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LSI SAS HBA

The SAS HBA are equipped with an updated firmware. Current firmware release is 14.00.00 for the LSI SAS 9300-8e. Firmware files can be download at www.broadcom.com.

The flash utils as well as the firmware files itself are contained in three archives.

  • 9300_8e_Package_P14_IT_FW_BIOS_for_MSDOS_Windows.zip –> contains the firmware
  • Installer_P14_for_Linux.zip –> contains the flash utility for misc platforms
  • SAS3IRCU_P14.zip –> contains a diag tool to get information about the SAS attached devices
[root@f01-124-143 sas]# ls -l
total 9464
drwxr-xr-x.  7 root root    4096 Feb 23 19:09 9300_8e_Package_P14_IT_FW_BIOS_for_MSDOS_Windows
-rw-r--r--.  1 root root 1921180 Feb 23 19:09 9300_8e_Package_P14_IT_FW_BIOS_for_MSDOS_Windows.zip
drwxr-xr-x.  5 root root    4096 Feb 23 19:21 Installer_P14_for_Linux
-rw-r--r--.  1 root root 1212599 Feb 23 19:21 Installer_P14_for_Linux.zip
drwxr-xr-x. 18 root root    4096 Feb 23 19:09 SAS3IRCU_P14
-rw-r--r--.  1 root root 6536687 Feb 23 19:08 SAS3IRCU_P14.zip
[root@f01-124-143 sas]# 

get information about installed adapters in a system:

[root@f01-124-143 sas]# SAS3IRCU_P14/sas3ircu_linux_x64_rel/sas3ircu  LIST
Avago Technologies SAS3 IR Configuration Utility.
Version 15.00.00.00 (2016.11.21) 
Copyright (c) 2009-2016 Avago Technologies. All rights reserved. 


         Adapter      Vendor  Device                       SubSys  SubSys 
 Index    Type          ID      ID    Pci Address          Ven ID  Dev ID 
 -----  ------------  ------  ------  -----------------    ------  ------ 
   0     SAS3008       1000h   97h    00h:0ch:00h:00h      1000h   30a0h 

         Adapter      Vendor  Device                       SubSys  SubSys 
 Index    Type          ID      ID    Pci Address          Ven ID  Dev ID 
 -----  ------------  ------  ------  -----------------    ------  ------ 
   1     SAS3008       1000h   97h    00h:40h:00h:00h      1000h   30a0h 
SAS3IRCU: Utility Completed Successfully.
[root@f01-124-143 sas]# 

display the installed firmware in a specific adapter:

[root@f01-124-143 sas]# Installer_P14_for_Linux/sas3flash_linux_x64_rel/sas3flash -listall
Avago Technologies SAS3 Flash Utility
Version 15.00.00.00 (2016.11.17) 
Copyright 2008-2016 Avago Technologies. All rights reserved.

      Adapter Selected is a Avago SAS: SAS3008(C0)

Num   Ctlr            FW Ver        NVDATA        x86-BIOS         PCI Addr
----------------------------------------------------------------------------

0  SAS3008(C0)  14.00.00.00    0e.00.00.08    08.11.00.00     00:0c:00:00
1  SAS3008(C0)  14.00.00.00    0e.00.00.08    08.11.00.00     00:40:00:00

        Finished Processing Commands Successfully.
        Exiting SAS3Flash.
[root@f01-124-143 sas]# 

flash device #0

[root@f01-124-143 sas]# Installer_P14_for_Linux/sas3flash_linux_x64_rel/sas3flash -c 0 -f 9300_8e_Package_P14_IT_FW_BIOS_for_MSDOS_Windows/Firmware/SAS9300_8e_IT/SAS9300_8e_IT.bin

downfgrade firmware on a NetApp Storage Array using netCfgSet command

Firmware upgrades of NetApp devices can be done via SANtricity only in case a update is intended. A Downgrade needs to be done using SMcli commands or if this way does not work as well directly from the controller CLI level.

upgrade via SANtricity

Login into SANtricity and use menu entry to upgrade the firmware

downgrade via SMCLI

SMcli bla bla

downgrade via controller CLI

The downgrade can be carried out Use 'netCfgSet' command to define the FTP Server to be used:

-> <hi #fff200>netCfgSet</hi>

Please wait...

 '.' = clear field;  '-' = to previous field;  '?' = help
 ^D = quit (keep changes);  ESC = quit (discard changes)

==== STORED NETWORK CONFIGURATION ====
My Host Name           : target                    > 
IP Address         if0 : 10.33.47.15               > 
Subnet Mask        if0 : 255.255.240.0             > 
IPv6 Local Addr    if0 : ::                        > 
IPv6 Routable Addr if0 : ::                        > 
IPv6 Router Addr   if0 : ::                        > 
Config Flags       if0 : 
  IPv4 Enable          : true                      > 
  IPv6 Enable          : true                      > 
  IPv6 Autoconf Enable : true                      > 
NIC Speed/Duplex   if0 : 0x0000                    > 
IP Address         if1 :                           > 
Subnet Mask        if1 :                           > 
IPv6 Local Addr    if1 : ::                        > 
IPv6 Routable Addr if1 : ::                        > 
IPv6 Router Addr   if1 : ::                        > 
Config Flags       if1 : 
  IPv4 Enable          : true                      > 
  IPv6 Enable          : true                      > 
  IPv6 Autoconf Enable : true                      > 
NIC Speed/Duplex   if1 : 0x0000                    > 
Server Host Name       : host                      > 
Server IP Address      :                           > 10.33.32.23
Server IPv6 Address    :                           > 
Gateway IP Address     :                           > 
Network Init Flags     : 
  Prefer IPv6 Host     : false                     > 
  FTP Disable          : false                     > 
  Remote Login Enable  : true                      > 
User Name              : guest                     > ftp
User Password          :                           > ftp
DNS 0-Dyn,1-Stat       : 0x00                      > 
NTP 0-Off,1-Stat,2-Dyn : 0x00                      > 
Pri DNS IPv4 Addr      :                           > 
Pri DNS IPv6 Addr      : ::                        > 
Sec DNS IPv4 Addr      :                           > 
Sec DNS IPv6 Addr      : ::                        > 
Pri NTP Name           :                           > 
Pri NTP IPv4 Addr      :                           > 
Pri NTP IPv6 Addr      : ::                        > 
Sec NTP Name           :                           > 
Sec NTP IPv4 Addr      :                           > 
Sec NTP IPv6 Addr      : ::                        > 

Network Configuration successfully written to NVSRAM.
value = 0 = 0x0
-> 
firmware.txt · Last modified: 2022/07/10 09:34 by 127.0.0.1