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VMware ESX 3.5, Patch ESX350-200904403-BG: Updates bnx2 Driver for Broadcom

Details

Release Date: April 29, 2009 

Download Size: 
232 KB 
Download Filename: 
ESX350-200904403-BG.zip 
md5sum: 
9c01c567217ee5d9d2e829aae88cbbdd


Product VersionsESX 3.5
Build158874
Also see KB 1001179.
Patch ClassificationCritical
SupersedesESX350-200712401-BG 
ESX350-200802301-BG 
ESX350-200803210-UG 
ESX350-200808410-BG 
ESX350-200810209-UG 
ESX350-200903215-UG
RequiresESX350-200904402-SG 
ESX350-200904405-BG
Host Reboot RequiredYes
Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown RequiredYes
PRs Fixed

353326

Affected HardwareN/A
Affected SoftwareYes
RPMs IncludedVMware-esx-drivers-net-bnx2
Related CVE numbersN/A


Solution

Summaries and Symptoms

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

  • Fixes an issue where ESX might fail due to a deadlock condition in the bnx2 driver. For the vmnix fix this patch also requires ESX350-200904405-BG.

Deployment Considerations

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

Based on VMware KB 1010128


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