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** CRITICAL ** Online ROM Flash Component for Windows (x64) - MR000240GWFLU, MR000480GWFLV, VR000480GWFMD, MR000960GWFMA, VR000960GWFME, MR001920GWFMB, and VR001920GWFMC Drives

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Note:  Some software requires a valid warranty, current Hewlett Packard Enterprise support contract, or a license fee.

Type: Firmware - SATA Storage Disk
Version: HPG6(13 Oct 2017)
Operating System(s): Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Essentials
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Multi-part download
File name: cp033467.compsig (2.1 KB)
File name: cp033467.exe (4.4 MB)
File name: cp033467.md5 (48 Bytes)
This x64 Smart Component provides firmware for the following drive models:MR000240GWFLU, MR000480GWFLV, VR000480GWFMD, MR000960GWFMA, VR000960GWFME, MR001920GWFMB, and VR001920GWFMC Drives

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

c66496050a6c53d047383ff68f9780664e4733778ed6d3c4fe28a703966de178 cp033467.md5
b4b6535f0bb103dccca3e496b15f4af3ca9150317ba7ed67c65699855b2a9b15 cp033467.exe
bc4ec460d2b059601878ea4f9d9b28ebfcdf8301b187c31e85e402f1976f0e00 cp033467.compsig

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 Smart Update Manager from the Service Pack for ProLiant:

  • Place the desired firmware to be updated in the directory, \<SPP root folder>\packages.
  • Run launch_sum.bat script which is found in the root folder of the SPP.
  • Follow the instructions on the screen.

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


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

  • Online firmware flashing of drives attached to a Smart Array controller running in Zero Memory (ZM) mode or a 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 Service Pack for ProLiant and Smart Update Manager.

Notes:

Deliverable Name:
  Online ROM Flash Component for Windows  (x64) - MR000240GWFLU, MR000480GWFLV, VR000480GWFMD, MR000960GWFMA, VR000960GWFME, MR001920GWFMB, and VR001920GWFMC Drives

Release Version and/or Date:
      
HPG6

Last Recommended or Critical Version:
      
HPG6

Previous Version of Firmware:
      HPG4

Firmware Dependency:
     None

Enhancements/New Features:
     None

Problems Fixed:

  • Firmware improves a NAND threshold level to strengthen differentiation of NAND states to mitigate excessive reallocation of NAND Blocks (Grown Bad Blocks). For important information about this resolved issue, refer to HPE Customer Bulletin a00027721.

Known Issues:
     None


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

  • Online firmware flashing of drives attached to a Smart Array controller running in Zero Memory (ZM) mode or a 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 Service Pack for ProLiant and Smart Update Manager.

Problems Fixed:

  • Firmware improves a NAND threshold level to strengthen differentiation of NAND states to mitigate excessive reallocation of NAND Blocks (Grown Bad Blocks). For important information about this resolved issue, refer to HPE Customer Bulletin a00027721.

Version:HPG6 (13 Oct 2017)
Fixes

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

  • Online firmware flashing of drives attached to a Smart Array controller running in Zero Memory (ZM) mode or a 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 Service Pack for ProLiant and Smart Update Manager.

Problems Fixed:

  • Firmware improves a NAND threshold level to strengthen differentiation of NAND states to mitigate excessive reallocation of NAND Blocks (Grown Bad Blocks). For important information about this resolved issue, refer to HPE Customer Bulletin a00027721.


Version:HPG4 (25 Sep 2017)
Enhancements

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

  • Online firmware flashing of drives attached to a Smart Array controller running in Zero Memory (ZM) mode or a 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 Service Pack for Proliant and Smart Update Manager.

Enhancements/New Features:

  • Production signing keys applied to code.
  • Enhanced code to meet signal specification for the TX differential voltage and de-emphasis level.

Type: Firmware - SATA Storage Disk
Version: HPG6(13 Oct 2017)
Operating System(s):
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:MR000240GWFLU, MR000480GWFLV, VR000480GWFMD, MR000960GWFMA, VR000960GWFME, MR001920GWFMB, and VR001920GWFMC Drives

Installation Instructions

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

c66496050a6c53d047383ff68f9780664e4733778ed6d3c4fe28a703966de178 cp033467.md5
b4b6535f0bb103dccca3e496b15f4af3ca9150317ba7ed67c65699855b2a9b15 cp033467.exe
bc4ec460d2b059601878ea4f9d9b28ebfcdf8301b187c31e85e402f1976f0e00 cp033467.compsig

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 Smart Update Manager from the Service Pack for ProLiant:

  • Place the desired firmware to be updated in the directory, \<SPP root folder>\packages.
  • Run launch_sum.bat script which is found in the root folder of the SPP.
  • Follow the instructions on the screen.

Release Notes

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


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

  • Online firmware flashing of drives attached to a Smart Array controller running in Zero Memory (ZM) mode or a 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 Service Pack for ProLiant and Smart Update Manager.

Notes:

Deliverable Name:
  Online ROM Flash Component for Windows  (x64) - MR000240GWFLU, MR000480GWFLV, VR000480GWFMD, MR000960GWFMA, VR000960GWFME, MR001920GWFMB, and VR001920GWFMC Drives

Release Version and/or Date:
      
HPG6

Last Recommended or Critical Version:
      
HPG6

Previous Version of Firmware:
      HPG4

Firmware Dependency:
     None

Enhancements/New Features:
     None

Problems Fixed:

  • Firmware improves a NAND threshold level to strengthen differentiation of NAND states to mitigate excessive reallocation of NAND Blocks (Grown Bad Blocks). For important information about this resolved issue, refer to HPE Customer Bulletin a00027721.

Known Issues:
     None


Fixes

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

  • Online firmware flashing of drives attached to a Smart Array controller running in Zero Memory (ZM) mode or a 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 Service Pack for ProLiant and Smart Update Manager.

Problems Fixed:

  • Firmware improves a NAND threshold level to strengthen differentiation of NAND states to mitigate excessive reallocation of NAND Blocks (Grown Bad Blocks). For important information about this resolved issue, refer to HPE Customer Bulletin a00027721.

Revision History

Version:HPG6 (13 Oct 2017)
Fixes

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

  • Online firmware flashing of drives attached to a Smart Array controller running in Zero Memory (ZM) mode or a 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 Service Pack for ProLiant and Smart Update Manager.

Problems Fixed:

  • Firmware improves a NAND threshold level to strengthen differentiation of NAND states to mitigate excessive reallocation of NAND Blocks (Grown Bad Blocks). For important information about this resolved issue, refer to HPE Customer Bulletin a00027721.


Version:HPG4 (25 Sep 2017)
Enhancements

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

  • Online firmware flashing of drives attached to a Smart Array controller running in Zero Memory (ZM) mode or a 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 Service Pack for Proliant and Smart Update Manager.

Enhancements/New Features:

  • Production signing keys applied to code.
  • Enhanced code to meet signal specification for the TX differential voltage and de-emphasis level.