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VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi600-201611402-BG: Updates ehci-ehci-hcd, xhci-xhci, misc-drivers VIBs (2146986)

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Release date: Nov 22, 2016

Patch Category Bugfix
Patch Severity Important
Build For build information, see KB 2146984.
Host Reboot Required Yes
Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required Yes
Affected Hardware N/A
Affected Software N/A
VIBs Included
  • VMware:ehci-ehci-hcd:1.0-3vmw.600.2.52.4600944
  • VMware:misc-drivers:6.0.0-2.52.4600944
  • VMware:xhci-xhci:1.0-3vmw.600.2.52.4600944
PRs Fixed 1648808
Related CVE numbers NA


Summaries and Symptoms

This patch updates the xhci-xhci VIBs to resolve an issue where attempts to reset Intel XHCI Host Controller driver might fail, due to which the system might stop responding.

Patch Download and Installation

The typical way to apply patches to ESXi hosts is through the VMware vSphere Update Manager. For details, see the Installing and Administering VMware vSphere Update Manager.
ESXi hosts can be updated by manually downloading the patch ZIP file from the VMware download page and installing the VIB by using the esxcli software vib command. Additionally, the system can be updated using the image profile and the esxcli software profile command. For details, see the vSphere Command-Line Interface Concepts and Examples and the vSphere Upgrade Guide.

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