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* RECOMMENDED * Firmware Flash Component for Linux - HP StorageWorks P2000/MSA2000 72GB,146GB 15K SAS 6G SFF Hard Drive (EH0072FARUA, EH0146FARUB)

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Type: Firmware - SAS Storage Disk
Version: HPD3(21 Jul 2010)
Operating System(s): Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (AMD64/EM64T)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (Itanium)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (x86)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server (Itanium)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server (x86)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server (x86-64)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (AMD64/EM64T)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (Itanium)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (x86)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (AMD64/EM64T)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (Itanium)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (x86)
File name: CP012548.scexe (4.7 MB)
This Linux Smart Component contains a firmware update for the hard drive models EH0072FARUA (72GB 15K SAS 6G) and EH0146FARUB (146GB 15K SAS 6G) in HP StorageWorks P2000 G3 MSA and MSA2000 G2 configurations.

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


Initial release with support for HP StorageWorks MSA2000 G2 and P2000 G3 MSA products

Prerequisites:

CAUTION: Updating the firmware of disk drives in a virtual disk risks the loss of data and causes the drives to be temporarily inaccessible.

IMPORTANT: Ensure that no other user is performing administrative functions on the P2000/MSA2000 storage system

NOTE: Disk drive upgrades on the HP StorageWorks P2000/MSA2000 is an offline process. All host and array I/O must be stopped prior to the upgrade. For more information, see the HP StorageWorks 2000 Family Modular Storage Array reference guide.

IMPORTANT: Please refer to the release notes for special considerations regarding the pre-install conditions for flashing hard drives in P2000/MSA2000 configurations.


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

3d6e4b49a0d27f37f944d26ba809ec95036bafdf9e24ea36edf6eb4370b76ed1 CP012548.scexe

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


Installation:

  1. Place the downloaded firmware package in a temporary directory.

  2. Open a Linux command console.

  3. From the directory containing the downloaded file, enable execute access to this module by entering chmod +x CPxxxxxx.scexe, where CPxxxxxx.scexe represents the downloaded file.

  4. Execute the Smart Component by entering a command similar to the following: ./CPxxxxxx.scexe --target <ip_address> --user <username> --passwd <password>

  5. Follow onscreen instructions.

NOTE:
  • Use the -e or -f option when flashing a device, even if it is up to date.

  • Use the -g option when downgrading.

  • For details on supported command options, see the online help by executing the command ./CPxxxxxx.scexe or ./CPxxxxxx.scexe -h.

  • If the user name or password contains an exclamation mark (!), enclose the string in single quotes or enter a backslash (\) before the exclamation point. For example, ’!manage’ or \!manage


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


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


Important:

CAUTION: Updating the firmware of disk drives in a virtual disk risks the loss of data and causes the drives to be temporarily inaccessible.

IMPORTANT: Ensure that no other user is performing administrative functions on the P2000/MSA2000 storage system

NOTE: Disk drive upgrades on the HP StorageWorks P2000/MSA2000 is an offline process. All host and array I/O must be stopped prior to the upgrade. For more information, see the HP StorageWorks 2000 Family Modular Storage Array reference guide.

IMPORTANT: Please refer to the release notes for special considerations regarding the pre-install conditions for flashing hard drives in P2000/MSA2000 configurations.


Notes:

The Product Release Notes are located at https://downloads.hpe.com/pub/softlib2/software1/pubsw-linux/p2040426092/v62913/579166-004_RN_DriveFW.htm

Failure Considerations:

  1. Single ported drive will not be flashed if the owner controller of that drive is not accessible through network.
  2. Drives will not be flashed if the drive is in a virtual disk which is being initialized, expanded, reconstructed, verified, or scrubbed.
  3. Flash operation on any pending disks will be aborted if the currently flashed drive is in LEFTOVR state or the virtual disk containing this disk is found to be in offline or critical state. If this does occur, the vdisk can be restored to online status by changing the drive status from leftover to available and then adding the drive to the vdisk as a spare. If a global spare drive was available, it will have been used to restore the vdisk to online status.

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


CAUTION: Updating the firmware of disk drives in a virtual disk risks the loss of data and causes the drives to be temporarily inaccessible.

IMPORTANT: Ensure that no other user is performing administrative functions on the P2000/MSA2000 storage system

NOTE: Disk drive upgrades on the HP StorageWorks P2000/MSA2000 is an offline process. All host and array I/O must be stopped prior to the upgrade. For more information, see the HP StorageWorks 2000 Family Modular Storage Array reference guide.

IMPORTANT: Please refer to the release notes for special considerations regarding the pre-install conditions for flashing hard drives in P2000/MSA2000 configurations.

Version:HPD9 (21 May 2014)
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 update resolves the below issue:-

  • 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:HPD8 (18 May 2012)
Fixes

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


Problems Fixed:

  • Firmware version HPD8 now correctly reports the maximum drive recommended operating temperature.  The incorrect values reported in previous versions of the FW caused ProLiant system fans to operate at improper speeds.

Version:HPD7 (17 Aug 2011)
Enhancements

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


Initial release with support for HP StorageWorks MSA2000 G2 and P2000 G3 MSA products


Version:HPD3 (21 Jul 2010)
Enhancements

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


Initial release with support for HP StorageWorks MSA2000 G2 and P2000 G3 MSA products


Type: Firmware - SAS Storage Disk
Version: HPD3(21 Jul 2010)
Operating System(s):
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (AMD64/EM64T)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (Itanium)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (x86)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server (Itanium)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server (x86)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server (x86-64)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (AMD64/EM64T)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (Itanium)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (x86)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (AMD64/EM64T)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (Itanium)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (x86)

Description

This Linux Smart Component contains a firmware update for the hard drive models EH0072FARUA (72GB 15K SAS 6G) and EH0146FARUB (146GB 15K SAS 6G) in HP StorageWorks P2000 G3 MSA and MSA2000 G2 configurations.

Enhancements

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


Initial release with support for HP StorageWorks MSA2000 G2 and P2000 G3 MSA products

Installation Instructions

Prerequisites:

CAUTION: Updating the firmware of disk drives in a virtual disk risks the loss of data and causes the drives to be temporarily inaccessible.

IMPORTANT: Ensure that no other user is performing administrative functions on the P2000/MSA2000 storage system

NOTE: Disk drive upgrades on the HP StorageWorks P2000/MSA2000 is an offline process. All host and array I/O must be stopped prior to the upgrade. For more information, see the HP StorageWorks 2000 Family Modular Storage Array reference guide.

IMPORTANT: Please refer to the release notes for special considerations regarding the pre-install conditions for flashing hard drives in P2000/MSA2000 configurations.


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

3d6e4b49a0d27f37f944d26ba809ec95036bafdf9e24ea36edf6eb4370b76ed1 CP012548.scexe

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


Installation:

  1. Place the downloaded firmware package in a temporary directory.

  2. Open a Linux command console.

  3. From the directory containing the downloaded file, enable execute access to this module by entering chmod +x CPxxxxxx.scexe, where CPxxxxxx.scexe represents the downloaded file.

  4. Execute the Smart Component by entering a command similar to the following: ./CPxxxxxx.scexe --target <ip_address> --user <username> --passwd <password>

  5. Follow onscreen instructions.

NOTE:
  • Use the -e or -f option when flashing a device, even if it is up to date.

  • Use the -g option when downgrading.

  • For details on supported command options, see the online help by executing the command ./CPxxxxxx.scexe or ./CPxxxxxx.scexe -h.

  • If the user name or password contains an exclamation mark (!), enclose the string in single quotes or enter a backslash (\) before the exclamation point. For example, ’!manage’ or \!manage


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.


Important:

CAUTION: Updating the firmware of disk drives in a virtual disk risks the loss of data and causes the drives to be temporarily inaccessible.

IMPORTANT: Ensure that no other user is performing administrative functions on the P2000/MSA2000 storage system

NOTE: Disk drive upgrades on the HP StorageWorks P2000/MSA2000 is an offline process. All host and array I/O must be stopped prior to the upgrade. For more information, see the HP StorageWorks 2000 Family Modular Storage Array reference guide.

IMPORTANT: Please refer to the release notes for special considerations regarding the pre-install conditions for flashing hard drives in P2000/MSA2000 configurations.


Notes:

The Product Release Notes are located at https://downloads.hpe.com/pub/softlib2/software1/pubsw-linux/p2040426092/v62913/579166-004_RN_DriveFW.htm

Failure Considerations:

  1. Single ported drive will not be flashed if the owner controller of that drive is not accessible through network.
  2. Drives will not be flashed if the drive is in a virtual disk which is being initialized, expanded, reconstructed, verified, or scrubbed.
  3. Flash operation on any pending disks will be aborted if the currently flashed drive is in LEFTOVR state or the virtual disk containing this disk is found to be in offline or critical state. If this does occur, the vdisk can be restored to online status by changing the drive status from leftover to available and then adding the drive to the vdisk as a spare. If a global spare drive was available, it will have been used to restore the vdisk to online status.

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


Important

CAUTION: Updating the firmware of disk drives in a virtual disk risks the loss of data and causes the drives to be temporarily inaccessible.

IMPORTANT: Ensure that no other user is performing administrative functions on the P2000/MSA2000 storage system

NOTE: Disk drive upgrades on the HP StorageWorks P2000/MSA2000 is an offline process. All host and array I/O must be stopped prior to the upgrade. For more information, see the HP StorageWorks 2000 Family Modular Storage Array reference guide.

IMPORTANT: Please refer to the release notes for special considerations regarding the pre-install conditions for flashing hard drives in P2000/MSA2000 configurations.

Revision History

Version:HPD9 (21 May 2014)
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 update resolves the below issue:-

  • 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:HPD8 (18 May 2012)
Fixes

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


Problems Fixed:

  • Firmware version HPD8 now correctly reports the maximum drive recommended operating temperature.  The incorrect values reported in previous versions of the FW caused ProLiant system fans to operate at improper speeds.

Version:HPD7 (17 Aug 2011)
Enhancements

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


Initial release with support for HP StorageWorks MSA2000 G2 and P2000 G3 MSA products


Version:HPD3 (21 Jul 2010)
Enhancements

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


Initial release with support for HP StorageWorks MSA2000 G2 and P2000 G3 MSA products


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