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ESX Server 3.5, Patch ESX350-200808214-UG: Update to the QLogic FC Driver

Details

Release Date: 13 AUGUST 2008 
Document Last Updated: 13 AUGUST 2008

 

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ESX350-200808214-UG.zip 
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Product VersionsESX Server 3.5 Update 2
Patch ClassificationUpdate
Supersedes
ESX350-200803207-UG
ESX350-200806214-UG
RequiresESX350-200808201-UG
ESX350-200808202-UG
ESX Server Host Reboot Required
Yes
Restart hostd Required
service mgmt-vmware restart
No
Maintenance Mode Required, Power Off or Migrate Virtual Machines
Yes
PRs Fixed272443
Affected HardwareQLogic QLE2560 and QLE2562 HBAs
Affected SoftwareN/A
RPMs IncludedVMware-esx-drivers-scsi-qla2300-v707_vmw
Related CVE numbersNone

Solution

Summaries and Symptoms

This patch updates QLogic firmware to 4.03.02, which adds support for 8Gbps fibre channel host bus adapters. Support is available for QLE2560 and QLE2562 HBAs.

Deployment Considerations

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

Based on VMware KB 1005907


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