 5i, 532, 5312
0E11:0046:0E11:4091 Smart Array 6i
0E11:0046:0E11:409A Smart Array 641
0E11:0046:0E11:409B Smart Array 642
0E11:0046:0E11:409C Smart Array 6400
0E11:0046:0E11:409D Smart Array 6400 EM
103C:3220:103C:3225 Smart Array P600
103C:3230:103C:3223 Smart Array P800
103C:3230:103C:3234 Smart Array P400
103C:3230:103C:3235 Smart Array P400i
103C:3230:103C:3237 Smart Array E500
103C:3238:103C:3211 Smart Array E200i
103C:3238:103C:3212 Smart Array E200
103C:3238:103C:3213 Smart Array E200i
103C:3238:103C:3214 Smart Array E200i
103C:3238:103C:3215 Smart Array E200i

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