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Jeongbae Min
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rp7420 Firmware upgrade

Hello,

I'd like to upgrade rp7420 firmware from 21.3 to 24.1 but I also see other posting that they are upgraded from 3.1 to 3.3.

Is there two firmware in RP7420?

[mp-redwood] MP:CM> sysrev



Cabinet firmware revision report



PROGRAMMABLE HARDWARE :



System Backplane : GPM FM OSP

------- ------- -------

1.002 1.002 1.002



PCI-X Backplane : LPM HS

------- -------

2.000 1.000



Core IO : Master Slave

-------- -------

2.008 0.000



LPM PDHC

------- -------

Cell 0 : 1.002 1.007

Cell 1 : 1.002 1.007





FIRMWARE:



Core IO

Master : A.005.022

Slave : A.000.000 - not installed



Cell 0

PDHC : A.003.014

Pri SFW : 21.003 (PA)

Sec SFW : 1.015 (IA)



Cell 1

PDHC : A.003.014

Pri SFW : 21.003 (PA)

Sec SFW : 1.015 (IA)





[mp-redwood] MP:CM>




Thank you in advance

Jeongbae
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Torsten.
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Re: rp7420 Firmware upgrade

The SFW version is 21.003 in your system, but this is only a part of the bundle.

Your installed bundle is version 2.

Latest version is version 4.1.



But be careful! Either read all the release notes of the bundle or (this is what I would suggest: ) contact your hp support.

Doing things wrong may result in a "dead" system!

Hope this helps!
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Jeongbae Min
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Re: rp7420 Firmware upgrade

Hi Torsten,

I will ask HP to help me.

What do I need to prepare for firmware upgrade by myself?

Thanks,

Jeongbae
Torsten.
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Re: rp7420 Firmware upgrade

Going from version 2 to 4.x is a big step. Make sure the OS is up-to-date (patched) to an (at least) "almost" current status. Any vPars in use? I suggest to discuss this with your support.

Hope this helps!
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Jeongbae Min
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Re: rp7420 Firmware upgrade

I saw the manual that it is OS indepenent.

Do I need to apply OS patch first?
Torsten.
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Re: rp7420 Firmware upgrade

"OS independent" - well, this depends.

;-)

The server itself is very similar to his brother, the Interity, who can run hp-ux, windows, vms and linux.

But anyway, some hp-ux features (have a look at vPars!) do depend on the firmware directly.

I assume (yes I do), if you have "only" version 2 your OS patch status *may* be old too.

It may be a good idea to check the status ...


Hope this helps!
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Torsten.

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