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Systems ROMPaq Firmware Upgrade Diskette for HP ProLiant ML150 G2 Servers

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Type: BIOS (Entitlement Required) - System ROM
Version: 2006.06.30 (A)(5 Sep 2006)
Operating System(s):
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 | View all
File name: SP33396.EXE (1.4 MB)
This release provides updated system ROM images for the latest maintenance releases of HP ProLiant ML150 G2 Servers.

None.

Installation:

Obtain a formatted 1.44 MB diskette.

Download the SoftPaq to a directory on a system running Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, or Microsoft Windows XP and change to that directory.

From that drive and directory, execute the downloaded SoftPaq file:

SPxxxxx [ENTER]

You will be prompted to place the formatted 1.44 MB diskette into a diskette drive to create diskette.

After the diskette is created, you may delete the downloaded file if you wish.

Insert this diskette into the diskette drive of the system to be updated.


End User License Agreements:
Hewlett-Packard End User License Agreement


Resolve an issue where a blue screen will occur during installion of Windows 2003 Enterprise if USB legacy is disabled in BIOS Setup Utility.

Resolve an issue where an erroneous floppy error message would be logged in the event log on some power up boots with the latest (1.21+) System Management Firmware. This change adds intelligent IPMI initialization code which supports IPMI 2.0 and resolves the issue of "unknown" IPMI version in BIOS Setup during system power on for the first time.

Version:2006.06.30 (A) (5 Sep 2006)
Fixes

Resolve an issue where a blue screen will occur during installion of Windows 2003 Enterprise if USB legacy is disabled in BIOS Setup Utility.

Resolve an issue where an erroneous floppy error message would be logged in the event log on some power up boots with the latest (1.21+) System Management Firmware. This change adds intelligent IPMI initialization code which supports IPMI 2.0 and resolves the issue of "unknown" IPMI version in BIOS Setup during system power on for the first time.

Enhancements

None.


Version:1.55 (02/28/2006) (6 Apr 2006)
Enhancements
ProLiant ML150 G2 Version 1.55 (02/28/2006)
Added support for the latest Intel Xeon processors.

Version:1.54 (11/10/2005) (17 Jan 2006)
Fixes
ProLiant ML150 G2 Version 1.54 (11/10/2005)
Resolved an issue which would result in an error message "Expansion ROM not initialized" during POST when initializing some large option ROMs.

Resolved an issue where the PCIX slot information is shown incorrectly in the BIOS Setup Utility when disabling PCI-E devices.

Enhancements
ProLiant ML150 G2 Version 1.54 (11/10/2005)
Added SMBIOS record type 38 to support OS detection of IPMI 2.0.

Added additional support needed for Lights-Out 100i firmware version 1.21 and IPMI 2.0.

Added information in the SMBIOS table to support ECC.

Added support for latest Intel processors.


Version:1.51 (08/11/2005) (21 Sep 2005)
Fixes
ProLiant ML150 G2 Version 1.51 (08/11/2005)
Resolved issue with CPU utilization always at a constant 100 percent when system is connected to a T700 UPS. For more details, refer to Customer Advisory EL050601_CW02.

Resolved issue where the Asset Tag can not always be correctly written into the EEPROM.

Resolved issue where some 3.6Ghz processors will be detected as 2.8Ghz processors.

Enhancements
ProLiant ML150 G2 Version 1.51 (08/11/2005)
Added support for HP USB OBDR Tape drive.

Added support for IPMI 2.0.

Added support for HP embedded SATA RAID Controller.

Added menu option to support the enable or disable of the F1 prompt message.

Added microcode support for latest Intel processors.

Added support to display the Serial Number on the BIOS Setup Utility screen.

Added option to disable legacy floppy.

Added support to allow Windows installation using a USB floppy.


Version:1.1 (28 Jan 2005)
Enhancements
Added support for the following:
  • 2MB cache CPU

  • ROMPAQ disaster recovery function

Version:1 (3 Dec 2004)
Fixes
Updated to provide users the ability to set IP Address source (STATIC or DHCP) and to obtain the IP address of ML150 G2 Lights-Out 100 Remote Management card via BIOS setup menu.

Updated to integrate new Adaptec AIC-8130 HostRAID ID BIOS revision 1255 RC1 for ML150 G2 SATA model.


Version:0.28 (1 Nov 2004)
Enhancements
Added support for the following:
  • ML150 G2 Lights-Out 100c remote management card.

  • Disaster recovery feature.

  • [F8] as a hot-key to initiate One-Button Disaster Recovery (OBDR) support with LSI 20320 SCSI HBA.

Type: BIOS (Entitlement Required) - System ROM
Version: 2006.06.30 (A)(5 Sep 2006)
Operating System(s):
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 for 64-bit Extended Systems
Novell NetWare 6.5
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (AMD64/EM64T)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (x86)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (AMD64/EM64T)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (x86)
SCO OpenServer 5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 (AMD64/EM64T)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 (x86)

Description

This release provides updated system ROM images for the latest maintenance releases of HP ProLiant ML150 G2 Servers.

Enhancements

None.

Installation Instructions

Installation:

Obtain a formatted 1.44 MB diskette.

Download the SoftPaq to a directory on a system running Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, or Microsoft Windows XP and change to that directory.

From that drive and directory, execute the downloaded SoftPaq file:

SPxxxxx [ENTER]

You will be prompted to place the formatted 1.44 MB diskette into a diskette drive to create diskette.

After the diskette is created, you may delete the downloaded file if you wish.

Insert this diskette into the diskette drive of the system to be updated.


Release Notes

End User License Agreements:
Hewlett-Packard End User License Agreement


Fixes

Resolve an issue where a blue screen will occur during installion of Windows 2003 Enterprise if USB legacy is disabled in BIOS Setup Utility.

Resolve an issue where an erroneous floppy error message would be logged in the event log on some power up boots with the latest (1.21+) System Management Firmware. This change adds intelligent IPMI initialization code which supports IPMI 2.0 and resolves the issue of "unknown" IPMI version in BIOS Setup during system power on for the first time.

Revision History

Version:2006.06.30 (A) (5 Sep 2006)
Fixes

Resolve an issue where a blue screen will occur during installion of Windows 2003 Enterprise if USB legacy is disabled in BIOS Setup Utility.

Resolve an issue where an erroneous floppy error message would be logged in the event log on some power up boots with the latest (1.21+) System Management Firmware. This change adds intelligent IPMI initialization code which supports IPMI 2.0 and resolves the issue of "unknown" IPMI version in BIOS Setup during system power on for the first time.

Enhancements

None.


Version:1.55 (02/28/2006) (6 Apr 2006)
Enhancements
ProLiant ML150 G2 Version 1.55 (02/28/2006)
Added support for the latest Intel Xeon processors.

Version:1.54 (11/10/2005) (17 Jan 2006)
Fixes
ProLiant ML150 G2 Version 1.54 (11/10/2005)
Resolved an issue which would result in an error message "Expansion ROM not initialized" during POST when initializing some large option ROMs.

Resolved an issue where the PCIX slot information is shown incorrectly in the BIOS Setup Utility when disabling PCI-E devices.

Enhancements
ProLiant ML150 G2 Version 1.54 (11/10/2005)
Added SMBIOS record type 38 to support OS detection of IPMI 2.0.

Added additional support needed for Lights-Out 100i firmware version 1.21 and IPMI 2.0.

Added information in the SMBIOS table to support ECC.

Added support for latest Intel processors.


Version:1.51 (08/11/2005) (21 Sep 2005)
Fixes
ProLiant ML150 G2 Version 1.51 (08/11/2005)
Resolved issue with CPU utilization always at a constant 100 percent when system is connected to a T700 UPS. For more details, refer to Customer Advisory EL050601_CW02.

Resolved issue where the Asset Tag can not always be correctly written into the EEPROM.

Resolved issue where some 3.6Ghz processors will be detected as 2.8Ghz processors.

Enhancements
ProLiant ML150 G2 Version 1.51 (08/11/2005)
Added support for HP USB OBDR Tape drive.

Added support for IPMI 2.0.

Added support for HP embedded SATA RAID Controller.

Added menu option to support the enable or disable of the F1 prompt message.

Added microcode support for latest Intel processors.

Added support to display the Serial Number on the BIOS Setup Utility screen.

Added option to disable legacy floppy.

Added support to allow Windows installation using a USB floppy.


Version:1.1 (28 Jan 2005)
Enhancements
Added support for the following:
  • 2MB cache CPU

  • ROMPAQ disaster recovery function

Version:1 (3 Dec 2004)
Fixes
Updated to provide users the ability to set IP Address source (STATIC or DHCP) and to obtain the IP address of ML150 G2 Lights-Out 100 Remote Management card via BIOS setup menu.

Updated to integrate new Adaptec AIC-8130 HostRAID ID BIOS revision 1255 RC1 for ML150 G2 SATA model.


Version:0.28 (1 Nov 2004)
Enhancements
Added support for the following:
  • ML150 G2 Lights-Out 100c remote management card.

  • Disaster recovery feature.

  • [F8] as a hot-key to initiate One-Button Disaster Recovery (OBDR) support with LSI 20320 SCSI HBA.

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