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Advisory: HP ProLiant Gen8 Series Servers - VMware - Driver Reverts Back to Previously Installed Hpvsa Driver Version

SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - CUSTOMER ADVISORY

Document ID: c04471540

Version: 1

Advisory: HP ProLiant Gen8 Series Servers - VMware - Driver Reverts Back to Previously Installed Hpvsa Driver Version
NOTICE: The information in this document, including products and software versions, is current as of the Release Date. This document is subject to change without notice.

Release Date: 2014-10-02

Last Updated: 2014-10-02


DESCRIPTION

After updating the hpvsa driver to Version 5.x.0-88 on an HP ProLiant Gen8 series server, the driver update will appear to be successful. However, the driver will revert back to the previously installed version after rebooting the system. This will occur with any attempt to update the hpvsa driver to version 5.x.0-88.

SCOPE

Any HP ProLiant Gen8 server running VMware 5.0, 5.1, or 5.5 using hpvsa driver Version 5.x.0-88.

RESOLUTION

This issue is corrected in the hpvsa driver bundle as detailed below and available from the HP Software Delivery Repository - vibsdepot (aka HP Online Depot): http://vibsdepot.hp.com/

  • VMware ESXi 5.0 or 5.1, use hpvsa version 5.0.0-90
  • VMware vSphere 5.5, use hpvsa version 5.5.0-90

A future release of HP Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) and the HP Custom Image will also include the new driver to correct this issue.

This advisory will be updated when additional information becomes available.



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Hardware Platforms Affected: HP ProLiant BL420c Gen8 Server Blade, HP ProLiant BL460c Gen8 Server Blade, HP ProLiant BL465c Gen8 Server Blade, HP ProLiant BL660c Gen8 Server Blade, HP ProLiant DL160 Gen8 Server, HP ProLiant DL320e Gen8 Server, HP ProLiant DL320e Gen8 v2 Server, HP ProLiant DL360e Gen8 Server, HP ProLiant DL360p Gen8 Server, HP ProLiant DL380e Gen8 Server, HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8 Server, HP ProLiant DL385p Gen8 Server, HP ProLiant DL560 Gen8 Server, HP ProLiant DL580 Gen8 Server, HP ProLiant ML310e Gen8 Server, HP ProLiant ML310e Gen8 v2 Server, HP ProLiant ML350e Gen8 Server, HP ProLiant ML350e Gen8 v2 Server, HP ProLiant ML350p Gen8 Server, HP ProLiant SL210t Gen8 Server, HP ProLiant SL230s Gen8 Server, HP ProLiant SL250s Gen8 Server, HP ProLiant SL270s Gen8 Server, HP ProLiant SL4540 Gen8 3 Node Server
Operating Systems Affected: VMware ESXi 5.0, VMware ESXi 5.1, VMware ESXi 5.5
Software Affected: Not Applicable
Support Communication Cross Reference ID: IA04471540
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