ESX 4.0 to 4.0 Update 1 can fail or time out and leave the host in an unusable state

After upgrading ESX 4.0 to 4.0 Update 1 the host can fail or time out and leave the host in an unusable state. this is the case for

  • Customers using VMware vSphere 4 upgrading to ESX 4.0 U1 on HP Proliant systems with a supported version of HP Insight Management Agents running.
  • Customers running rpm commands on systems from any vendor while upgrading to ESX 4.0 U1.
  • VMware re-released ESX(i)4 Update 1 and called it Update 1a. This will fix the problem.

    Fix and more information at source 

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    About Marcel van den Berg
    I am a technical consultant with a strong focus on server virtualization, desktop virtualization, cloud computing and business continuity/disaster recovery.

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