2 Replies Latest reply on Jun 24, 2019 7:50 AM by DavidIsSain

    ESXi 6.5 Stateless Host - vib install error

    anotnygerald Lurker

      Hi

       

      I am using ESXi 6.5.0 Update 1 host which runs on stateless disk. put host into maintenance mode and trying to install ESXi650-201801001.zip patch fails with below ERROR.

       

       

      [root@localhost:/vmfs/volumes/5a674188-2b5d1eb0-89e1-a60dce9000d7] esxcli software vib update -d /vmfs/volumes/5a674188-2b5d1eb0-89e1-a60dce9000d7/ESXi650-201801001.zip

      [StatelessError]

      The transaction is not supported: VIB VMW_bootbank_vmkusb_0.1-1vmw.650.1.36.7388607 cannot be live installed. VIB VMW_bootbank_ntg3_4.1.3.0-1vmw.650.1.36.7388607 cannot be live installed. VIB VMW_bootbank_nvme_1.2.0.32-5vmw.650.1.36.7388607 cannot be live installed. VIB VMW_bootbank_misc-drivers_6.5.0-1.36.7388607 cannot be live installed. VIB VMW_bootbank_nmlx4-core_3.16.0.0-1vmw.650.0.0.4564106 cannot be live installed. VIB VMW_bootbank_nmlx4-rdma_3.16.0.0-1vmw.650.0.0.4564106 cannot be live installed. VIB VMware_bootbank_esx-base_6.5.0-1.38.7526125 cannot be live installed. VIB VMW_bootbank_scsi-mpt2sas_19.00.00.00-1vmw.650.0.0.4564106 cannot be live installed. VIB VMW_bootbank_nmlx4-en_3.16.0.0-1vmw.650.0.0.4564106 cannot be live installed. VIB VMware_bootbank_vsan_6.5.0-1.38.7395176 cannot be live installed. VIB VMW_bootbank_igbn_0.1.0.0-15vmw.650.1.36.7388607 cannot be live installed. VIB VMW_bootbank_vmkata_0.1-1vmw.650.1.36.7388607 cannot be live installed. VIB VMW_bootbank_nvmxnet3_2.0.0.23-1vmw.650.1.36.7388607 cannot be live installed. VIB VMware_bootbank_cpu-microcode_6.5.0-1.38.7526125 cannot be live installed. VIB VMware_bootbank_esx-tboot_6.5.0-1.38.7526125 cannot be live installed. VIB VMware_bootbank_cpu-microcode_6.5.0-1.26.5969303 cannot be removed live. VIB VMware_bootbank_esx-dvfilter-generic-fastpath_6.5.0-1.26.5969303 cannot be removed live. VIB VMW_bootbank_nvmxnet3_2.0.0.22-1vmw.650.1.26.5969303 cannot be removed live. VIB VMW_bootbank_ntg3_4.1.2.0-1vmw.650.1.26.5969303 cannot be removed live. VIB VMware_bootbank_vsan_6.5.0-1.26.5912915 cannot be removed live. VIB MEL_bootbank_nmlx4-core_3.15.5.5-1OEM.600.0.0.2768847 cannot be removed live. VIB Avago_bootbank_scsi-mpt2sas_15.10.07.00-1OEM.550.0.0.1331820 cannot be removed live. VIB MEL_bootbank_nmlx4-rdma_3.15.5.5-1OEM.600.0.0.2768847 cannot be removed live. VIB VMW_bootbank_misc-drivers_6.5.0-1.26.5969303 cannot be removed live. VIB VMW_bootbank_nvme_1.2.0.32-4vmw.650.1.26.5969303 cannot be removed live. VIB VMware_bootbank_esx-base_6.5.0-1.26.5969303 cannot be removed live. VIB VMW_bootbank_igbn_0.1.0.0-14vmw.650.1.26.5969303 cannot be removed live. VIB VMware_bootbank_esx-tboot_6.5.0-1.26.5969303 cannot be removed live. VIB MEL_bootbank_nmlx4-en_3.15.5.5-1OEM.600.0.0.2768847 cannot be removed live.

      Please refer to the log file for more details.

       

      found one kb related to stateless host : VMware Knowledge Base

       

      is this known issue? or am i missing something here?