VMware ESX Server 2.5.4 Upgrade Patch 9 (for 2.5.4 Systems Only)
This document contains the following information:
This patch addresses the following issues:
Please refer to KB 1107 for VMware product security alerts. This patch addresses the following security issues:
This patch is an ESX Server 2.5.4 patch. Please make sure that ESX Server 2.5.4 build 32233 or later is installed before applying the patch. Run vmware -v to display version and build information for your system.
Note: For IBM X460 server, please follow the instructions in KB article 8949128 to boot the server into maintenance mode before applying the patch.
Note: VMware recommends backing up your ESX Server installation before installing this patch. Also, a minimum of 350 MB of temporary free space on "/" filesystem is required for installing this patch.
This update requires you to boot your server into Linux mode to perform the upgrade. When you are prompted to reboot at the end of the upgrade, the installer will restart your system to run ESX Server.
This update will not be complete until you reboot the ESX Server. If you enter N, to indicate that you will not reboot at this time, ESX Server displays the warning message "Please reboot the server manually. Your virtual machines will not run properly until this is done." If you see this message, you must manually reboot the server to complete the driver update.