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* RECOMMENDED * HP StorageWorks P2000/MSA2000 146GB,300GB 10K SAS 6G SFF Hard Drive (DG0146FARVU, DG0300FARVV) Firmware

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Type: Firmware - SAS Storage Disk
Version: HPD5(27 Sep 2010)
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
Multi-part download
File name: HP_DG0146FARVU_HPD5.fla (929 KB)
File name: HP_DG0300FARVV_HPD5.fla (929 KB)
The firmware available in this download is specifically packaged for flashing the SFF hard drive models DG0146FARVU(146GB 10K SAS 6G) and DG0300FARVV(300GB 10K SAS 6G) when configured in HP StorageWorks P2000 G3 MSA and MSA2000 G2 storage arrays. Please DO NOT use this package for flashing the drives if they are in any other configurations including MSA2000 G1 array configurations.

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

Use this firmware to flash supported drives in P2000 G3 MSA and MSA2000 G2 configurations ONLY.

Do not use this firmware to flash the drives if the drives are in any other configurations.


Initial release of specially packaged firmware for use in P2000 G3 MSA and MSA2000 G2 configurations ONLY.

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, HPE recommends verifying your results with the following SHA-256 Checksum values:

ed0fccb2e14a107ea9e9d4086fdeca6c13bbee9b5cfd1e653f1ed2b971383c89 HP_DG0300FARVV_HPD5.fla
510a014086dd7b9fd8d45c732f876cc761ff48272cbddf9b3da76bc02f2b5768 HP_DG0146FARVU_HPD5.fla

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


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. Enter one of the following commands:

    • To update all drives of the type that the firmware applies to, enter: put <firmware-file> disk flash.
    • 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 - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.

Use this firmware to flash supported drives in P2000 G3 MSA and MSA2000 G2 configurations ONLY.

Do not use this firmware to flash the drives if the drives are in any other configurations.


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:
The Product Release Notes are located at https://downloads.hpe.com/pub/softlib2/software1/pubsw-linux/p2040426092/v61283/579166-003_HDD_relnotes.htm


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


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:HPDG (24 Oct 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.

Version:HPDC (29 Nov 2011)
Fixes

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


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:HPD8 (15 Sep 2011)
Enhancements

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


Decreases the number of command timeouts caused by error recovery by improving drive background data checking algorithms, particularly in high usage environments.


Version:HPD6 (18 Oct 2010)
Fixes

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


  • Corrects a data transfer issue during write cache enabled operations.
  • Extends watchdog timers to resolve possible dropped data frames.

Version:HPD5 (27 Sep 2010)
Enhancements

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

Use this firmware to flash supported drives in P2000 G3 MSA and MSA2000 G2 configurations ONLY.

Do not use this firmware to flash the drives if the drives are in any other configurations.


Initial release of specially packaged firmware for use in P2000 G3 MSA and MSA2000 G2 configurations ONLY.


Type: Firmware - SAS Storage Disk
Version: HPD5(27 Sep 2010)
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 the SFF hard drive models DG0146FARVU(146GB 10K SAS 6G) and DG0300FARVV(300GB 10K SAS 6G) when configured in HP StorageWorks P2000 G3 MSA and MSA2000 G2 storage arrays. Please DO NOT use this package for flashing the drives if they are in any other configurations including MSA2000 G1 array configurations.

Enhancements

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

Use this firmware to flash supported drives in P2000 G3 MSA and MSA2000 G2 configurations ONLY.

Do not use this firmware to flash the drives if the drives are in any other configurations.


Initial release of specially packaged firmware for use in P2000 G3 MSA and MSA2000 G2 configurations ONLY.

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, HPE recommends verifying your results with the following SHA-256 Checksum values:

ed0fccb2e14a107ea9e9d4086fdeca6c13bbee9b5cfd1e653f1ed2b971383c89 HP_DG0300FARVV_HPD5.fla
510a014086dd7b9fd8d45c732f876cc761ff48272cbddf9b3da76bc02f2b5768 HP_DG0146FARVU_HPD5.fla

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


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. Enter one of the following commands:

    • To update all drives of the type that the firmware applies to, enter: put <firmware-file> disk flash.
    • 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 - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.

Use this firmware to flash supported drives in P2000 G3 MSA and MSA2000 G2 configurations ONLY.

Do not use this firmware to flash the drives if the drives are in any other configurations.


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:
The Product Release Notes are located at https://downloads.hpe.com/pub/softlib2/software1/pubsw-linux/p2040426092/v61283/579166-003_HDD_relnotes.htm


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


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:HPDG (24 Oct 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.

Version:HPDC (29 Nov 2011)
Fixes

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


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:HPD8 (15 Sep 2011)
Enhancements

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


Decreases the number of command timeouts caused by error recovery by improving drive background data checking algorithms, particularly in high usage environments.


Version:HPD6 (18 Oct 2010)
Fixes

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


  • Corrects a data transfer issue during write cache enabled operations.
  • Extends watchdog timers to resolve possible dropped data frames.

Version:HPD5 (27 Sep 2010)
Enhancements

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

Use this firmware to flash supported drives in P2000 G3 MSA and MSA2000 G2 configurations ONLY.

Do not use this firmware to flash the drives if the drives are in any other configurations.


Initial release of specially packaged firmware for use in P2000 G3 MSA and MSA2000 G2 configurations ONLY.


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