One of the great features of vCenter.1 is the ability to upgrade older.x ESX/ESXi hosts.1 from within Upgrade Manager. .
You are then faced with upgrade/install options. .An example of which QLogic drivers are included in the VMware ESXi images can be found here: Default QLogic HBA driver/firmware versions for ESXi.ESXi.1 host with LSI 92xx raid adapter can run a VM with fully functional Megaraid Storage Manager UI, heres how.Hit F11 if you are happy to proceed.And there it is, it's the 2nd result you want, LSI_5_34-455140.zip, direct link royal pains season 3 episode 7 listed here: VMware vSphere Drivers Tools VMware ESXi.0 Driver for LSI Megaraid SAS Controller which, as of Sep 24 2011, looks like this: Download: VMware ESXi.0 Driver for LSI Megaraid SAS.I know I did, but I was wrong. .I discovered if I search for "500.04.V0.1) Start at the, vMware Compatibility Guide, filter the results, by choosing ESXi.0, I/O Controllers, LSI, then scrolling until you find.
Mount your VMware ESXi.1 media (or insert CD) and restart host.
The KB article 2030818 ( supported driver firmware versions for I/O devices ) offers a link collection to the corresponding vendors like QLogic and their own VMware compatibility matrix.
7) Patch it Then, at PuTTY (SSH for Windows) session on the ESXi.0 host, I do the following 2 commands (as you get to the part where you type scsi, hit tab for auto-completion to kick in cd /usr/bin esxcli software vib install -v /tmp/b.
Currently a ESXi can run in hybrid mode to support the new and the legacy driver which is why the HCL currently shows two different types of drivers.
important: Do NOT select overwrite vmfs datastore unless you are prepared to lose all of your Virtual Machines or really enjoy restoring all of your data from backups Select Force Migrate ESX, preserve vmfs datastore and Enter to continue.
Upload the bundle to a datastore of your host using the vSphere Client.VIBs by HP are not supported on host hardware model Hewlett-Packard Company made by vendor. This write-up is partially my own reference, as this was my last significant hurtle in the way of finalizing my vZilla build process, and I'll need to be doing this procedure again on my "production" install.The LSI Megaraid driver (megaraid_sas) supports products based on the 21ROC family.This happens because the uuid of the host has been changed by the upgrade, thus also causing a change of all VM's uuids.