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

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Type: Firmware - SAS Storage Disk
Version: HPD8(18 May 2012)
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: cp016148.exe (2.5 MB)
This Windows Smart Component contains a firmware update for the hard drive models EH0072FARUA (72GB 15K 6G SAS)and EH0146FARUB (146GB 15K 6G SAS) in HP 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 Family Modular Storage Array 2000 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:

f45f8adfdc2cdc166ebebeb9a512080a cp016148.exe

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


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 Family Modular Storage Array 2000 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:

Deliverable Name:
       Firmware Flash Component for Windows- HP P2000/MSA2000 72GB,146GB  SAS 6G SFF Hard Drive (EH0072FARUA, EH0146FARUB)

Release Version and/or Date:
      HPD8

Previous Version of Firmware:
      HPD7

Enhancements/New Features:
     None

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.

Known Issues:
     None


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.


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.

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 Family Modular Storage Array 2000 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 - HP 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 - HP 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: HPD8(18 May 2012)
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 hard drive models EH0072FARUA (72GB 15K 6G SAS)and EH0146FARUB (146GB 15K 6G SAS) in HP 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 Family Modular Storage Array 2000 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:

f45f8adfdc2cdc166ebebeb9a512080a cp016148.exe

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


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 Family Modular Storage Array 2000 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:

Deliverable Name:
       Firmware Flash Component for Windows- HP P2000/MSA2000 72GB,146GB  SAS 6G SFF Hard Drive (EH0072FARUA, EH0146FARUB)

Release Version and/or Date:
      HPD8

Previous Version of Firmware:
      HPD7

Enhancements/New Features:
     None

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.

Known Issues:
     None


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.


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.

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 Family Modular Storage Array 2000 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 - HP 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 - HP 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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