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* RECOMMENDED * Firmware Flash Component for Windows - HP P2000/MSA2000 450GB 6G SAS 15K rpm LFF Dual Port Enterprise Hard Drive (ST3450857SS)

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Type: Firmware - SAS Storage Disk
Version: 0008(6 Sep 2011)
Operating System(s): 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
File name: cp015813.exe (2.6 MB)
This Windows Smart Component contains a firmware update for the LFF hard drive model ST3450857SS (450GB 15K SAS 6G) in HP StorageWorks P2000 G3 MSA and MSA2000 G2 configurations.

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 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 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, HP recommends verifying your results with this MD5 Checksum value:

e9dcf0998ed6d533084fe4be6a49fa77 cp015813.exe

Installation:

The Smart Component package is a self-extracting executable. You can execute this module from the Windows graphical user interface (GUI) or the command line console (CLI).

GUI option

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

  2. Using Windows Explorer, navigate to the directory containing the download.

  3. Double click the executable file.

  4. Follow onscreen instructions.


CLI option

Execute the Smart Component by entering the following command: CPxxxxxxx.exe /target <ip_address> /user <username> /passwd <password> /s

where:

  • ip_address is the management IP address of the array controller

  • username is the username account with management rights

  • password is the password for username

Instead of command line parameters you can use the following DOS environment variables:

  • oa_address: set this variable for the IP address of array controller

  • oa_username : set this variable for the username of array controller

  • oa_password : set this variable for the password of array controller


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 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 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 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.


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


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


This firmware update resolves the below issues:

  • During SAS 2.0 speed negotiations drive fails to see HARD RESET.
  • Drive does not acknowledge a hard reset and treats the reset as a link reset.
  • Hung Phy during disk reset test.
  • Seeks to the system cylinders dwell for a long time.
  • 04/8087/80 IOEDC error on write.

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 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 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:000B (6 Oct 2016)
Fixes

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


Following fixes were added to this version of firmware:

  • Hard resets could hang the drive
  • Unexpected power loss/port loss
  • Various issues which would cause the LED to flash
Enhancements

Following enhancement was added to this version of firmware:

  •  Improvements to command processing which improve performance in certain workloads

 


Version:0008 (A) (6 Nov 2014)
Fixes

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

Upgrade to HDD firmware 0008(A) is not necessary if HDDs are currently running 0008 firmware.
Only the Smart Component package digital certificate has been updated for version 0008(A).


Following fixes were added in 0008:

  • During SAS 2.0 speed negotiations drive fails to see HARD RESET.
  • Drive does not acknowledge a hard reset and treats the reset as a link reset.
  • Hung Phy during disk reset test.
  • Seeks to the system cylinders dwell for a long time.
  • 04/8087/80 IOEDC error on write.
Enhancements

Following enhancement were added in 0008:

  • Added Support for MSA 1040/2040 Arrays.

Version:0008 (6 Sep 2011)
Fixes

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


This firmware update resolves the below issues:

  • During SAS 2.0 speed negotiations drive fails to see HARD RESET.
  • Drive does not acknowledge a hard reset and treats the reset as a link reset.
  • Hung Phy during disk reset test.
  • Seeks to the system cylinders dwell for a long time.
  • 04/8087/80 IOEDC error on write.

Version:0006 (14 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 products


Type: Firmware - SAS Storage Disk
Version: 0008(6 Sep 2011)
Operating System(s):
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

Description

This Windows Smart Component contains a firmware update for the LFF hard drive model ST3450857SS (450GB 15K SAS 6G) in HP StorageWorks P2000 G3 MSA and MSA2000 G2 configurations.

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 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 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, HP recommends verifying your results with this MD5 Checksum value:

e9dcf0998ed6d533084fe4be6a49fa77 cp015813.exe

Installation:

The Smart Component package is a self-extracting executable. You can execute this module from the Windows graphical user interface (GUI) or the command line console (CLI).

GUI option

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

  2. Using Windows Explorer, navigate to the directory containing the download.

  3. Double click the executable file.

  4. Follow onscreen instructions.


CLI option

Execute the Smart Component by entering the following command: CPxxxxxxx.exe /target <ip_address> /user <username> /passwd <password> /s

where:

  • ip_address is the management IP address of the array controller

  • username is the username account with management rights

  • password is the password for username

Instead of command line parameters you can use the following DOS environment variables:

  • oa_address: set this variable for the IP address of array controller

  • oa_username : set this variable for the username of array controller

  • oa_password : set this variable for the password of array controller


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 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 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 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.


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


Fixes

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


This firmware update resolves the below issues:

  • During SAS 2.0 speed negotiations drive fails to see HARD RESET.
  • Drive does not acknowledge a hard reset and treats the reset as a link reset.
  • Hung Phy during disk reset test.
  • Seeks to the system cylinders dwell for a long time.
  • 04/8087/80 IOEDC error on write.

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 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 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:000B (6 Oct 2016)
Fixes

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


Following fixes were added to this version of firmware:

  • Hard resets could hang the drive
  • Unexpected power loss/port loss
  • Various issues which would cause the LED to flash
Enhancements

Following enhancement was added to this version of firmware:

  •  Improvements to command processing which improve performance in certain workloads

 


Version:0008 (A) (6 Nov 2014)
Fixes

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

Upgrade to HDD firmware 0008(A) is not necessary if HDDs are currently running 0008 firmware.
Only the Smart Component package digital certificate has been updated for version 0008(A).


Following fixes were added in 0008:

  • During SAS 2.0 speed negotiations drive fails to see HARD RESET.
  • Drive does not acknowledge a hard reset and treats the reset as a link reset.
  • Hung Phy during disk reset test.
  • Seeks to the system cylinders dwell for a long time.
  • 04/8087/80 IOEDC error on write.
Enhancements

Following enhancement were added in 0008:

  • Added Support for MSA 1040/2040 Arrays.

Version:0008 (6 Sep 2011)
Fixes

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


This firmware update resolves the below issues:

  • During SAS 2.0 speed negotiations drive fails to see HARD RESET.
  • Drive does not acknowledge a hard reset and treats the reset as a link reset.
  • Hung Phy during disk reset test.
  • Seeks to the system cylinders dwell for a long time.
  • 04/8087/80 IOEDC error on write.

Version:0006 (14 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 products


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