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** CRITICAL ** Firmware Flash Component for Linux - HP MSA 2040/P2000/MSA2000 72GB,146GB SAS 6G SFF Hard Drives (EH0072FARWC, EH0146FARWD)

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Type: Firmware - SAS Storage Disk
Version: HPDD(2 Dec 2013)
Operating System(s):
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server (Itanium) | View all
File name: CP020822.scexe (6.3 MB)
This Linux Smart Component contains a firmware update for the hard drive models EH0072FARWC (72GB 15K 6G SAS) and EH0146FARWD (146GB 15K 6G SAS) in HP MSA 2040, P2000 G3 and MSA2000 G2 configurations.

Prerequisites:

CAUTION: Updating the firmware of disk drives in a virtual disk risks the loss of data and causes the drives to be temporarily inaccessible.

IMPORTANT: Ensure that no other user is performing administrative functions on the MSA 2040/P2000/MSA2000 storage system

NOTE: Disk drive upgrades on the HP MSA 2040/P2000/MSA2000 is an offline process. All host and array I/O must be stopped prior to the upgrade. For more information, see the HP 2000 Family Modular Storage Array reference guide.All firmware flash progress messages are logged to /var/cpq/MSA2000_IP.log.

 


To ensure the integrity of your download, HPE recommends verifying your results with this SHA-256 Checksum value:

418bd31deb5cdfd5d0e62972fb82a6e3c7bcdcbf28539f08da805141e8696f97 CP020822.scexe

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is not required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:

  1. Place the downloaded firmware package in a temporary directory.

  2. Open a Linux command console.

  3. From the directory containing the downloaded file, enable execute access to this module by entering chmod +x CPxxxxxx.scexe, where CPxxxxxx.scexe represents the downloaded file.

  4. Execute the Smart Component by entering a command similar to the following: ./CPxxxxxx.scexe --target <ip_address> --user <username> --passwd <password>

  5. Follow onscreen instructions.

NOTE:
  • Use the -e or -f option when flashing a device, even if it is up to date.

  • Use the -g option when downgrading.

  • For details on supported command options, see the online help by executing the command ./CPxxxxxx.scexe or ./CPxxxxxx.scexe -h.

  • If the user name or password contains an exclamation mark (!), enclose the string in single quotes or enter a backslash (\) before the exclamation point. For example, ’!manage’ or \!manage


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


Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.


Important:

CAUTION: Updating the firmware of disk drives in a virtual disk risks the loss of data and causes the drives to be temporarily inaccessible.

IMPORTANT: Ensure that no other user is performing administrative functions on the MSA 2040/P2000/MSA2000 storage system

NOTE: Disk drive upgrades on the HP MSA 2040/P2000/MSA2000 is an offline process. All host and array I/O must be stopped prior to the upgrade. For more information, see the HP 2000 Family Modular Storage Array reference guide.All firmware flash progress messages are logged to /var/cpq/MSA2000_IP.log.


Notes:

Deliverable Name:
       Firmware Flash Component for Linux - HP MSA 2040/P2000/MSA2000 72GB,146GB  SAS 6G SFF Hard Drives (EH0072FARWC, EH0146FARWD)

Release Version :
      HPDD



 


Supported Devices and Features:
Firmware on the listed drives can be updated when attached to any MSA 2040 or P2000 G3 or MSA2000 G2 array controller enclosure.


Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.


  • This firmware corrects a possible condition in which stale data might be written to the disk.  This results in unexpected data being returned in subsequent requests.  This data issue has been duplicated in laboratory firmware stress tests.

CAUTION: Updating the firmware of disk drives in a virtual disk risks the loss of data and causes the drives to be temporarily inaccessible.

IMPORTANT: Ensure that no other user is performing administrative functions on the MSA 2040/P2000/MSA2000 storage system

NOTE: Disk drive upgrades on the HP MSA 2040/P2000/MSA2000 is an offline process. All host and array I/O must be stopped prior to the upgrade. For more information, see the HP 2000 Family Modular Storage Array reference guide.All firmware flash progress messages are logged to /var/cpq/MSA2000_IP.log.

Version:HPDD (2 Dec 2013)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.


  • This firmware corrects a possible condition in which stale data might be written to the disk.  This results in unexpected data being returned in subsequent requests.  This data issue has been duplicated in laboratory firmware stress tests.

Version:HPD9 (6 Dec 2011)
Fixes

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


Problems Fixed:    

This firmware prevents the following:

  • Possible HDD hang when the drive is used in a dual domain or dual path fail-over environment and communication to one path is suddenly lost
  • Over-writing data written via the fail over port when data is written via a port performing interface recovery (discovery) 
  • A situation where the drive reports self test in progress erroneously after self test was interrupted by a power cycle or hot plug

Version:HPD5 (14 Sep 2011)
Fixes

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


Prevent possible drive not present after ‘Reset’


Type: Firmware - SAS Storage Disk
Version: HPDD(2 Dec 2013)
Operating System(s):
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server (Itanium)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server (x86)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server (x86-64)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Server (x86)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Server (x86-64)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (AMD64/EM64T)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (Itanium)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (x86)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (AMD64/EM64T)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (Itanium)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (x86)

Description

This Linux Smart Component contains a firmware update for the hard drive models EH0072FARWC (72GB 15K 6G SAS) and EH0146FARWD (146GB 15K 6G SAS) in HP MSA 2040, P2000 G3 and MSA2000 G2 configurations.

Installation Instructions

Prerequisites:

CAUTION: Updating the firmware of disk drives in a virtual disk risks the loss of data and causes the drives to be temporarily inaccessible.

IMPORTANT: Ensure that no other user is performing administrative functions on the MSA 2040/P2000/MSA2000 storage system

NOTE: Disk drive upgrades on the HP MSA 2040/P2000/MSA2000 is an offline process. All host and array I/O must be stopped prior to the upgrade. For more information, see the HP 2000 Family Modular Storage Array reference guide.All firmware flash progress messages are logged to /var/cpq/MSA2000_IP.log.

 


To ensure the integrity of your download, HPE recommends verifying your results with this SHA-256 Checksum value:

418bd31deb5cdfd5d0e62972fb82a6e3c7bcdcbf28539f08da805141e8696f97 CP020822.scexe

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is not required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:

  1. Place the downloaded firmware package in a temporary directory.

  2. Open a Linux command console.

  3. From the directory containing the downloaded file, enable execute access to this module by entering chmod +x CPxxxxxx.scexe, where CPxxxxxx.scexe represents the downloaded file.

  4. Execute the Smart Component by entering a command similar to the following: ./CPxxxxxx.scexe --target <ip_address> --user <username> --passwd <password>

  5. Follow onscreen instructions.

NOTE:
  • Use the -e or -f option when flashing a device, even if it is up to date.

  • Use the -g option when downgrading.

  • For details on supported command options, see the online help by executing the command ./CPxxxxxx.scexe or ./CPxxxxxx.scexe -h.

  • If the user name or password contains an exclamation mark (!), enclose the string in single quotes or enter a backslash (\) before the exclamation point. For example, ’!manage’ or \!manage


Release Notes

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


Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.


Important:

CAUTION: Updating the firmware of disk drives in a virtual disk risks the loss of data and causes the drives to be temporarily inaccessible.

IMPORTANT: Ensure that no other user is performing administrative functions on the MSA 2040/P2000/MSA2000 storage system

NOTE: Disk drive upgrades on the HP MSA 2040/P2000/MSA2000 is an offline process. All host and array I/O must be stopped prior to the upgrade. For more information, see the HP 2000 Family Modular Storage Array reference guide.All firmware flash progress messages are logged to /var/cpq/MSA2000_IP.log.


Notes:

Deliverable Name:
       Firmware Flash Component for Linux - HP MSA 2040/P2000/MSA2000 72GB,146GB  SAS 6G SFF Hard Drives (EH0072FARWC, EH0146FARWD)

Release Version :
      HPDD



 


Supported Devices and Features:
Firmware on the listed drives can be updated when attached to any MSA 2040 or P2000 G3 or MSA2000 G2 array controller enclosure.


Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.


  • This firmware corrects a possible condition in which stale data might be written to the disk.  This results in unexpected data being returned in subsequent requests.  This data issue has been duplicated in laboratory firmware stress tests.

Important

CAUTION: Updating the firmware of disk drives in a virtual disk risks the loss of data and causes the drives to be temporarily inaccessible.

IMPORTANT: Ensure that no other user is performing administrative functions on the MSA 2040/P2000/MSA2000 storage system

NOTE: Disk drive upgrades on the HP MSA 2040/P2000/MSA2000 is an offline process. All host and array I/O must be stopped prior to the upgrade. For more information, see the HP 2000 Family Modular Storage Array reference guide.All firmware flash progress messages are logged to /var/cpq/MSA2000_IP.log.

Revision History

Version:HPDD (2 Dec 2013)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.


  • This firmware corrects a possible condition in which stale data might be written to the disk.  This results in unexpected data being returned in subsequent requests.  This data issue has been duplicated in laboratory firmware stress tests.

Version:HPD9 (6 Dec 2011)
Fixes

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


Problems Fixed:    

This firmware prevents the following:

  • Possible HDD hang when the drive is used in a dual domain or dual path fail-over environment and communication to one path is suddenly lost
  • Over-writing data written via the fail over port when data is written via a port performing interface recovery (discovery) 
  • A situation where the drive reports self test in progress erroneously after self test was interrupted by a power cycle or hot plug

Version:HPD5 (14 Sep 2011)
Fixes

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


Prevent possible drive not present after ‘Reset’


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