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** CRITICAL ** Online HDD/SSD Flash Component for Linux (x64) - EK0800JVYPN, EO1600JVYPP, MK0800JVYPQ and MO1600JVYPR Drives

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Type: Firmware - SAS Storage Disk
Version: HPD7(19 Mar 2020)
Operating System(s): Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Server (x86-64)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Server
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Server
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (AMD64/EM64T)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15
Multi-part download
File name: firmware-hdd-481c8ea9a7-HPD7-1.1.x86_64.compsig (2.1 KB)
File name: firmware-hdd-481c8ea9a7-HPD7-1.1.x86_64.rpm (4.8 MB)
This Smart Component provides firmware for the following drive models: EK0800JVYPN, EO1600JVYPP, MK0800JVYPQ and MO1600JVYPR Drives

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

61a987df1a232214542e53bc8112622dba5dfd758ea80673756450f4a6ade48e rpm/RPMS/x86_64/firmware-hdd-481c8ea9a7-HPD7-1.1.x86_64.compsig
d775eafe794e0041f244c03a164725ab62a628e30935df2ff8346450fccfe970 rpm/RPMS/x86_64/firmware-hdd-481c8ea9a7-HPD7-1.1.x86_64.rpm

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


Installation:

To update firmware from Linux operating system on target server:

Updating firmware by installing the rpm:

  • Install the firmware rpm using the command:  rpm -ivh <rpm_filename>.  This extracts the contents of the rpm to the '/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu' location.
  • The CP<nnnnnn>.scexe script is located in the 'scexe-compat' folder. The actual name of the 'firmware-hdd-<xxxxxxxxxx>-*' folder is based on the version of the rpm installed in the first step above.  
  • To install firmware, you can execute ONE of the following commands:
    • ./CP<nnnnnn>.scexe in the '/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/scexe-compat' location (OR)
    • ./setup in the '/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/firmware-hdd-<xxxxxxxxxx>-*' location
  • The results of the firmware upgrade are saved to the Component.log file, located in the /var/cpq/ directory.
  • To uninstall the rpm, run the command: rpm -e <rpm_package_name>, which is the rpm filename without the '.rpm' extension.

Updating firmware without installing the rpm:

  • Extract the contents of the rpm using the command: rpm2cpio <rpm_filename>.rpm | cpio -id.  This extracts the contents of the rpm to 'usr' folder in the current directory.
  • Navigate to the 'usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/firmware-hdd-<xxxxxxxxxx>-*' location and run ./setup to update the firmware. The actual name of the 'firmware-hdd-<xxxxxxxxxx>-*' folder is based on the version of the rpm installed in the step above.
  • The results of the firmware upgrade are saved to the Component.log file, located in the /var/cpq/ directory.

Additional Information:

Installing the firmware rpm package (rpm -ivh) does not update the firmware.  It merely extracts the rpm content to the local system. Updating the firmware on the local system requires following the above outlined steps.

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

Offline:

  • Place the Service Pack for ProLiant on a USB key using the USB Key Utility for Windows.
  • Place the desired firmware to be updated in the directory, /packages on the USB key.
  • Boot from the newly created Service Pack for Proliant USB key.
  • Follow Smart Update Manager steps to complete firmware update.

Online:

  • Login as root. (You must be root in order to apply the ROM update.)
  • Place the desired firmware to be updated in the directory, /packages.
  • Run launch_sum.sh script which is found in the root of the ISO.

Follow the instructions on the screen.


End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1


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 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 HDD/SSD Flash Component for Linux (x64) - EK0800JVYPN, EO1600JVYPP, MK0800JVYPQ and MO1600JVYPR Drives

Release Version and/or Date:
     
HPD7

Last Recommended or Critical Version:
     HPD7

Previous Version of Firmware:
     None

Firmware Dependency:  
     None  

Enhancements/New Features :

     None

Problems Fixed:

  • The issue affects SSDs with an HPE firmware version prior to HPD7 that results in SSD failure at 40,000 hours of operation (i.e., 4 years, 205 days 16 hours), neither the SSD nor the data can be recovered, after the SSD failure occurs.
  • In addition, SSDs which were put into service at the same time will likely fail nearly simultaneously.
  • For more information, refer to HPE Customer Advisory at the following URL: https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-a00097382en_us.

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 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.

  • The issue affects SSDs with an HPE firmware version prior to HPD7 that results in SSD failure at 40,000 hours of operation (i.e., 4 years, 205 days 16 hours), neither the SSD nor the data can be recovered, after the SSD failure occurs.
  • In addition, SSDs which were put into service at the same time will likely fail nearly simultaneously.
  • For more information, refer to HPE Customer Advisory at the following URL: https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-a00097382en_us.
Version:HPD7 (19 Mar 2020)
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 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.

  • The issue affects SSDs with an HPE firmware version prior to HPD7 that results in SSD failure at 40,000 hours of operation (i.e., 4 years, 205 days 16 hours), neither the SSD nor the data can be recovered, after the SSD failure occurs.
  • In addition, SSDs which were put into service at the same time will likely fail nearly simultaneously.
  • For more information, refer to HPE Customer Advisory at the following URL: https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-a00097382en_us.

Type: Firmware - SAS Storage Disk
Version: HPD7(19 Mar 2020)
Operating System(s):
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Server (x86-64)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Server
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Server
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (AMD64/EM64T)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15

Description

This Smart Component provides firmware for the following drive models: EK0800JVYPN, EO1600JVYPP, MK0800JVYPQ and MO1600JVYPR Drives

Installation Instructions

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

61a987df1a232214542e53bc8112622dba5dfd758ea80673756450f4a6ade48e rpm/RPMS/x86_64/firmware-hdd-481c8ea9a7-HPD7-1.1.x86_64.compsig
d775eafe794e0041f244c03a164725ab62a628e30935df2ff8346450fccfe970 rpm/RPMS/x86_64/firmware-hdd-481c8ea9a7-HPD7-1.1.x86_64.rpm

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


Installation:

To update firmware from Linux operating system on target server:

Updating firmware by installing the rpm:

  • Install the firmware rpm using the command:  rpm -ivh <rpm_filename>.  This extracts the contents of the rpm to the '/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu' location.
  • The CP<nnnnnn>.scexe script is located in the 'scexe-compat' folder. The actual name of the 'firmware-hdd-<xxxxxxxxxx>-*' folder is based on the version of the rpm installed in the first step above.  
  • To install firmware, you can execute ONE of the following commands:
    • ./CP<nnnnnn>.scexe in the '/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/scexe-compat' location (OR)
    • ./setup in the '/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/firmware-hdd-<xxxxxxxxxx>-*' location
  • The results of the firmware upgrade are saved to the Component.log file, located in the /var/cpq/ directory.
  • To uninstall the rpm, run the command: rpm -e <rpm_package_name>, which is the rpm filename without the '.rpm' extension.

Updating firmware without installing the rpm:

  • Extract the contents of the rpm using the command: rpm2cpio <rpm_filename>.rpm | cpio -id.  This extracts the contents of the rpm to 'usr' folder in the current directory.
  • Navigate to the 'usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/firmware-hdd-<xxxxxxxxxx>-*' location and run ./setup to update the firmware. The actual name of the 'firmware-hdd-<xxxxxxxxxx>-*' folder is based on the version of the rpm installed in the step above.
  • The results of the firmware upgrade are saved to the Component.log file, located in the /var/cpq/ directory.

Additional Information:

Installing the firmware rpm package (rpm -ivh) does not update the firmware.  It merely extracts the rpm content to the local system. Updating the firmware on the local system requires following the above outlined steps.

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

Offline:

  • Place the Service Pack for ProLiant on a USB key using the USB Key Utility for Windows.
  • Place the desired firmware to be updated in the directory, /packages on the USB key.
  • Boot from the newly created Service Pack for Proliant USB key.
  • Follow Smart Update Manager steps to complete firmware update.

Online:

  • Login as root. (You must be root in order to apply the ROM update.)
  • Place the desired firmware to be updated in the directory, /packages.
  • Run launch_sum.sh script which is found in the root of the ISO.

Follow the instructions on the screen.


Release Notes

End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1


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 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 HDD/SSD Flash Component for Linux (x64) - EK0800JVYPN, EO1600JVYPP, MK0800JVYPQ and MO1600JVYPR Drives

Release Version and/or Date:
     
HPD7

Last Recommended or Critical Version:
     HPD7

Previous Version of Firmware:
     None

Firmware Dependency:  
     None  

Enhancements/New Features :

     None

Problems Fixed:

  • The issue affects SSDs with an HPE firmware version prior to HPD7 that results in SSD failure at 40,000 hours of operation (i.e., 4 years, 205 days 16 hours), neither the SSD nor the data can be recovered, after the SSD failure occurs.
  • In addition, SSDs which were put into service at the same time will likely fail nearly simultaneously.
  • For more information, refer to HPE Customer Advisory at the following URL: https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-a00097382en_us.

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 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.

  • The issue affects SSDs with an HPE firmware version prior to HPD7 that results in SSD failure at 40,000 hours of operation (i.e., 4 years, 205 days 16 hours), neither the SSD nor the data can be recovered, after the SSD failure occurs.
  • In addition, SSDs which were put into service at the same time will likely fail nearly simultaneously.
  • For more information, refer to HPE Customer Advisory at the following URL: https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-a00097382en_us.

Revision History

Version:HPD7 (19 Mar 2020)
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 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.

  • The issue affects SSDs with an HPE firmware version prior to HPD7 that results in SSD failure at 40,000 hours of operation (i.e., 4 years, 205 days 16 hours), neither the SSD nor the data can be recovered, after the SSD failure occurs.
  • In addition, SSDs which were put into service at the same time will likely fail nearly simultaneously.
  • For more information, refer to HPE Customer Advisory at the following URL: https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-a00097382en_us.

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