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Updating Older System Firmware

 
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ItaniumBob
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Updating Older System Firmware

On an RX5670, I am trying to update the system firmware, so I downloaded the ISO "rx5670 System, BMC, and iLO MP Firmware" from:

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareIndex.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&prodNameId=88844&prodTypeId=15351&prodSeriesId=447334&swLang=13&taskId=135&swEnvOID=1060#290

I boot from the DVD and it manage the firmware. This is the firmware installed on the machine:

--- rx5670 Recipe 13
System Firmware 3.21
BMC 1.30
Management Processor E.02.07

After looking closely at the release instructions, it says I cannot upgrade the firmware until I upgrade the MP firmware to at least 2.29. On that page is "Management Processor Card Firmware", but the release notes of this one also say 2.29 is required to upgrade. Particularly it says:

"-----------
If the currently installed MP firmware is older than E.02.10 then updating to MP firmware revision E.02.26 requires updating to E.02.10 first.
Upgrades to MP firmware revision E.02.29 will require updating to MP firmware revision E.02.26 first.
MP firmware must be at or upgraded to revision E.02.29 prior to upgrading to iLO MP revision E.03.15.
"-----------

So where do I get older versions of the firmware to upgrade? They don't appear to be available for download on the page I referenced.
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Sameer_Nirmal
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Torsten.
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Re: Updating Older System Firmware

This is your upgrade path:

E.02.10
E.02.26
E.02.29
E.03.32

Hope this helps!
Regards
Torsten.

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ItaniumBob
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Re: Updating Older System Firmware

Thanks, the FTP updates worked great!