End User License Agreements:
Hewlett-Packard End User License Agreement
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.
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.
Firmware Flash Component for Windows - HP P2000/MSA2000 146GB,300GB 10K SAS 6G SFF Hard Drive (EG0146FARTR and EG0300FARTT)
Release Version and/or Date:
Last Recommended or Critical Version:
Previous Version of Firmware:
This firmware improves the hard drive servo control which reduces the number of positioning errors.
Resolved an issue with 01/5D/32 error in SMART log. Read-Write Error Recovery issue may cause HDD to time-out. Full recovery from this error can take several seconds.
Single ported drive will not be flashed if the owner controller of that drive is not accessible through network.
Drives will not be flashed if the drive is in a virtual disk which is being initialized, expanded, reconstructed, verified, or scrubbed.
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 HP P2000 G3 or MSA2000 G2 array controller enclosure.