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VMware ESXi 6.5, Patch ESXi650-201707220-UG: Updates pvscsi VIB (2150262)

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Details

Release date: July 27, 2017
 

Patch Category Bugfix
Patch Severity Moderate
Build For build information, see KB 2149910.
Host Reboot Required Yes
Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required Yes
Affected Hardware N/A
Affected Software N/A
VIBs Included VMW_bootbank_pvscsi_0.1-1vmw.650.1.26.5969303
PRs Fixed 1759620
Related CVE numbers N/A

Solution

Summaries and Symptoms

This patch updates the pvscsi VIB to resolve the following issues:

  • When you hot-add two or more hard disks to a VMware PVSCSI controller in a single operation, the guest OS can see only one of them.

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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