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DependencyError occurs when upgrading Mellanox ESXi Driver on HCI compute node

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Applies to

  • NetApp HCI H410C compute node
  • VMWare ESXi 6.5

Issue

The below error occurs when upgrading the Mellanox ESXi driver:
 
# esxcli software vib update -d /tmp/Mellanox-nmlx5_4.21.71.101-1OEM.702.0.0.17630552_18117880.zip --dry-run
[DependencyError] VIB MEL_bootbank_nmlx5-core_4.21.71.101-1OEM.702.0.0.17630552 requires vmkapi_2_8_0_0, but the requirement cannot be satisfied withinthe ImageProfile.

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