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ESX Server 3.5, Patch ESX350-200808210-UG: Update to VMware-esx-drivers-net-ixgbe

Details

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

 

Download Size: 
92KB 
Download Filename: 
ESX350-200808210-UG.zip 
md5sum: 
37a575d701fb3a480286f5a763af6415


Product VersionsESX Server 3.5 Update 2
Patch ClassificationUpdate
Supersedes
ESX350-200803205-UG
ESX350-200806210-UG
RequiresESX350-200808202-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 Fixed200747
Affected HardwareIntel 82598 10 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Affected SoftwareN/A
RPMs IncludedVMware-esx-drivers-net-ixgbe
Related CVE numbersNone

Solution

Summaries and Symptoms

The patch updates the VMware-esx-drivers-net-ixgbe RPM for inclusion in the ESX Server 3.5 Update 2 release. The driver, which was introduced in Update 1,  provides support for iSCSI and NFS over a 10GbE interface.

Deployment Considerations

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

Based on VMware KB 1005903

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