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Chris Hall

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Windows, Linux, Virtualisation, Unified Computing & Cloud Offerings Design Engineer.

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Continuing my series of quick fire reminders for when (a) I *think* I've seen that issue before and (b) I dont remember what the fix is / was.

Previous post here and possibly here

Simple Manual ESX or ESXi Patching / Driver updates:

  1. Put host into Maintenance Mode
  2. Install vSphere CLI from here (if not already done)
  3. Open vSphere CLI
  4. --server X.X.X.X --install --bundle
  5. Reboot Host (if required)

"URB timed out - USB device may not respond"

Seen on just one out of four identical HP DL580 G7 ESX4.1 builds:

Tried all sorts to fix, unplug KVM, update BIOS, reset default BIOS settings etc etc etc

Resolved via ILO3 update to firmware v1.16 (11 Jan 2011) Download here

- Chris