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* RECOMMENDED * Firmware Flash Component for Linux - HP P2000/MSA2000 72GB(DH0072BALWL) and 146GB(DH0146BALWN) 15K SAS 3G SFF Hard Drives

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Type: Firmware - SAS Storage Disk
Version: HPD3(8 Jul 2011)
Operating System(s):
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (AMD64/EM64T) | View all
File name: CP014876.scexe (4.9 MB)
This Linux Smart Component contains a firmware update for the hard drive models DH0072BALWL (72GB 15K SAS 3G)and DH0146BALWN drives(146GB 15K SAS 3G) in HP P2000 G3 MSA 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: When flashing disks behind HP MSA2000/P2000 controller running firmware version TS240, do not use the smart component.Use binary firmware from http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareDescription.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&prodTypeId=12169&prodSeriesId=4118559&swItem=MTX-c228f67f3110478f9a5c7e78ef&prodNameId=4310834&swEnvOID=1005&swLang=8&taskId=135&mode=4&idx=0 and flash the disks using SMU or FTP.

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

IMPORTANT: Please refer to the release notes for special considerations regarding the pre-install conditions for flashing hard drives in P2000/MSA2000 configurations.

NOTE: Disk drive upgrades on the HP 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 P2000/MSA2000 Family Modular Storage Array reference guide.


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

c9a15def0bd4bf010ac66630d4a8eb5d0c05ef53f8713fbdd474a4b028de6408 CP014876.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:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


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: When flashing disks behind HP MSA2000/P2000 controller running firmware version TS240, do not use the smart component.Use binary firmware from http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareDescription.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&prodTypeId=12169&prodSeriesId=4118559&swItem=MTX-c228f67f3110478f9a5c7e78ef&prodNameId=4310834&swEnvOID=1005&swLang=8&taskId=135&mode=4&idx=0 and flash the disks using SMU or FTP.

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

IMPORTANT: Please refer to the release notes for special considerations regarding the pre-install conditions for flashing hard drives in P2000/MSA2000 configurations.

NOTE: Disk drive upgrades on the HP 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 P2000/MSA2000 Family Modular Storage Array reference guide.


Notes:

Deliverable Name:
       Firmware Flash Component for Linux - HP P2000/MSA2000 72GB( DH0072BALWL) and 146GB(DH0146BALWN) 15K SAS 3G SFF Hard Drive.

Release Version and/or Date:
      HPD3

Last Recommended or Critical Version:
      HPD1

Previous Version of Firmware:
      HPD1
 

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 or MSA2000 G2 array controller enclosure.


Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE 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 the firmware of disk drives in a virtual disk risks the loss of data and causes the drives to be temporarily inaccessible.

IMPORTANT: When flashing disks behind HP MSA2000/P2000 controller running firmware version TS240, do not use the smart component.Use binary firmware from http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareDescription.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&prodTypeId=12169&prodSeriesId=4118559&swItem=MTX-c228f67f3110478f9a5c7e78ef&prodNameId=4310834&swEnvOID=1005&swLang=8&taskId=135&mode=4&idx=0 and flash the disks using SMU or FTP.

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

IMPORTANT: Please refer to the release notes for special considerations regarding the pre-install conditions for flashing hard drives in P2000/MSA2000 configurations.

NOTE: Disk drive upgrades on the HP 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 P2000/MSA2000 Family Modular Storage Array reference guide.

Version:HPD3 (8 Jul 2011)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE 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: HPD3(8 Jul 2011)
Operating System(s):
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (AMD64/EM64T)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (Itanium)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (x86)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server (Itanium)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server (x86)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 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 DH0072BALWL (72GB 15K SAS 3G)and DH0146BALWN drives(146GB 15K SAS 3G) in HP P2000 G3 MSA 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: When flashing disks behind HP MSA2000/P2000 controller running firmware version TS240, do not use the smart component.Use binary firmware from http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareDescription.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&prodTypeId=12169&prodSeriesId=4118559&swItem=MTX-c228f67f3110478f9a5c7e78ef&prodNameId=4310834&swEnvOID=1005&swLang=8&taskId=135&mode=4&idx=0 and flash the disks using SMU or FTP.

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

IMPORTANT: Please refer to the release notes for special considerations regarding the pre-install conditions for flashing hard drives in P2000/MSA2000 configurations.

NOTE: Disk drive upgrades on the HP 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 P2000/MSA2000 Family Modular Storage Array reference guide.


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

c9a15def0bd4bf010ac66630d4a8eb5d0c05ef53f8713fbdd474a4b028de6408 CP014876.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:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


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: When flashing disks behind HP MSA2000/P2000 controller running firmware version TS240, do not use the smart component.Use binary firmware from http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareDescription.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&prodTypeId=12169&prodSeriesId=4118559&swItem=MTX-c228f67f3110478f9a5c7e78ef&prodNameId=4310834&swEnvOID=1005&swLang=8&taskId=135&mode=4&idx=0 and flash the disks using SMU or FTP.

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

IMPORTANT: Please refer to the release notes for special considerations regarding the pre-install conditions for flashing hard drives in P2000/MSA2000 configurations.

NOTE: Disk drive upgrades on the HP 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 P2000/MSA2000 Family Modular Storage Array reference guide.


Notes:

Deliverable Name:
       Firmware Flash Component for Linux - HP P2000/MSA2000 72GB( DH0072BALWL) and 146GB(DH0146BALWN) 15K SAS 3G SFF Hard Drive.

Release Version and/or Date:
      HPD3

Last Recommended or Critical Version:
      HPD1

Previous Version of Firmware:
      HPD1
 

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 or MSA2000 G2 array controller enclosure.


Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE 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 the firmware of disk drives in a virtual disk risks the loss of data and causes the drives to be temporarily inaccessible.

IMPORTANT: When flashing disks behind HP MSA2000/P2000 controller running firmware version TS240, do not use the smart component.Use binary firmware from http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareDescription.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&prodTypeId=12169&prodSeriesId=4118559&swItem=MTX-c228f67f3110478f9a5c7e78ef&prodNameId=4310834&swEnvOID=1005&swLang=8&taskId=135&mode=4&idx=0 and flash the disks using SMU or FTP.

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

IMPORTANT: Please refer to the release notes for special considerations regarding the pre-install conditions for flashing hard drives in P2000/MSA2000 configurations.

NOTE: Disk drive upgrades on the HP 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 P2000/MSA2000 Family Modular Storage Array reference guide.

Revision History

Version:HPD3 (8 Jul 2011)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE 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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