!!! Dont update to ESX 4U1 if you are running HP !!!
Upgrading ESX 4.0 to 4.0 Update 1 on HP Proliant systems can fail or time out and leave the host in an unusable state if the host has HP Insight Management Agents running
On HP Proliant systems, when attempting to upgrade ESX 4.0 to ESX 4.0 Update 1 (U1), you may experience these symptoms:
- Upgrade operation may fail or hang and can result in an incomplete installation
- Upon reboot, the host that was being upgraded may be left in an inconsistent state and may display a purple diagnostic screen with the following error:
COS Panic: Int3 @ mp_register_ioapic
Note: VMware esxupdate tool can be used standalone and is used by VMware Update Manager and VMware Host Update Utility.
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