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* RECOMMENDED * HP P2000/MSA2000 146GB,300GB 10K SAS SFF Hard Drive (DG0146BALVN and DG0300BALVP ) Firmware

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Type: Firmware - SAS Storage Disk
Version: HPD4(6 Sep 2011)
Operating System(s):
HP-UX 11.23 | View all
Multi-part download
File name: HP_DG0300BALVP_HPD4.fla (1.1 MB)
File name: HP_DG0146BALVN_HPD4.fla (1.1 MB)
The firmware available in this download is specifically packaged for flashing 146GB,300GB 10K SAS SFF Hard Drives (DG0146BALVN and DG0300BALVP) in P2000/MSA2000 configurations. Please DO NOT use this package for flashing the drives if they are in any other configurations including MSA2000 G1 array configurations.

Prerequisites:
WARNING! Do not cycle power or restart devices during a firmware update. If the update is interrupted or there is a power failure, the module could become inoperative. If this occurs, contact technical support. The module may need to be returned to the factory for reprogramming.

CAUTION: Before upgrading firmware, ensure that the storage system configuration is stable and is not being reconfigured or changed in any way. If configuration changes are in progress, monitor them and wait until they are completed before proceeding with the upgrade.

IMPORTANT: As with any firmware upgrade, it is a recommended best practice to ensure that you have a full backup prior to the upgrade.

NOTE: Drives of the same model in the storage system must have the same firmware revision.

NOTE: To install this firmware, you must download the firmware package from the HP website and save the file to your local filesystem.


To ensure the integrity of your download, HP recommends verifying your results with the following MD5 Checksum values:

ace1837cbed19470f08aef71be813282 HP_DG0300BALVP_HPD4.fla
e1994e88245328cb2b47f29436f8bcf6 HP_DG0146BALVN_HPD4.fla

Installation:
Installation instructions using Storage Management Utility (SMU)

  1. Place the downloaded firmware package in a temporary directory.
  2. Locate the firmware file in the extracted folder.
  3. Stop I/O to vdisks before starting the firmware update.
  4. Log in to the SMU and, in the Configuration View panel, right-click the system and select Tools > Update Firmware. A table displays currently installed firmware versions.
  5. Select the drives to update.
  6. Click Browse and select the firmware file to install.
  7. Click Install Disk Firmware File. Wait for progress messages to specify that the update is complete.
  8. In the SMU display, verify that the proper firmware version appears for each module.
  9. If the old firmware version is still displayed in the SMU, cycle power on the enclosure. And then log in to the SMU to verify the firmware version.
Installation instructions using FTP
  1. Place the downloaded firmware package in a temporary directory.

  2. Locate the firmware file in the extracted folder.

  3. Do one of the following:

    • To update all drives of the type that the firmware applies to, proceed to the next step.
    • To update specific drives, determine the enclosure number and slot number of the drive.
  4. Using the SMU, prepare to use FTP:

    1. Determine the network-port IP addresses of the system controllers.

    2. Verify that the system FTP service is enabled.

    3. Verify that the user you will log in as has permission to use the FTP interface and has manage access rights.

  5. Stop all I/O to vdisks before starting the firmware update.

  6. Open a command prompt (Windows) or a terminal window (UNIX), and navigate to the directory containing the firmware file to load.

    1. Enter ftp <controller-network-address>. (For example: ftp 10.1.0.9)

    2. Log in as an FTP user. (P2000 environments: user = ftp password = !ftp; MSA2000 environments: user = ftp password = flash)

    3. To update a specific drive, enter: put <firmware-file> disk:enclosure-ID>:slot-number flash.

  7. If needed, repeat these steps to load the firmware on additional drives.

  8. Quit the FTP session.

  9. In the SMU display, verify that the proper firmware version appears for each module.

  10. If the old firmware version is still displayed in the SMU, cycle power on the enclosure. And then log in to the SMU to verify the firmware version.


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


Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Important:
CAUTION: Updating firmware on drives in a virtual disk causes the drives to be temporarily inaccessible and increases the risk of data loss

IMPORTANT: Drive upgrades are an offline process. All host and array I/O must be stopped prior to the upgrade.


Notes:

Deliverable Name:
       HP P2000/MSA2000 146GB,300GB 10K SAS SFF Hard Drive (DG0146BALVN and DG0300BALVP) firmware.

Release Version and/or Date:
      HPD4

Last Recommended or Critical Version:
      HPD3

Previous Version of Firmware:
      HPD3

Enhancements/New Features:

     None

Problems Fixed:

  • Addresses an issue that can result in premature failure due to the drive experiencing a ‘not ready' condition.

Known Issues:
     None

Failure Considerations:

  1. Single ported drive will not be flashed if the owner controller of that drive is not accessible through network.
  2. Drives will not be flashed if the drive is in a virtual disk which is being initialized, expanded, reconstructed, verified, or scrubbed.
  3. Flash operation on any pending disks will be aborted if the currently flashed drive is in LEFTOVR state or the virtual disk containing this disk is found to be in offline or critical state. If this does occur, the vdisk can be restored to online status by changing the drive status from leftover to available and then adding the drive to the vdisk as a spare. If a global spare drive was available, it will have been used to restore the vdisk to online status.

Supported Devices and Features:
Firmware on the listed drives can be updated when attached to any P2000 G3 MSA or MSA2000 G2 array controller enclosure.


Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Addresses an issue that can result in premature failure due to the drive experiencing a ‘not ready' condition.

CAUTION: Updating firmware on drives in a virtual disk causes the drives to be temporarily inaccessible and increases the risk of data loss

IMPORTANT: Drive upgrades are an offline process. All host and array I/O must be stopped prior to the upgrade.
Version:HPD4 (6 Sep 2011)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Addresses an issue that can result in premature failure due to the drive experiencing a ‘not ready' condition.


Type: Firmware - SAS Storage Disk
Version: HPD4(6 Sep 2011)
Operating System(s):
HP-UX 11.23
HP-UX 11.31 (IA)
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 64-Bit Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 for 64-bit Extended Systems
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Itanium
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-Based Systems
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 W32
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (AMD64/EM64T)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (x86)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server (x86)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server (x86-64)
Solaris 10 for x86 Systems
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (AMD64/EM64T)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (x86)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (AMD64/EM64T)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (x86)
VMware ESX/ESXi 4.0
VMware ESX/ESXi Server 3.5

Description

The firmware available in this download is specifically packaged for flashing 146GB,300GB 10K SAS SFF Hard Drives (DG0146BALVN and DG0300BALVP) in P2000/MSA2000 configurations. Please DO NOT use this package for flashing the drives if they are in any other configurations including MSA2000 G1 array configurations.

Installation Instructions

Prerequisites:
WARNING! Do not cycle power or restart devices during a firmware update. If the update is interrupted or there is a power failure, the module could become inoperative. If this occurs, contact technical support. The module may need to be returned to the factory for reprogramming.

CAUTION: Before upgrading firmware, ensure that the storage system configuration is stable and is not being reconfigured or changed in any way. If configuration changes are in progress, monitor them and wait until they are completed before proceeding with the upgrade.

IMPORTANT: As with any firmware upgrade, it is a recommended best practice to ensure that you have a full backup prior to the upgrade.

NOTE: Drives of the same model in the storage system must have the same firmware revision.

NOTE: To install this firmware, you must download the firmware package from the HP website and save the file to your local filesystem.


To ensure the integrity of your download, HP recommends verifying your results with the following MD5 Checksum values:

ace1837cbed19470f08aef71be813282 HP_DG0300BALVP_HPD4.fla
e1994e88245328cb2b47f29436f8bcf6 HP_DG0146BALVN_HPD4.fla

Installation:
Installation instructions using Storage Management Utility (SMU)

  1. Place the downloaded firmware package in a temporary directory.
  2. Locate the firmware file in the extracted folder.
  3. Stop I/O to vdisks before starting the firmware update.
  4. Log in to the SMU and, in the Configuration View panel, right-click the system and select Tools > Update Firmware. A table displays currently installed firmware versions.
  5. Select the drives to update.
  6. Click Browse and select the firmware file to install.
  7. Click Install Disk Firmware File. Wait for progress messages to specify that the update is complete.
  8. In the SMU display, verify that the proper firmware version appears for each module.
  9. If the old firmware version is still displayed in the SMU, cycle power on the enclosure. And then log in to the SMU to verify the firmware version.
Installation instructions using FTP
  1. Place the downloaded firmware package in a temporary directory.

  2. Locate the firmware file in the extracted folder.

  3. Do one of the following:

    • To update all drives of the type that the firmware applies to, proceed to the next step.
    • To update specific drives, determine the enclosure number and slot number of the drive.
  4. Using the SMU, prepare to use FTP:

    1. Determine the network-port IP addresses of the system controllers.

    2. Verify that the system FTP service is enabled.

    3. Verify that the user you will log in as has permission to use the FTP interface and has manage access rights.

  5. Stop all I/O to vdisks before starting the firmware update.

  6. Open a command prompt (Windows) or a terminal window (UNIX), and navigate to the directory containing the firmware file to load.

    1. Enter ftp <controller-network-address>. (For example: ftp 10.1.0.9)

    2. Log in as an FTP user. (P2000 environments: user = ftp password = !ftp; MSA2000 environments: user = ftp password = flash)

    3. To update a specific drive, enter: put <firmware-file> disk:enclosure-ID>:slot-number flash.

  7. If needed, repeat these steps to load the firmware on additional drives.

  8. Quit the FTP session.

  9. In the SMU display, verify that the proper firmware version appears for each module.

  10. If the old firmware version is still displayed in the SMU, cycle power on the enclosure. And then log in to the SMU to verify the firmware version.


Release Notes

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


Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Important:
CAUTION: Updating firmware on drives in a virtual disk causes the drives to be temporarily inaccessible and increases the risk of data loss

IMPORTANT: Drive upgrades are an offline process. All host and array I/O must be stopped prior to the upgrade.


Notes:

Deliverable Name:
       HP P2000/MSA2000 146GB,300GB 10K SAS SFF Hard Drive (DG0146BALVN and DG0300BALVP) firmware.

Release Version and/or Date:
      HPD4

Last Recommended or Critical Version:
      HPD3

Previous Version of Firmware:
      HPD3

Enhancements/New Features:

     None

Problems Fixed:

  • Addresses an issue that can result in premature failure due to the drive experiencing a ‘not ready' condition.

Known Issues:
     None

Failure Considerations:

  1. Single ported drive will not be flashed if the owner controller of that drive is not accessible through network.
  2. Drives will not be flashed if the drive is in a virtual disk which is being initialized, expanded, reconstructed, verified, or scrubbed.
  3. Flash operation on any pending disks will be aborted if the currently flashed drive is in LEFTOVR state or the virtual disk containing this disk is found to be in offline or critical state. If this does occur, the vdisk can be restored to online status by changing the drive status from leftover to available and then adding the drive to the vdisk as a spare. If a global spare drive was available, it will have been used to restore the vdisk to online status.

Supported Devices and Features:
Firmware on the listed drives can be updated when attached to any P2000 G3 MSA or MSA2000 G2 array controller enclosure.


Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Addresses an issue that can result in premature failure due to the drive experiencing a ‘not ready' condition.

Important

CAUTION: Updating firmware on drives in a virtual disk causes the drives to be temporarily inaccessible and increases the risk of data loss

IMPORTANT: Drive upgrades are an offline process. All host and array I/O must be stopped prior to the upgrade.

Revision History

Version:HPD4 (6 Sep 2011)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Addresses an issue that can result in premature failure due to the drive experiencing a ‘not ready' condition.


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