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6.7u3 to 7 upgrade errors

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I am getting these errors

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[root@myesx2:~] esxcli software profile update -p ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-standard \

> -d https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/PRODUCTION/main/vmw-depot-index.xml

[HardwareError]

Hardware precheck of profile ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-standard failed with warnings: <UNSUPPORTED_DEVICES WARNING: This host has unsupported devices [<PciInfo ' [1000:0030 15ad:1976]'>, <PciInfo ' [8086:100f 15ad:0750]'>]>

Apply --no-hardware-warning option to ignore the warnings and proceed with the transaction.

Please refer to the log file for more details.

[root@myesx2:~] esxcli software profile update -p ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-standard \

> -d https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/PRODUCTION/main/vmw-depot-index.xml --no-hardware-warning

[HardwareError]

Hardware precheck of profile ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-standard failed with errors: <NATIVE_BOOT_NIC ERROR: Found=[False] Expected=[True] Boot NIC is either missing or has no native driver available.>

<NATIVE_BOOTBANK ERROR: Found=[False] Expected=[True] Native drivers are missing for bootbank storage device.>

Please refer to the log file for more details.

[root@myesx2:~] NATIVE_BOOT_NIC ERROR

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thanks everybody,  I was able to do the upgrade and it worked very very clean way.....

[root@myesx2:/vmfs/volumes/55c36caa-2f355185-6edc-000c29d07b5e/updates] esxcli software sources profile list -d /vmfs/volumes/datastore1/updates/VMware-ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-depot.zip

Name                          Vendor        Acceptance Level  Creation Time        Modification Time

----------------------------  ------------  ----------------  -------------------  -------------------

ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-standard  VMware, Inc.  PartnerSupported  2020-03-16T10:48:54  2020-03-16T10:48:54

ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-no-tools  VMware, Inc.  PartnerSupported  2020-03-16T10:48:54  2020-03-16T10:48:54

[root@myesx2:/vmfs/volumes/55c36caa-2f355185-6edc-000c29d07b5e/updates] esxcli software profile update -d  /vmfs/volumes/datastore1/updates/VMware-ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-depot.zip -p ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-standard

Update Result

   Message: The update completed successfully, but the system needs to be rebooted for the changes to be effective.

   Reboot Required: true

   VIBs Installed: VMW_bootbank_bnxtnet_216.0.50.0-4vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_bnxtroce_216.0.58.0-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_brcmfcoe_12.0.1500.0-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_brcmnvmefc_12.4.293.2-3vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_elxiscsi_12.0.1200.0-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_elxnet_12.0.1250.0-5vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_i40en_1.8.1.16-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_i40iwn_1.1.2.5-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_iavmd_2.0.0.1055-3vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_igbn_0.1.1.0-6vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_iser_1.1.0.0-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_ixgben_1.7.1.26-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_lpfc_12.4.293.3-5vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_lpnic_11.4.62.0-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_lsi-mr3_7.712.50.00-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_lsi-msgpt2_20.00.06.00-2vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_lsi-msgpt35_13.00.12.00-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_lsi-msgpt3_17.00.10.00-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_mtip32xx-native_3.9.8-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_ne1000_0.8.4-10vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_nenic_1.0.29.0-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_nfnic_4.0.0.44-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_nhpsa_2.0.50-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_nmlx4-core_3.19.16.7-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_nmlx4-en_3.19.16.7-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_nmlx4-rdma_3.19.16.7-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_nmlx5-core_4.19.16.7-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_nmlx5-rdma_4.19.16.7-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_ntg3_4.1.4.1-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_nvme-pcie_1.2.2.13-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_nvmerdma_1.0.0.0-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_nvmxnet3-ens_2.0.0.22-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_nvmxnet3_2.0.0.30-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_pvscsi_0.1-2vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_qcnic_1.0.15.0-8vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_qedentv_3.12.1.0-23vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_qedrntv_3.12.1.2-12vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_qfle3_1.0.66.0-5vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_qfle3f_1.0.51.0-12vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_qfle3i_1.0.15.0-6vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_qflge_1.1.0.11-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_rste_2.0.2.0088-7vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_sfvmk_2.0.0.1004-3vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_smartpqi_1.0.4.3011-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_vmkata_0.1-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_vmkfcoe_1.0.0.2-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_vmkusb_0.1-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_vmw-ahci_1.3.9-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_cpu-microcode_7.0.0-1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_crx_7.0.0-1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_elx-esx-libelxima.so_12.0.1200.0-2vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_esx-base_7.0.0-1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_esx-dvfilter-generic-fastpath_7.0.0-1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_esx-ui_1.34.0-15603211, VMware_bootbank_esx-update_7.0.0-1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_esx-xserver_7.0.0-1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_loadesx_7.0.0-1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_lsuv2-hpv2-hpsa-plugin_1.0.0-2vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_lsuv2-intelv2-nvme-vmd-plugin_1.0.0-2vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_lsuv2-lsiv2-drivers-plugin_1.0.0-2vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_lsuv2-nvme-pcie-plugin_1.0.0-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_lsuv2-oem-dell-plugin_1.0.0-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_lsuv2-oem-hp-plugin_1.0.0-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_lsuv2-oem-lenovo-plugin_1.0.0-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_lsuv2-smartpqiv2-plugin_1.0.0-3vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_native-misc-drivers_7.0.0-1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_qlnativefc_4.0.1.0-3vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_vdfs_7.0.0-1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_vmware-esx-esxcli-nvme-plugin_1.2.0.37-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_vsan_7.0.0-1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_vsanhealth_7.0.0-1.0.15843807, VMware_locker_tools-light_11.0.5.15389592-15843807

   VIBs Removed: VMW_bootbank_ata-libata-92_3.00.9.2-16vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_ata-pata-amd_0.3.10-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_ata-pata-atiixp_0.4.6-4vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_ata-pata-cmd64x_0.2.5-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_ata-pata-hpt3x2n_0.3.4-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_ata-pata-pdc2027x_1.0-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_ata-pata-serverworks_0.4.3-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_ata-pata-sil680_0.4.8-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_ata-pata-via_0.3.3-2vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_block-cciss_3.6.14-10vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_bnxtnet_20.6.101.7-24vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_bnxtroce_20.6.101.0-20vmw.670.1.28.10302608, VMW_bootbank_brcmfcoe_11.4.1078.25-14vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_char-random_1.0-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_ehci-ehci-hcd_1.0-4vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_elxiscsi_11.4.1174.0-2vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_elxnet_11.4.1097.0-5vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_hid-hid_1.0-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_i40en_1.8.1.9-2vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_iavmd_1.2.0.1011-2vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_igbn_0.1.1.0-5vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_ima-qla4xxx_2.02.18-1vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_ipmi-ipmi-devintf_39.1-5vmw.670.1.28.10302608, VMW_bootbank_ipmi-ipmi-msghandler_39.1-5vmw.670.1.28.10302608, VMW_bootbank_ipmi-ipmi-si-drv_39.1-5vmw.670.1.28.10302608, VMW_bootbank_iser_1.0.0.0-1vmw.670.1.28.10302608, VMW_bootbank_ixgben_1.7.1.16-1vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_lpfc_11.4.33.25-14vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_lpnic_11.4.59.0-1vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_lsi-mr3_7.708.07.00-3vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_lsi-msgpt2_20.00.06.00-2vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_lsi-msgpt35_09.00.00.00-5vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_lsi-msgpt3_17.00.02.00-1vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_misc-cnic-register_1.78.75.v60.7-1vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_misc-drivers_6.7.0-2.48.13006603, VMW_bootbank_mtip32xx-native_3.9.8-1vmw.670.1.28.10302608, VMW_bootbank_ne1000_0.8.4-2vmw.670.2.48.13006603, VMW_bootbank_nenic_1.0.29.0-1vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_net-bnx2_2.2.4f.v60.10-2vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-bnx2x_1.78.80.v60.12-2vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-cdc-ether_1.0-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-cnic_1.78.76.v60.13-2vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-e1000_8.0.3.1-5vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-e1000e_3.2.2.1-2vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-enic_2.1.2.38-2vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-fcoe_1.0.29.9.3-7vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-forcedeth_0.61-2vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-igb_5.0.5.1.1-5vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-ixgbe_3.7.13.7.14iov-20vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-libfcoe-92_1.0.24.9.4-8vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-mlx4-core_1.9.7.0-1vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-mlx4-en_1.9.7.0-1vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-nx-nic_5.0.621-5vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-tg3_3.131d.v60.4-2vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-usbnet_1.0-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-vmxnet3_1.1.3.0-3vmw.670.3.89.15160138, VMW_bootbank_nfnic_4.0.0.29-0vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_nhpsa_2.0.22-3vmw.670.1.28.10302608, VMW_bootbank_nmlx4-core_3.17.13.1-1vmw.670.2.48.13006603, VMW_bootbank_nmlx4-en_3.17.13.1-1vmw.670.2.48.13006603, VMW_bootbank_nmlx4-rdma_3.17.13.1-1vmw.670.2.48.13006603, VMW_bootbank_nmlx5-core_4.17.13.1-1vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_nmlx5-rdma_4.17.13.1-1vmw.670.2.48.13006603, VMW_bootbank_ntg3_4.1.3.2-1vmw.670.1.28.10302608, VMW_bootbank_nvme_1.2.2.28-1vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_nvmxnet3-ens_2.0.0.21-1vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_nvmxnet3_2.0.0.29-1vmw.670.1.28.10302608, VMW_bootbank_ohci-usb-ohci_1.0-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_pvscsi_0.1-2vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_qcnic_1.0.2.0.4-1vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_qedentv_2.0.6.4-10vmw.670.1.28.10302608, VMW_bootbank_qfle3_1.0.50.11-9vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_qfle3f_1.0.25.0.2-14vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_qfle3i_1.0.2.3.9-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_qflge_1.1.0.11-1vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_sata-ahci_3.0-26vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_sata-ata-piix_2.12-10vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_sata-sata-nv_3.5-4vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_sata-sata-promise_2.12-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_sata-sata-sil24_1.1-1vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_sata-sata-sil_2.3-4vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_sata-sata-svw_2.3-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-aacraid_1.1.5.1-9vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-adp94xx_1.0.8.12-6vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-aic79xx_3.1-6vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-bnx2fc_1.78.78.v60.8-1vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-bnx2i_2.78.76.v60.8-1vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-fnic_1.5.0.45-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-hpsa_6.0.0.84-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-ips_7.12.05-4vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-iscsi-linux-92_1.0.0.2-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-libfc-92_1.0.40.9.3-5vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-megaraid-mbox_2.20.5.1-6vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-megaraid-sas_6.603.55.00-2vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-megaraid2_2.00.4-9vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-mpt2sas_19.00.00.00-2vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-mptsas_4.23.01.00-10vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-mptspi_4.23.01.00-10vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-qla4xxx_5.01.03.2-7vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_sfvmk_1.0.0.1003-6vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_shim-iscsi-linux-9-2-1-0_6.7.0-0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_shim-iscsi-linux-9-2-2-0_6.7.0-0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_shim-libata-9-2-1-0_6.7.0-0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_shim-libata-9-2-2-0_6.7.0-0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_shim-libfc-9-2-1-0_6.7.0-0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_shim-libfc-9-2-2-0_6.7.0-0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_shim-libfcoe-9-2-1-0_6.7.0-0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_shim-libfcoe-9-2-2-0_6.7.0-0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_shim-vmklinux-9-2-1-0_6.7.0-0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_shim-vmklinux-9-2-2-0_6.7.0-0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_shim-vmklinux-9-2-3-0_6.7.0-0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_smartpqi_1.0.1.553-28vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_uhci-usb-uhci_1.0-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_usb-storage-usb-storage_1.0-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_usbcore-usb_1.0-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_vmkata_0.1-1vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_vmkfcoe_1.0.0.1-1vmw.670.1.28.10302608, VMW_bootbank_vmkplexer-vmkplexer_6.7.0-0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_vmkusb_0.1-1vmw.670.3.89.15160138, VMW_bootbank_vmw-ahci_1.2.8-1vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_xhci-xhci_1.0-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMware_bootbank_cpu-microcode_6.7.0-3.77.15018017, VMware_bootbank_elx-esx-libelxima.so_11.4.1184.2-3.89.15160138, VMware_bootbank_esx-base_6.7.0-3.94.15820472, VMware_bootbank_esx-dvfilter-generic-fastpath_6.7.0-0.0.8169922, VMware_bootbank_esx-ui_1.33.4-14093553, VMware_bootbank_esx-update_6.7.0-3.94.15820472, VMware_bootbank_esx-xserver_6.7.0-3.73.14320388, VMware_bootbank_lsu-hp-hpsa-plugin_2.0.0-16vmw.670.1.28.10302608, VMware_bootbank_lsu-intel-vmd-plugin_1.0.0-2vmw.670.1.28.10302608, VMware_bootbank_lsu-lsi-drivers-plugin_1.0.0-1vmw.670.2.48.13006603, VMware_bootbank_lsu-lsi-lsi-mr3-plugin_1.0.0-13vmw.670.1.28.10302608, VMware_bootbank_lsu-lsi-lsi-msgpt3-plugin_1.0.0-9vmw.670.2.48.13006603, VMware_bootbank_lsu-lsi-megaraid-sas-plugin_1.0.0-9vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMware_bootbank_lsu-lsi-mpt2sas-plugin_2.0.0-7vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMware_bootbank_lsu-smartpqi-plugin_1.0.0-3vmw.670.1.28.10302608, VMware_bootbank_native-misc-drivers_6.7.0-3.89.15160138, VMware_bootbank_qlnativefc_3.1.8.0-5vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMware_bootbank_rste_2.0.2.0088-7vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMware_bootbank_vmware-esx-esxcli-nvme-plugin_1.2.0.36-3.96.13932383, VMware_bootbank_vsan_6.7.0-3.94.15736744, VMware_bootbank_vsanhealth_6.7.0-3.94.15736745, VMware_locker_tools-light_11.0.1.14773994-15160134

   VIBs Skipped:

[root@myesx2:/vmfs/volumes/55c36caa-2f355185

thanks,  for all your advise and suggestions

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daphnissov
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Your NIC probably is using a vmklinux driver which are no longer supported in 7.0. If there is no native driver available, you cannot upgrade. Most likely you have incompatible hardware.

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himal
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this is what I have

[root@myesx2:~] esxcli system module list

Name                           Is Loaded  Is Enabled

-----------------------------  ---------  ----------

vmkernel                            true        true

chardevs                            true        true

user                                true        true

procfs                              true        true

lfHelper                            true        true

vsanapi                             true        true

vsanbase                            true        true

vprobe                              true        true

vmkapi_mgmt                         true        true

iodm                                true        true

dma_mapper_iommu                    true        true

vmkapi_v2_4_0_0_mgmt_shim           true        true

vmkapi_v2_3_0_0_mgmt_shim           true        true

vmkapi_v2_2_0_0_mgmt_shim           true        true

vmkapi_v2_2_0_0_vmkernel_shim       true        true

vmkapi_v2_4_0_0_vmkernel_shim       true        true

vmkapi_v2_3_0_0_vmkernel_shim       true        true

vmkbsd                              true        true

vmkata                              true        true

iscsi_trans                         true        true

iscsi_trans_compat_shim             true        true

vmkapi_v2_3_0_0_vmklinux_shim       true        true

vmkplexer                           true        true

vmklinux_9                          true        true

vmkusb                              true        true

vmw_ahci                            true        true

nvme                                true        true

vmkapi_v2_2_0_0_iscsiInc_shim       true        true

vmkapi_v2_3_0_0_iscsiInc_shim       true        true

etherswitch                         true        true

portcfg                             true        true

vswitch                             true        true

netsched_fifo                       true        true

netsched_hclk                       true        true

netioc                              true        true

lb_netqueue_bal                     true        true

vmklinux_9_2_3_0                    true        true

cnic_register                       true        true

e1000                               true        true

dm                                  true        true

nmp                                 true        true

hpp                                 true        true

vmw_satp_local                      true        true

vmw_satp_default_aa                 true        true

vmw_psp_lib                         true        true

vmw_psp_fixed                       true        true

vmw_psp_rr                          true        true

vmw_psp_mru                         true        true

vmci                                true        true

healthchk                           true        true

teamcheck                           true        true

vlanmtucheck                        true        true

heartbeat                           true        true

shaper                              true        true

lldp                                true        true

cdp                                 true        true

ipfix                               true        true

tcpip4                              true        true

dvsdev                              true        true

dvfilter                            true        true

lacp                                true        true

drbg                                true        true

vmkapi_v2_4_0_0_dvfilter_shim       true        true

vmkapi_v2_2_0_0_dvfilter_shim       true        true

vmkapi_v2_3_0_0_dvfilter_shim       true        true

mptspi                              true        true

esxfw                               true        true

crypto_fips                         true        true

dvfilter-generic-fastpath           true        true

vmkibft                             true        true

vfat                                true        true

lvmdriver                           true        true

deltadisk                           true        true

vdfm                                true        true

gss                                 true        true

vmfs3                               true        true

sunrpc                              true        true

vmklink_mpi                         true        true

swapobj                             true        true

tracing                             true        true

nrdma                               true        true

nrdma_vmkapi_shim                   true        true

rdt                                 true        true

vsanutil                            true        true

lsomcommon                          true        true

plog                                true        true

virsto                              true        true

lsom                                true        true

cmmds_net                           true        true

cmmds                               true        true

cmmds_resolver                      true        true

vsan                                true        true

nfsclient                           true        true

nfs41client                         true        true

pciPassthru                         true        true

vflash                              true        true

osfs                                true        true

procMisc                            true        true

vmkapi_v2_4_0_0_rdma_shim           true        true

vmkapi_v2_3_0_0_rdma_shim           true        true

vmkapi_v2_3_0_0_nmp_shim            true        true

vmkapi_v2_4_0_0_nmp_shim            true        true

vmkapi_v2_2_0_0_nmp_shim            true        true

vmkapi_v2_4_0_0_iscsi_shim          true        true

vmkapi_v2_3_0_0_iscsi_shim          true        true

vmkapi_v2_2_0_0_iscsi_shim          true        true

vrdma                               true        true

balloonVMCI                         true        true

hbr_filter                          true        true

ftcpt                               true        true

filtmod                             true        true

svmmirror                           true        true

cbt                                 true        true

migrate                             true        true

vfc                                 true        true

[root@myesx2:~]

so,  which one to disable  ???

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daphnissov
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You can't disable the driver in use by the pNIC being used by the management vmkernel. That's what the message is saying, in effect, because otherwise when it reboots you'd have no connectivity.

What is this hardware? It probably won't support 7.0. Not all hardware does, and not all hardware has native drivers yet. Nothing you can do in those cases except get compatible hardware.

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himal
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This esx6.7U3 is inside vmware workstation 5.5.2

And the host is intel hardeare. So, this esx is kind of vm box inside workstation. Any suggesyion ?

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daphnissov
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Not really. It's been out for a whole for days. May need to wait for an updated version of Workstation.

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Techie01
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From the esxcli system module list output, there is e1000 module loaded. Can you change the network adapter in the nested esxi from e1000 to vmxnet3 and try the upgrade?

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himal
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how do I change that ? it is vmnic0 - which is currently e1000.

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himal
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OK,  I am reached to 1 step further

[root@myesx2:~] esxcfg-nics -l

Name    PCI          Driver      Link Speed      Duplex MAC Address       MTU    Description

vmnic0  0000:13:00.0 nvmxnet3    Up   10000Mbps  Full   00:0c:29:3d:1e:68 1500   VMware Inc. vmxnet3 Virtual Ethernet Controller

[root@myesx2:~]

and did the online upgrade but,  still

[root@myesx2:~] esxcli software profile update -p ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-standard \

> -d https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/PRODUCTION/main/vmw-depot-index.xml --no-hardware-warning

[HardwareError]

Hardware precheck of profile ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-standard failed with errors: <NATIVE_BOOTBANK ERROR: Found=[False] Expected=[True] Native drivers are missing for bootbank storage device.>

Please refer to the log file for more details.

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himal
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got these logs from tail while updating

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: imageprofile: INFO: Adding VIB VMW_bootbank_lpnic_11.4.62.0-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807 to ImageProfile ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-standard

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: imageprofile: DEBUG: VIBs {'VMW_bootbank_lpnic_11.4.59.0-1vmw.670.0.0.8169922'} are replaced by VIB VMW_bootbank_lpnic_11.4.62.0-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, removing them from ImageProfile ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-standard

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: imageprofile: DEBUG: VIB VMW_bootbank_lpnic_11.4.59.0-1vmw.670.0.0.8169922 is being removed from ImageProfile ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-standard

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: imageprofile: INFO: Adding VIB VMW_bootbank_pvscsi_0.1-2vmw.700.1.0.15843807 to ImageProfile ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-standard

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: imageprofile: DEBUG: VIBs {'VMW_bootbank_pvscsi_0.1-2vmw.670.0.0.8169922'} are replaced by VIB VMW_bootbank_pvscsi_0.1-2vmw.700.1.0.15843807, removing them from ImageProfile ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-standard

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: imageprofile: DEBUG: VIB VMW_bootbank_pvscsi_0.1-2vmw.670.0.0.8169922 is being removed from ImageProfile ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-standard

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: imageprofile: INFO: Adding VIB VMW_bootbank_lsi-msgpt2_20.00.06.00-2vmw.700.1.0.15843807 to ImageProfile ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-standard

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: imageprofile: DEBUG: VIBs {'VMW_bootbank_lsi-msgpt2_20.00.06.00-2vmw.670.3.73.14320388'} are replaced by VIB VMW_bootbank_lsi-msgpt2_20.00.06.00-2vmw.700.1.0.15843807, removing them from ImageProfile ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-standard

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: imageprofile: DEBUG: VIB VMW_bootbank_lsi-msgpt2_20.00.06.00-2vmw.670.3.73.14320388 is being removed from ImageProfile ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-standard

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: imageprofile: INFO: Adding VIB VMware_bootbank_lsuv2-oem-hp-plugin_1.0.0-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807 to ImageProfile ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-standard

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: imageprofile: INFO: Adding VIB VMW_bootbank_qfle3f_1.0.51.0-12vmw.700.1.0.15843807 to ImageProfile ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-standard

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: imageprofile: DEBUG: VIBs {'VMW_bootbank_qfle3f_1.0.25.0.2-14vmw.670.0.0.8169922'} are replaced by VIB VMW_bootbank_qfle3f_1.0.51.0-12vmw.700.1.0.15843807, removing them from ImageProfile ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-standard

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: imageprofile: DEBUG: VIB VMW_bootbank_qfle3f_1.0.25.0.2-14vmw.670.0.0.8169922 is being removed from ImageProfile ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-standard

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: imageprofile: INFO: Adding VIB VMware_bootbank_vsanhealth_7.0.0-1.0.15843807 to ImageProfile ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-standard

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: imageprofile: DEBUG: VIBs {'VMware_bootbank_vsanhealth_6.7.0-3.77.14914425'} are replaced by VIB VMware_bootbank_vsanhealth_7.0.0-1.0.15843807, removing them from ImageProfile ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-standard

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: imageprofile: DEBUG: VIB VMware_bootbank_vsanhealth_6.7.0-3.77.14914425 is being removed from ImageProfile ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-standard

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: imageprofile: INFO: Adding VIB VMware_bootbank_lsuv2-oem-lenovo-plugin_1.0.0-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807 to ImageProfile ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-standard

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: upgrade_precheck: INFO: Running command localcli hardware pci list

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: upgrade_precheck: DEBUG: vmhba0: identified native driver for device

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: upgrade_precheck: DEBUG: vmhba2: identified native driver for device

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: upgrade_precheck: DEBUG: 0000:02:04.0: added to native sdbf index as pci class driver

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: upgrade_precheck: DEBUG: vmhba3: identified native driver for device

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: upgrade_precheck: DEBUG: 0000:0b:00.0: added to native sdbf index as pci class driver

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: upgrade_precheck: DEBUG: vmnic0: identified native driver for device

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: upgrade_precheck: DEBUG: vmnic0: identified native driver for device

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: upgrade_precheck: INFO: Running command localcli --formatter=json storage core adapter list

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: vmware.runcommand: INFO: runcommand called with: args = 'localcli --formatter=json storage core adapter list', outfile = 'None', returnoutput = 'True', timeout = '0.0'.

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: upgrade_precheck: DEBUG: vmhba0: identified sbdf '0000:00:07.1' for a native supported device using description '(0000:00:07.1) Intel Corporation PIIX4 for 430TX/440BX/MX IDE Controller'

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: upgrade_precheck: DEBUG: vmhba2: identified sbdf '0000:02:04.0' for a native supported device using description '(0000:02:04.0) VMware Inc Vmware Virtual SATA Controller'

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: upgrade_precheck: DEBUG: vmhba3: identified sbdf '0000:0b:00.0' for a native supported device using description '(0000:0b:00.0) VMware Inc. <class> Non-Volatile memory controller'

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: upgrade_precheck: DEBUG: vmhba1: rejected for native driver support non-pciiid device with sbdfAddress '0000:00:10.0' and description '(0000:00:10.0) LSI Logic / Symbios Logic 53c1030 PCI-X Fusion-MPT Dual Ultra320 SCSI'

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: upgrade_precheck: DEBUG: vmhba64: found base native driver 'vmhba0' for non-pciiid device with sbdfAddress '0000:00:07.1'

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: upgrade_precheck: DEBUG: Found native devices on the host: {'vmnic0', 'vmhba2', 'vmhba3', 'vmhba0', 'vmhba64'}

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: precheck: INFO: Starting precheck for localcli/esxcli, VmkLinux checks only

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: upgrade_precheck: INFO: NIC uplink order of VMKernel NIC Management Network: ('vmnic0',)

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: upgrade_precheck: INFO: Running command localcli --formatter=json storage core path list -d mpx.vmhba1:C0:T0:L0

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: vmware.runcommand: INFO: runcommand called with: args = 'localcli --formatter=json storage core path list -d mpx.vmhba1:C0:T0:L0', outfile = 'None', returnoutput = 'True', timeout = '0.0'.

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: upgrade_precheck: INFO: Storage adapter for the boot disk mpx.vmhba1:C0:T0:L0: vmhba1

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: upgrade_precheck: ERROR: Precheck Error(s).   <NATIVE_BOOTBANK ERROR: Found=[False] Expected=[True] Native drivers are missing for bootbank storage device.>

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: vmware.runcommand: INFO: runcommand called with: args = 'localcli system visorfs ramdisk list | grep /esx-update-2104745 && localcli system visorfs ramdisk remove -t /tmp/esx-update-2104745', outfile = 'None', returnoutput = 'True', timeout = '0.0'.

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: Ramdisk: INFO: Unmounting manual tardisk /tardisks.noauto/esxupdt-2104745

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: Ramdisk: INFO: Unmounting manual tardisk /tardisks.noauto/tpmesxup-2104745

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: Ramdisk: INFO: Unmounting manual tardisk /tardisks.noauto/weaselin-2104745

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: root: ERROR: Traceback (most recent call last):

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: root: ERROR:   File "/usr/lib/vmware/esxcli-software", line 470, in <module>

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: root: ERROR:     main()

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: root: ERROR:   File "/usr/lib/vmware/esxcli-software", line 461, in main

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: root: ERROR:     ret = CMDTABLE[command](options)

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: root: ERROR:   File "/usr/lib/vmware/esxcli-software", line 213, in ProfileUpdateCmd

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: root: ERROR:     nohwwarning=opts.nohwwarning)

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: root: ERROR:   File "/build/mts/release/bora-15018017/bora/build/esx/release/vmvisor/esxupdate/lib64/python3.5/site-packages/vmware/esximage/Transaction.py", line 401, in UpdateProfileFromDepot

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: root: ERROR:   File "/build/mts/release/bora-15843807/bora/build/esx/release/vmvisor/esxupdate/lib64/python3.5/site-packages/vmware/esximage/Transaction.py", line 1425, in InstallVibsFromProfile

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: root: ERROR:   File "/build/mts/release/bora-15843807/bora/build/esx/release/vmvisor/esxupdate/lib64/python3.5/site-packages/vmware/esximage/Transaction.py", line 1827, in _runUpgradePrecheck

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: root: ERROR: esximage.Errors.HardwareError: Hardware precheck of profile ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-standard failed with errors: <NATIVE_BOOTBANK ERROR: Found=[False] Expected=[True] Native drivers are missing for bootbank storage device.>

[root@myesx2:~]

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scott28tt
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The problem seems to be with whatever type of device is being used as vmhba1:

2020-04-06T22:42:01Z esxupdate: 2104745: upgrade_precheck: DEBUG: vmhba1: rejected for native driver support non-pciiid device with sbdfAddress '0000:00:10.0' and description '(0000:00:10.0) LSI Logic / Symbios Logic 53c1030 PCI-X Fusion-MPT Dual Ultra320 SCSI'

The lines immediately above and below this show that vmhba0/vmhba2/vmhba3 are fine.

Check the disk type for each virtual disk of your VM.

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himal
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This host has vsan

[root@myesx2:~] esxcli vsan storage list

t10.NVMe____VMware_Virtual_NVMe_Disk________________VMWare_NVME_0000____00000001

   Device: t10.NVMe____VMware_Virtual_NVMe_Disk________________VMWare_NVME_0000____00000001

   Display Name: t10.NVMe____VMware_Virtual_NVMe_Disk________________VMWare_NVME_0000____00000001

   Is SSD: true

   VSAN UUID: 520602de-711a-9cb1-768e-e2c676411aa8

   VSAN Disk Group UUID: 528d26a2-1a58-3b42-47d7-ed46c46d6158

   VSAN Disk Group Name: mpx.vmhba1:C0:T3:L0

   Used by this host: true

   In CMMDS: true

   On-disk format version: 10

   Deduplication: false

   Compression: false

   Checksum: 4593535388370434937

   Checksum OK: true

   Is Capacity Tier: true

   Encryption Metadata Checksum OK: true

   Encryption: false

   DiskKeyLoaded: false

   Is Mounted: true

   Creation Time: Thu Aug 29 18:16:19 2019

mpx.vmhba1:C0:T3:L0

   Device: mpx.vmhba1:C0:T3:L0

   Display Name: mpx.vmhba1:C0:T3:L0

   Is SSD: true

   VSAN UUID: 528d26a2-1a58-3b42-47d7-ed46c46d6158

   VSAN Disk Group UUID: 528d26a2-1a58-3b42-47d7-ed46c46d6158

   VSAN Disk Group Name: mpx.vmhba1:C0:T3:L0

   Used by this host: true

   In CMMDS: true

   On-disk format version: 10

   Deduplication: false

   Compression: false

   Checksum: 13283692042793370515

   Checksum OK: true

   Is Capacity Tier: false

   Encryption Metadata Checksum OK: true

   Encryption: false

   DiskKeyLoaded: false

   Is Mounted: true

   Creation Time: Thu Aug 29 18:16:19 2019

[root@myesx2:~] esxcli vsan cluster get

Cluster Information

   Enabled: true

   Current Local Time: 2020-04-07T18:40:42Z

   Local Node UUID: 55c36bdc-60c1-02d2-5d5d-000c29d07b5e

   Local Node Type: NORMAL

   Local Node State: MASTER

   Local Node Health State: HEALTHY

   Sub-Cluster Master UUID: 55c36bdc-60c1-02d2-5d5d-000c29d07b5e

   Sub-Cluster Backup UUID:

   Sub-Cluster UUID: 52e311a7-aca8-66d1-b445-aeee1cf29efb

   Sub-Cluster Membership Entry Revision: 0

   Sub-Cluster Member Count: 1

   Sub-Cluster Member UUIDs: 55c36bdc-60c1-02d2-5d5d-000c29d07b5e

   Sub-Cluster Member HostNames: myesx2.localdomain

   Sub-Cluster Membership UUID: d2b48c5e-08ac-5497-7a34-000c293d1e68

   Unicast Mode Enabled: true

   Maintenance Mode State: OFF

   Config Generation: None 0 0.0

[root@myesx2:~] esxcli vsan storage list | grep vmhba1 -A 10

   VSAN Disk Group Name: mpx.vmhba1:C0:T3:L0

   Used by this host: true

   In CMMDS: true

   On-disk format version: 10

   Deduplication: false

   Compression: false

   Checksum: 4593535388370434937

   Checksum OK: true

   Is Capacity Tier: true

   Encryption Metadata Checksum OK: true

   Encryption: false

--

mpx.vmhba1:C0:T3:L0

   Device: mpx.vmhba1:C0:T3:L0

   Display Name: mpx.vmhba1:C0:T3:L0

   Is SSD: true

   VSAN UUID: 528d26a2-1a58-3b42-47d7-ed46c46d6158

   VSAN Disk Group UUID: 528d26a2-1a58-3b42-47d7-ed46c46d6158

   VSAN Disk Group Name: mpx.vmhba1:C0:T3:L0

   Used by this host: true

   In CMMDS: true

   On-disk format version: 10

   Deduplication: false

   Compression: false

   Checksum: 13283692042793370515

   Checksum OK: true

   Is Capacity Tier: false

   Encryption Metadata Checksum OK: true

   Encryption: false

[root@myesx2:~] esxcli network nic list

Name    PCI Device    Driver    Admin Status  Link Status  Speed  Duplex  MAC Address         MTU  Description

------  ------------  --------  ------------  -----------  -----  ------  -----------------  ----  -----------------------------------------------

vmnic0  0000:13:00.0  nvmxnet3  Up            Up           10000  Full    00:0c:29:3d:1e:68  1500  VMware Inc. vmxnet3 Virtual Ethernet Controller

[root@myesx2:~] esxcfg-scsidevs -a

vmhba0  vmkata            link-n/a  ide.vmhba0                              (0000:00:07.1) Intel Corporation PIIX4 for 430TX/440BX/MX IDE Controller

vmhba1  mptspi            link-n/a  pscsi.vmhba1                            (0000:00:10.0) LSI Logic / Symbios Logic 53c1030 PCI-X Fusion-MPT Dual Ultra320 SCSI

vmhba2  vmw_ahci          link-n/a  sata.vmhba2                             (0000:02:04.0) VMware Inc Vmware Virtual SATA Controller

vmhba3  nvme              link-n/a  pscsi.vmhba3                            (0000:0b:00.0) VMware Inc. <class> Non-Volatile memory controller

vmhba64 vmkata            link-n/a  ide.vmhba64                             (0000:00:07.1) Intel Corporation PIIX4 for 430TX/440BX/MX IDE Controller

[root@myesx2:~] vmkchdev -l | grep vmhba1

0000:00:10.0 1000:0030 15ad:1976 vmkernel vmhba1

[root@myesx2:~] vmware -v

VMware ESXi 6.7.0 build-15820472

so,  this is working till this months latest 6.7U3 patch.  See above build number....

When trying to upgrade,  its failing.....

I must get this host to ESXi 7....no matter what.....

DID WE DROP THE BALL in new version ESXi 7.0,  suddenly this does not support  ??????

Please advise scott28tt

thank yoiu

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Techie01
Hot Shot
Hot Shot

The initial error was coming for network device that is gone now ( i assume after changing nic driver). Now the error is for vmhab1. Can you change the controller for VMHBA1 to pvscsci ( vmware paravirtual) and try the upgrade?

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scott28tt
VMware Employee
VMware Employee

I'm intrigued as to why you must get the host upgraded "no matter what" when it's nested inside VMware Workstation - what is so critical about the host when it's running in a VM anyway?

You can see from the logs you posted that all your other vmhba devices are being detected (with drivers) correctly, just not vmhba1 - so you need to change that driver/disk type in the VM configuration to one of the others that you know will work.

As for "dropping the ball", there is a change in the driver architecture in ESXi 7 which means vmklinux drivers are no longer supported - this is in the Release Notes: VMware vSphere 7.0 Release Notes

You can also check device/driver compatibility using the online tool: VMware Compatibility Guide - I/O Device Search

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himal
Enthusiast
Enthusiast

thanks everybody,  I was able to do the upgrade and it worked very very clean way.....

[root@myesx2:/vmfs/volumes/55c36caa-2f355185-6edc-000c29d07b5e/updates] esxcli software sources profile list -d /vmfs/volumes/datastore1/updates/VMware-ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-depot.zip

Name                          Vendor        Acceptance Level  Creation Time        Modification Time

----------------------------  ------------  ----------------  -------------------  -------------------

ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-standard  VMware, Inc.  PartnerSupported  2020-03-16T10:48:54  2020-03-16T10:48:54

ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-no-tools  VMware, Inc.  PartnerSupported  2020-03-16T10:48:54  2020-03-16T10:48:54

[root@myesx2:/vmfs/volumes/55c36caa-2f355185-6edc-000c29d07b5e/updates] esxcli software profile update -d  /vmfs/volumes/datastore1/updates/VMware-ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-depot.zip -p ESXi-7.0.0-15843807-standard

Update Result

   Message: The update completed successfully, but the system needs to be rebooted for the changes to be effective.

   Reboot Required: true

   VIBs Installed: VMW_bootbank_bnxtnet_216.0.50.0-4vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_bnxtroce_216.0.58.0-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_brcmfcoe_12.0.1500.0-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_brcmnvmefc_12.4.293.2-3vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_elxiscsi_12.0.1200.0-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_elxnet_12.0.1250.0-5vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_i40en_1.8.1.16-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_i40iwn_1.1.2.5-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_iavmd_2.0.0.1055-3vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_igbn_0.1.1.0-6vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_iser_1.1.0.0-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_ixgben_1.7.1.26-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_lpfc_12.4.293.3-5vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_lpnic_11.4.62.0-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_lsi-mr3_7.712.50.00-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_lsi-msgpt2_20.00.06.00-2vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_lsi-msgpt35_13.00.12.00-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_lsi-msgpt3_17.00.10.00-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_mtip32xx-native_3.9.8-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_ne1000_0.8.4-10vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_nenic_1.0.29.0-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_nfnic_4.0.0.44-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_nhpsa_2.0.50-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_nmlx4-core_3.19.16.7-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_nmlx4-en_3.19.16.7-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_nmlx4-rdma_3.19.16.7-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_nmlx5-core_4.19.16.7-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_nmlx5-rdma_4.19.16.7-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_ntg3_4.1.4.1-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_nvme-pcie_1.2.2.13-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_nvmerdma_1.0.0.0-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_nvmxnet3-ens_2.0.0.22-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_nvmxnet3_2.0.0.30-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_pvscsi_0.1-2vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_qcnic_1.0.15.0-8vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_qedentv_3.12.1.0-23vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_qedrntv_3.12.1.2-12vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_qfle3_1.0.66.0-5vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_qfle3f_1.0.51.0-12vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_qfle3i_1.0.15.0-6vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_qflge_1.1.0.11-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_rste_2.0.2.0088-7vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_sfvmk_2.0.0.1004-3vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_smartpqi_1.0.4.3011-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_vmkata_0.1-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_vmkfcoe_1.0.0.2-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_vmkusb_0.1-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMW_bootbank_vmw-ahci_1.3.9-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_cpu-microcode_7.0.0-1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_crx_7.0.0-1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_elx-esx-libelxima.so_12.0.1200.0-2vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_esx-base_7.0.0-1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_esx-dvfilter-generic-fastpath_7.0.0-1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_esx-ui_1.34.0-15603211, VMware_bootbank_esx-update_7.0.0-1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_esx-xserver_7.0.0-1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_loadesx_7.0.0-1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_lsuv2-hpv2-hpsa-plugin_1.0.0-2vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_lsuv2-intelv2-nvme-vmd-plugin_1.0.0-2vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_lsuv2-lsiv2-drivers-plugin_1.0.0-2vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_lsuv2-nvme-pcie-plugin_1.0.0-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_lsuv2-oem-dell-plugin_1.0.0-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_lsuv2-oem-hp-plugin_1.0.0-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_lsuv2-oem-lenovo-plugin_1.0.0-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_lsuv2-smartpqiv2-plugin_1.0.0-3vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_native-misc-drivers_7.0.0-1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_qlnativefc_4.0.1.0-3vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_vdfs_7.0.0-1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_vmware-esx-esxcli-nvme-plugin_1.2.0.37-1vmw.700.1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_vsan_7.0.0-1.0.15843807, VMware_bootbank_vsanhealth_7.0.0-1.0.15843807, VMware_locker_tools-light_11.0.5.15389592-15843807

   VIBs Removed: VMW_bootbank_ata-libata-92_3.00.9.2-16vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_ata-pata-amd_0.3.10-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_ata-pata-atiixp_0.4.6-4vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_ata-pata-cmd64x_0.2.5-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_ata-pata-hpt3x2n_0.3.4-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_ata-pata-pdc2027x_1.0-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_ata-pata-serverworks_0.4.3-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_ata-pata-sil680_0.4.8-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_ata-pata-via_0.3.3-2vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_block-cciss_3.6.14-10vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_bnxtnet_20.6.101.7-24vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_bnxtroce_20.6.101.0-20vmw.670.1.28.10302608, VMW_bootbank_brcmfcoe_11.4.1078.25-14vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_char-random_1.0-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_ehci-ehci-hcd_1.0-4vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_elxiscsi_11.4.1174.0-2vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_elxnet_11.4.1097.0-5vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_hid-hid_1.0-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_i40en_1.8.1.9-2vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_iavmd_1.2.0.1011-2vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_igbn_0.1.1.0-5vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_ima-qla4xxx_2.02.18-1vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_ipmi-ipmi-devintf_39.1-5vmw.670.1.28.10302608, VMW_bootbank_ipmi-ipmi-msghandler_39.1-5vmw.670.1.28.10302608, VMW_bootbank_ipmi-ipmi-si-drv_39.1-5vmw.670.1.28.10302608, VMW_bootbank_iser_1.0.0.0-1vmw.670.1.28.10302608, VMW_bootbank_ixgben_1.7.1.16-1vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_lpfc_11.4.33.25-14vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_lpnic_11.4.59.0-1vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_lsi-mr3_7.708.07.00-3vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_lsi-msgpt2_20.00.06.00-2vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_lsi-msgpt35_09.00.00.00-5vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_lsi-msgpt3_17.00.02.00-1vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_misc-cnic-register_1.78.75.v60.7-1vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_misc-drivers_6.7.0-2.48.13006603, VMW_bootbank_mtip32xx-native_3.9.8-1vmw.670.1.28.10302608, VMW_bootbank_ne1000_0.8.4-2vmw.670.2.48.13006603, VMW_bootbank_nenic_1.0.29.0-1vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_net-bnx2_2.2.4f.v60.10-2vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-bnx2x_1.78.80.v60.12-2vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-cdc-ether_1.0-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-cnic_1.78.76.v60.13-2vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-e1000_8.0.3.1-5vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-e1000e_3.2.2.1-2vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-enic_2.1.2.38-2vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-fcoe_1.0.29.9.3-7vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-forcedeth_0.61-2vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-igb_5.0.5.1.1-5vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-ixgbe_3.7.13.7.14iov-20vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-libfcoe-92_1.0.24.9.4-8vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-mlx4-core_1.9.7.0-1vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-mlx4-en_1.9.7.0-1vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-nx-nic_5.0.621-5vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-tg3_3.131d.v60.4-2vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-usbnet_1.0-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_net-vmxnet3_1.1.3.0-3vmw.670.3.89.15160138, VMW_bootbank_nfnic_4.0.0.29-0vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_nhpsa_2.0.22-3vmw.670.1.28.10302608, VMW_bootbank_nmlx4-core_3.17.13.1-1vmw.670.2.48.13006603, VMW_bootbank_nmlx4-en_3.17.13.1-1vmw.670.2.48.13006603, VMW_bootbank_nmlx4-rdma_3.17.13.1-1vmw.670.2.48.13006603, VMW_bootbank_nmlx5-core_4.17.13.1-1vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_nmlx5-rdma_4.17.13.1-1vmw.670.2.48.13006603, VMW_bootbank_ntg3_4.1.3.2-1vmw.670.1.28.10302608, VMW_bootbank_nvme_1.2.2.28-1vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_nvmxnet3-ens_2.0.0.21-1vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_nvmxnet3_2.0.0.29-1vmw.670.1.28.10302608, VMW_bootbank_ohci-usb-ohci_1.0-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_pvscsi_0.1-2vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_qcnic_1.0.2.0.4-1vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_qedentv_2.0.6.4-10vmw.670.1.28.10302608, VMW_bootbank_qfle3_1.0.50.11-9vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_qfle3f_1.0.25.0.2-14vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_qfle3i_1.0.2.3.9-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_qflge_1.1.0.11-1vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_sata-ahci_3.0-26vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_sata-ata-piix_2.12-10vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_sata-sata-nv_3.5-4vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_sata-sata-promise_2.12-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_sata-sata-sil24_1.1-1vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_sata-sata-sil_2.3-4vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_sata-sata-svw_2.3-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-aacraid_1.1.5.1-9vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-adp94xx_1.0.8.12-6vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-aic79xx_3.1-6vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-bnx2fc_1.78.78.v60.8-1vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-bnx2i_2.78.76.v60.8-1vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-fnic_1.5.0.45-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-hpsa_6.0.0.84-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-ips_7.12.05-4vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-iscsi-linux-92_1.0.0.2-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-libfc-92_1.0.40.9.3-5vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-megaraid-mbox_2.20.5.1-6vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-megaraid-sas_6.603.55.00-2vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-megaraid2_2.00.4-9vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-mpt2sas_19.00.00.00-2vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-mptsas_4.23.01.00-10vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-mptspi_4.23.01.00-10vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_scsi-qla4xxx_5.01.03.2-7vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_sfvmk_1.0.0.1003-6vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_shim-iscsi-linux-9-2-1-0_6.7.0-0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_shim-iscsi-linux-9-2-2-0_6.7.0-0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_shim-libata-9-2-1-0_6.7.0-0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_shim-libata-9-2-2-0_6.7.0-0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_shim-libfc-9-2-1-0_6.7.0-0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_shim-libfc-9-2-2-0_6.7.0-0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_shim-libfcoe-9-2-1-0_6.7.0-0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_shim-libfcoe-9-2-2-0_6.7.0-0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_shim-vmklinux-9-2-1-0_6.7.0-0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_shim-vmklinux-9-2-2-0_6.7.0-0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_shim-vmklinux-9-2-3-0_6.7.0-0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_smartpqi_1.0.1.553-28vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_uhci-usb-uhci_1.0-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_usb-storage-usb-storage_1.0-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_usbcore-usb_1.0-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_vmkata_0.1-1vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_vmkfcoe_1.0.0.1-1vmw.670.1.28.10302608, VMW_bootbank_vmkplexer-vmkplexer_6.7.0-0.0.8169922, VMW_bootbank_vmkusb_0.1-1vmw.670.3.89.15160138, VMW_bootbank_vmw-ahci_1.2.8-1vmw.670.3.73.14320388, VMW_bootbank_xhci-xhci_1.0-3vmw.670.0.0.8169922, VMware_bootbank_cpu-microcode_6.7.0-3.77.15018017, VMware_bootbank_elx-esx-libelxima.so_11.4.1184.2-3.89.15160138, VMware_bootbank_esx-base_6.7.0-3.94.15820472, 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dyil
Contributor
Contributor

Hi,

I bumped on the same issue. I can't figure out how to change the driver to nvmxnet3. Could you share how you did that?

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scott28tt
VMware Employee
VMware Employee

Do you mean you need to change the network adapter for a VM running ESXi to vmxnet3?

You can't do this in the Workstation UI, this should help: Configure vNIC to use vmxnet3 driver

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dyil
Contributor
Contributor

Thank you for your swift respone. No i'm running ESXi on bare-metal. But i managed to solve it another way.

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scott28tt
VMware Employee
VMware Employee

So your issues was not the same as the user in this thread,

Whatever your issue was, I am glad you got it resolved.

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sujayg15
VMware Employee
VMware Employee

Just FYI - for those who are using VMware Workstation 15.x should upgrade to 16.x where this is fixed. both on the upgrade from 6.x to 7.x or a direct fresh install of 7.x where the install datastore is missing post install due to non-compatible hardware/firmware.

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