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* RECOMMENDED * HP P2000/MSA2000 300GB, 450GB, 600GB SAS 6G SFF Hard Drive (EG0300FBDSP, EG0450FBDSQ, EG0600FBDSR) Firmware

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Type: Firmware - SAS Storage Disk
Version: HPD4(18 May 2012)
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)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Server (x86)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 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 4.1
VMware ESX/ESXi Server 3.5
VMware ESXi 5.0
Multi-part download
File name: HP_EG0600FBDSR_HPD4.fla (831 KB)
File name: HP_EG0300FBDSP_HPD4.fla (831 KB)
File name: HP_EG0450FBDSQ_HPD4.fla (831 KB)
The firmware available in this download is specifically packaged for flashing the SFF hard drive models EG0300FBDSP (300GB 10K 6G SAS), EG0450FBDSQ (450GB 10K 6G SAS) and EG0600FBDSR (600GB 10K 6G SAS) when configured in HP 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.

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, HP recommends verifying your results with the following MD5 Checksum values:

bad97f964225fdef5ad6f555781def95 HP_EG0450FBDSQ_HPD4.fla
f122cbd716f500558d19ae9d34e08f52 HP_EG0600FBDSR_HPD4.fla
cdb705ca9b652721043d597711aaec88 HP_EG0300FBDSP_HPD4.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.

NOTE: Some drive FW requires a power cycle to upgrade.  If the FW version does not update in the SMU display, power cycle the entire array following the process in the HP P2000 G3 User Guide

Installation instructions using FTP

  1. Place the downloaded firmware package in a temporary directory.
  2. Locate the firmware file in the extracted folder.
  3. 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.
       
  4. Stop all I/O to vdisks before starting the firmware update.
  5. 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: put <firmware-file> disk:enclosure-ID>:slot-number

  6. Repeat these steps to load the firmware on additional drives.
  7. Quit the FTP session.
  8. In the SMU display, verify that the proper firmware version appears for each module.

Note: Some drive FW requires a power cycle to upgrade.  If the FW version does not update in the SMU display, power cycle the entire array following the process in the HP P2000 G3 User Guide


End User License Agreements:
Hewlett-Packard End User License Agreement


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


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:

Deliverable Name:
      HP P2000/MSA2000 300GB, 450GB, 600GB SAS 6G SFF Hard Drive (EG0300FBDSP, EG0450FBDSQ, EG0600FBDSR) Firmware

Release Version and/or Date:
      HPD4
 
Previous Version of Firmware:
      HPD2

Enhancements/New Features:
    None

Problems Fixed:
    
    
Firmware version HPD4 corrects the maximum temperature reported for the hard drives recommended operating temperatures. Improperly reported values might cause ProLiant system fans to operate at incorrect speeds.

Known Issues:
     None


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 - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Problems Fixed:

  • Firmware version HPD4 corrects the maximum temperature reported for the hard drives recommended operating temperatures. Improperly reported values might cause ProLiant system fans to operate at incorrect speeds.
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:HPD6 (14 Nov 2013)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • This firmware reduces the possibility of the controller and drive not properly negotiating link signaling, resulting in the controller not being able to identify a drive attached to particular port/slot during system boot up. 
  • This firmware improves signal quality between the drive and the controller.

Version:HPD4 (18 May 2012)
Fixes

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


Problems Fixed:

  • Firmware version HPD4 corrects the maximum temperature reported for the hard drives recommended operating temperatures. Improperly reported values might cause ProLiant system fans to operate at incorrect speeds.

Version:HPD2 (14 Sep 2011)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


No functional changes.  Change is related to manufacturing process only.


Type: Firmware - SAS Storage Disk
Version: HPD4(18 May 2012)
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)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Server (x86)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 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 4.1
VMware ESX/ESXi Server 3.5
VMware ESXi 5.0

Description

The firmware available in this download is specifically packaged for flashing the SFF hard drive models EG0300FBDSP (300GB 10K 6G SAS), EG0450FBDSQ (450GB 10K 6G SAS) and EG0600FBDSR (600GB 10K 6G SAS) when configured in HP 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.

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, HP recommends verifying your results with the following MD5 Checksum values:

bad97f964225fdef5ad6f555781def95 HP_EG0450FBDSQ_HPD4.fla
f122cbd716f500558d19ae9d34e08f52 HP_EG0600FBDSR_HPD4.fla
cdb705ca9b652721043d597711aaec88 HP_EG0300FBDSP_HPD4.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.

NOTE: Some drive FW requires a power cycle to upgrade.  If the FW version does not update in the SMU display, power cycle the entire array following the process in the HP P2000 G3 User Guide

Installation instructions using FTP

  1. Place the downloaded firmware package in a temporary directory.
  2. Locate the firmware file in the extracted folder.
  3. 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.
       
  4. Stop all I/O to vdisks before starting the firmware update.
  5. 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: put <firmware-file> disk:enclosure-ID>:slot-number

  6. Repeat these steps to load the firmware on additional drives.
  7. Quit the FTP session.
  8. In the SMU display, verify that the proper firmware version appears for each module.

Note: Some drive FW requires a power cycle to upgrade.  If the FW version does not update in the SMU display, power cycle the entire array following the process in the HP P2000 G3 User Guide


Release Notes

End User License Agreements:
Hewlett-Packard End User License Agreement


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


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:

Deliverable Name:
      HP P2000/MSA2000 300GB, 450GB, 600GB SAS 6G SFF Hard Drive (EG0300FBDSP, EG0450FBDSQ, EG0600FBDSR) Firmware

Release Version and/or Date:
      HPD4
 
Previous Version of Firmware:
      HPD2

Enhancements/New Features:
    None

Problems Fixed:
    
    
Firmware version HPD4 corrects the maximum temperature reported for the hard drives recommended operating temperatures. Improperly reported values might cause ProLiant system fans to operate at incorrect speeds.

Known Issues:
     None


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 - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Problems Fixed:

  • Firmware version HPD4 corrects the maximum temperature reported for the hard drives recommended operating temperatures. Improperly reported values might cause ProLiant system fans to operate at incorrect speeds.

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:HPD6 (14 Nov 2013)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • This firmware reduces the possibility of the controller and drive not properly negotiating link signaling, resulting in the controller not being able to identify a drive attached to particular port/slot during system boot up. 
  • This firmware improves signal quality between the drive and the controller.

Version:HPD4 (18 May 2012)
Fixes

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


Problems Fixed:

  • Firmware version HPD4 corrects the maximum temperature reported for the hard drives recommended operating temperatures. Improperly reported values might cause ProLiant system fans to operate at incorrect speeds.

Version:HPD2 (14 Sep 2011)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


No functional changes.  Change is related to manufacturing process only.


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