ESXi 5.1 u1 LSI 3ware SAS 9750 Driver custom ISO build

Requirements:

PowerCLI 5.0.1
http://communities.vmware.com/community/vmtn/server/vsphere/automationtools/powercli

3ware 9750 SAS driver for ESXi5.0
http://downloads.vmware.com/d/details/dt_esx50_lsi_3w_sas_32600003vm50/dHRAYndkKmRiZHAlZA==

 

Extract the offline bundle from the driver zip file

 

Add-EsxSoftwareDepot -DepotUrl https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/PRODUCTION/main/vmw-depot-index.xml

Get-EsxImageProfile

New-EsxImageProfile -CloneProfile ESXi-5.1.0-20130504001-standard -Name ESXi-5.1u1-3ware-9750

add-EsxSoftwareDepot .\LSI_3.26.00.003vm50-offline_bundle-646893.zip

Get-EsxSoftwarePackage -Vendor LSI

Add-EsxSoftwarePackage -ImageProfile ESXi-5.1u1-3ware-9750 -SoftwarePackage scsi-3w-sas

Export-EsxImageProfile -ImageProfile ESXi-5.1u1-3ware-9750 -ExportToIso .\ESXi-5.1.0-20121204001-3w-sas.iso

 

Burn the ISO and your set.