Recently ran into a HPE Proliant m510 server running vSAN, where vSAN complained that the controller driver for the NVMe disk where too new.
The health error said that the current driver nvme (22.214.171.124.-1vmw.6126.96.36.19902608) was to new and the recommended driver was nvme (188.8.131.52-1vmw.670.0.08169922)
Downgrading is not always a breeze. When going to VMware compatibility guide, the NVMe disk is supported for vSAN 6.7 Update 1, and there are no download links to a specific driver, so how do you get the old driver? Continue reading vSAN – Downgrading NVMe driver in ESXi 6.7 Update 1