ESXi 6.0 May 2016 Patch (Build 3825889)

VMware has published a patch for ESXi 6.0

Product: VMware ESXi 6.0
Release date: May 12, 2016
Patch: ESXi600-201605001
Build: 3825889
Links: KB2136186 | Download

The update resolves 7 issues including two PSOD and a CBT problem with the following symptoms:

  • ESXi stops responding during IOFilter testing with a PSOD:

    #0 0xnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn in DLM_free (msp=0xnnnnnnnnnnnn, mem= , allowTrim=1 ‘\001’) at bora/vmkernel/main/dlmalloc.c:4867#1 0xnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn in Heap_Free (heap=0x430247659000, mem=0x43024769bea0) at bora/vmkernel/main/heap.c:4356#2 0xnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn in FDSAsyncSGIODone (vmkCmd=0xnnnnnnnnnnnn) at bora/vmkernel/filesystems/devices/fdsCommon.c:1686#3 0xnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn in helpFunc (data= ) at bora/vmkernel/main/helper.c:3288#4 0xnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn in CpuSched_StartWorld (destWorld= , previous=0xnnnnnnnnnnnn) at bora/vmkernel/sched/cpusched.c:10760#5 0x0000000000000000 in ?? ()

  • VMs running HW version 11 with NICs enabled for Hardware Large Receive Offload for VMXNET3 (Vmxnet3HwLRO) causes ESXi PSOD

    Code start: 0x418000000000 VMK uptime: 0:00:15:27.202PanicvPanicInt@vmkernel#nover+0x37e stack: 0xhhhhhhhhhhhhPanic_NoSaveNoReturn@vmkernel#nover+0x4d stack: 0xhhhhhhhhhhhhInt6_UD2Assert@vmkernel#nover+0x12c stack: 0xhhhhhhhhhhhhgate_entry_@vmkernel#nover+0x0 stack: 0x0Vmxnet3VMKDevRxWithLock@vmkernel#nover+0x1f2f stack: 0x1Vmxnet3VMKDevRx@vmkernel#nover+0x2df stack: 0xhhhhhhhhhhhhIOChain_Resume@vmkernel#nover+0x210 stack: 0xhhhhhhhhhhhhPortOutput@vmkernel#nover+0xae stack: 0x0EtherswitchForwardLeafPortsQuick@<None>#<None>+0x136 stack: 0x1e8024EtherswitchPortDispatch@<None>#<None>+0x5ec stack: 0xhhhhhhhhhhhhPort_InputResume@vmkernel#nover+0x17b stack: 0xhhhhhhhhhhhhNet_AcceptRxList@vmkernel#nover+0x115 stack: 0xhhhhhhhhhhhhNetPollWorldCallback@vmkernel#nover+0x12f stack: 0x100fCpuSched_StartWorld@vmkernel#nover+0xa2 stack: 0x0

  • Upgrade VSAN cluster On-Disk format version from version 2.0 to 3.0 fails when you Power On CBT-enabled VMs. Also, CBT-enabled VMs from a non-owning host might fail due to on-disk lock contention on the ctk files.

The latest ESXi 6.0.0 Build number is now: 3825889
Updated: ESXi Release and Build Number History
Updated: ESXi Image Profiles

  1. EUC Weekly Digest – May 14, 2016 – Carl Stalhood - pingback on May 14, 2016 at 2:15 pm

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