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* RECOMMENDED * Online ROM Flash Component for Windows (x64) - EF0300FARMU, EF0450FARMV, EF0600FARNA drives

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Type: Firmware - SAS Storage Disk
Version: HPD9(24 Oct 2016)
Operating System(s): Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Essentials
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Multi-part download
File name: cp030805.exe (4.1 MB)
File name: cp030805.md5 (48 Bytes)
This x64 Smart Component provides firmware for the following drive models:EF0300FARMU, EF0450FARMV, EF0600FARNA

Enhancements/New Features:

  • Added support for Microsoft Windows Server 2016.

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

d2a4e87ff6e6ef858afc00e40ef0078371146417aa8de4311f6f8f46425e1c4d cp030805.exe
16cb899c69c2cfe0cde5ce91ffe86c9fc9332e530a6fc7a34beee9824f6740c2 cp030805.md5

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot may be required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:

To update firmware from Windows operating system on target server:

  • Place the Smart Component in a temporary directory.
  • Double-click on the Smart Component.
  • Follow the directions given by the Smart Component.
  • Reboot your system if you would like the update to take effect immediately.

To use HP Smart Update Manager from the HPE Service Pack for ProLiant:

  • Place the desired firmware to be updated in the directory, \<HPE SPP root folder>\hp\swpackages.
  • Run launch_hpsum.bat which is found in the root folder of the SPP.

End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1
Hewlett-Packard End User License Agreement


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

  • Online firmware flashing of drives attached to an HP Smart Array controller running in Zero Memory (ZM) mode or an HP ProLiant host bus adapter (HBA) is NOT supported. Only offline firmware flashing of drives is supported for these configurations.
  • Online drive firmware update available for Smart Array Controllers configured in systems running supported Linux and Microsoft Windows environments. All other OSes would require an offline update using the SPP and HP SUM.

Notes:

Deliverable Name:
       Online ROM Flash Component for Windows (x64) - EF0300FARMU, EF0450FARMV, and EF0600FARNA drives

Release Version and/or Date:
     HPD9

Last Recommended or Critical Version:
     HPD9

Previous Version of Firmware:
      HPD6

Firmware Dependency:    
     None

Enhancements/New Features:

  • Added support for Microsoft Windows Server 2016.

Problems Fixed:

  • This firmware contains a change which prevents an incorrect reassign status of a repaired sector from being logged.

Known Issues:
      None


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

  • Online firmware flashing of drives attached to an HP Smart Array controller running in Zero Memory (ZM) mode or an HP ProLiant host bus adapter (HBA) is NOT supported. Only offline firmware flashing of drives is supported for these configurations.
  • Online drive firmware update available for Smart Array Controllers configured in systems running supported Linux and Microsoft Windows environments. All other OSes would require an offline update using the SPP and HP SUM.

Problems Fixed:

  • This firmware contains a change which prevents an incorrect reassign status of a repaired sector from being logged.
Version:HPD9 (24 Oct 2016)
Fixes

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

  • Online firmware flashing of drives attached to an HP Smart Array controller running in Zero Memory (ZM) mode or an HP ProLiant host bus adapter (HBA) is NOT supported. Only offline firmware flashing of drives is supported for these configurations.
  • Online drive firmware update available for Smart Array Controllers configured in systems running supported Linux and Microsoft Windows environments. All other OSes would require an offline update using the SPP and HP SUM.

Problems Fixed:

  • This firmware contains a change which prevents an incorrect reassign status of a repaired sector from being logged.
Enhancements

Enhancements/New Features:

  • Added support for Microsoft Windows Server 2016.

Version:HPD6(C) (1 Apr 2016)
Fixes

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

  • Online firmware flashing of drives attached to an HPE Smart Array controller running in Zero Memory (ZM) mode or an HPE ProLiant host bus adapter (HBA) is NOT supported. Only offline firmware flashing of drives is supported for these configurations.
  • Online drive firmware update available for Smart Array Controllers configured in systems running supported Linux, Microsoft Windows, and VMware environments. All other OSes would require an offline update using the SPP and HP SUM.
  • Customers who already installed firmware version HPD6 do not need to update to HPD6 (C).

Problems Fixed:

  • This firmware prevents a rare condition that may occur during a WRITE SAME command sequence that may result in incorrect data being written to the hard drive. The WRITE SAME command may be used during RAID ARRAY parity initialization.

Problems Fixed for HPD6 (C):

  • The component would fail to flash drive firmware on a server with a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) enabled when using the /tpmbypass switch.
Enhancements

Enhancements/New Features:

  • The firmware component installer can now install the drive firmware successfully when the new HP ProLiant Smart Array HPCISSS3 Controller Driver (hpcisss3.sys) is running on the system being updated.
  • Added support for UEFI (Universal Extensible Firmware Interface) based servers.
Enhancements/New Features for HPD6 (B): 
  • Updated the flash engine to standardize logging across all SAS drive components.
  • Enhanced logging capability to improve the details provided in the component log file.

Version:HPD6(B) (30 Mar 2015)
Fixes

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

  • Online firmware flashing of drives attached to an HP Smart Array controller running in Zero Memory (ZM) mode or an HP ProLiant host bus adapter (HBA) is NOT supported. Only offline firmware flashing of drives is supported for these configurations.
  • Online drive firmware update available for Smart Array Controllers configured in systems running supported Linux, Microsoft Windows, and VMware environments. All other OSes would require an offline update using the SPP and HP SUM.
  • Customers who already installed firmware version HPD6 do not need to update to HPD6 (B).

Problems Fixed:

  • This firmware prevents a rare condition that may occur during a WRITE SAME command sequence that may result in incorrect data being written to the hard drive. The WRITE SAME command may be used during RAID ARRAY parity initialization.
Enhancements

Enhancements/New Features:

  • The firmware component installer can now install the drive firmware successfully when the new HP ProLiant Smart Array HPCISSS3 Controller Driver (hpcisss3.sys) is running on the system being updated.
  • Added support for UEFI (Universal Extensible Firmware Interface) based servers.
Enhancements/New Features for HPD6 (B): 
  • Updated the flash engine to standardize logging across all SAS drive components.
  • Enhanced logging capability to improve the details provided in the component log file.

Version:HPD6 (9 Sep 2014)
Fixes

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

  • Online firmware flashing of drives attached to an HP Smart Array controller running in Zero Memory (ZM) mode or an HP ProLiant host bus adapter (HBA) is NOT supported. Only offline firmware flashing of drives is supported for these configurations.
  • Online drive firmware update available for Smart Array Controllers configured in systems running supported Linux and Microsoft Windows environments. All other OSes would require an offline update using the SPP and HP SUM.

 


Problems Fixed:

  • This firmware prevents a rare condition that may occur during a WRITE SAME command sequence that may result in incorrect data being written to the hard drive. The WRITE SAME command may be used during RAID ARRAY parity initialization.
Enhancements

Enhancements/New Features:

  • The firmware component installer can now install the drive firmware successfully when the new HP ProLiant Smart Array HPCISSS3 Controller Driver (hpcisss3.sys) is running on the system being updated.

Type: Firmware - SAS Storage Disk
Version: HPD9(24 Oct 2016)
Operating System(s):
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Essentials
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2016

Description

This x64 Smart Component provides firmware for the following drive models:EF0300FARMU, EF0450FARMV, EF0600FARNA

Enhancements

Enhancements/New Features:

  • Added support for Microsoft Windows Server 2016.

Installation Instructions

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

d2a4e87ff6e6ef858afc00e40ef0078371146417aa8de4311f6f8f46425e1c4d cp030805.exe
16cb899c69c2cfe0cde5ce91ffe86c9fc9332e530a6fc7a34beee9824f6740c2 cp030805.md5

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot may be required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:

To update firmware from Windows operating system on target server:

  • Place the Smart Component in a temporary directory.
  • Double-click on the Smart Component.
  • Follow the directions given by the Smart Component.
  • Reboot your system if you would like the update to take effect immediately.

To use HP Smart Update Manager from the HPE Service Pack for ProLiant:

  • Place the desired firmware to be updated in the directory, \<HPE SPP root folder>\hp\swpackages.
  • Run launch_hpsum.bat which is found in the root folder of the SPP.

Release Notes

End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1
Hewlett-Packard End User License Agreement


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

  • Online firmware flashing of drives attached to an HP Smart Array controller running in Zero Memory (ZM) mode or an HP ProLiant host bus adapter (HBA) is NOT supported. Only offline firmware flashing of drives is supported for these configurations.
  • Online drive firmware update available for Smart Array Controllers configured in systems running supported Linux and Microsoft Windows environments. All other OSes would require an offline update using the SPP and HP SUM.

Notes:

Deliverable Name:
       Online ROM Flash Component for Windows (x64) - EF0300FARMU, EF0450FARMV, and EF0600FARNA drives

Release Version and/or Date:
     HPD9

Last Recommended or Critical Version:
     HPD9

Previous Version of Firmware:
      HPD6

Firmware Dependency:    
     None

Enhancements/New Features:

  • Added support for Microsoft Windows Server 2016.

Problems Fixed:

  • This firmware contains a change which prevents an incorrect reassign status of a repaired sector from being logged.

Known Issues:
      None


Fixes

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

  • Online firmware flashing of drives attached to an HP Smart Array controller running in Zero Memory (ZM) mode or an HP ProLiant host bus adapter (HBA) is NOT supported. Only offline firmware flashing of drives is supported for these configurations.
  • Online drive firmware update available for Smart Array Controllers configured in systems running supported Linux and Microsoft Windows environments. All other OSes would require an offline update using the SPP and HP SUM.

Problems Fixed:

  • This firmware contains a change which prevents an incorrect reassign status of a repaired sector from being logged.

Revision History

Version:HPD9 (24 Oct 2016)
Fixes

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

  • Online firmware flashing of drives attached to an HP Smart Array controller running in Zero Memory (ZM) mode or an HP ProLiant host bus adapter (HBA) is NOT supported. Only offline firmware flashing of drives is supported for these configurations.
  • Online drive firmware update available for Smart Array Controllers configured in systems running supported Linux and Microsoft Windows environments. All other OSes would require an offline update using the SPP and HP SUM.

Problems Fixed:

  • This firmware contains a change which prevents an incorrect reassign status of a repaired sector from being logged.
Enhancements

Enhancements/New Features:

  • Added support for Microsoft Windows Server 2016.

Version:HPD6(C) (1 Apr 2016)
Fixes

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

  • Online firmware flashing of drives attached to an HPE Smart Array controller running in Zero Memory (ZM) mode or an HPE ProLiant host bus adapter (HBA) is NOT supported. Only offline firmware flashing of drives is supported for these configurations.
  • Online drive firmware update available for Smart Array Controllers configured in systems running supported Linux, Microsoft Windows, and VMware environments. All other OSes would require an offline update using the SPP and HP SUM.
  • Customers who already installed firmware version HPD6 do not need to update to HPD6 (C).

Problems Fixed:

  • This firmware prevents a rare condition that may occur during a WRITE SAME command sequence that may result in incorrect data being written to the hard drive. The WRITE SAME command may be used during RAID ARRAY parity initialization.

Problems Fixed for HPD6 (C):

  • The component would fail to flash drive firmware on a server with a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) enabled when using the /tpmbypass switch.
Enhancements

Enhancements/New Features:

  • The firmware component installer can now install the drive firmware successfully when the new HP ProLiant Smart Array HPCISSS3 Controller Driver (hpcisss3.sys) is running on the system being updated.
  • Added support for UEFI (Universal Extensible Firmware Interface) based servers.
Enhancements/New Features for HPD6 (B): 
  • Updated the flash engine to standardize logging across all SAS drive components.
  • Enhanced logging capability to improve the details provided in the component log file.

Version:HPD6(B) (30 Mar 2015)
Fixes

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

  • Online firmware flashing of drives attached to an HP Smart Array controller running in Zero Memory (ZM) mode or an HP ProLiant host bus adapter (HBA) is NOT supported. Only offline firmware flashing of drives is supported for these configurations.
  • Online drive firmware update available for Smart Array Controllers configured in systems running supported Linux, Microsoft Windows, and VMware environments. All other OSes would require an offline update using the SPP and HP SUM.
  • Customers who already installed firmware version HPD6 do not need to update to HPD6 (B).

Problems Fixed:

  • This firmware prevents a rare condition that may occur during a WRITE SAME command sequence that may result in incorrect data being written to the hard drive. The WRITE SAME command may be used during RAID ARRAY parity initialization.
Enhancements

Enhancements/New Features:

  • The firmware component installer can now install the drive firmware successfully when the new HP ProLiant Smart Array HPCISSS3 Controller Driver (hpcisss3.sys) is running on the system being updated.
  • Added support for UEFI (Universal Extensible Firmware Interface) based servers.
Enhancements/New Features for HPD6 (B): 
  • Updated the flash engine to standardize logging across all SAS drive components.
  • Enhanced logging capability to improve the details provided in the component log file.

Version:HPD6 (9 Sep 2014)
Fixes

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

  • Online firmware flashing of drives attached to an HP Smart Array controller running in Zero Memory (ZM) mode or an HP ProLiant host bus adapter (HBA) is NOT supported. Only offline firmware flashing of drives is supported for these configurations.
  • Online drive firmware update available for Smart Array Controllers configured in systems running supported Linux and Microsoft Windows environments. All other OSes would require an offline update using the SPP and HP SUM.

 


Problems Fixed:

  • This firmware prevents a rare condition that may occur during a WRITE SAME command sequence that may result in incorrect data being written to the hard drive. The WRITE SAME command may be used during RAID ARRAY parity initialization.
Enhancements

Enhancements/New Features:

  • The firmware component installer can now install the drive firmware successfully when the new HP ProLiant Smart Array HPCISSS3 Controller Driver (hpcisss3.sys) is running on the system being updated.

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