For Spycer Media Gateway, Venice S and Dell server based equipment.
Firmware Version 25.5.6.0009
Dell's download, release notes and instructions
Session log example
Session log upgrading PERC RAID controller firmware from 25.5.3.0005 to 25.5.6.0009.
You can use iDRAC to view the firmware version:
IP to the iDRAC web page, on the left side menu; Overview > Storage > Controllers. Under Health and Properties > Firmware Version.
Download the file
SAS-RAID_Firmware_G7N2C_LN_25.5.6.0009_A14.BIN and place it on a directory on the Dell. We use the Red Hat Linux update package.
Shutdown a few processes to keep the RAID quiet during the upgrade followed by the upgrade process.
[root@smgw-190012 dell]# mmshutdown Thu Mar 12 19:21:27 EDT 2020: mmshutdown: Starting force unmount of GPFS file systems Thu Mar 12 19:21:32 EDT 2020: mmshutdown: Shutting down GPFS daemons Thu Mar 12 19:21:38 EDT 2020: mmshutdown: Finished
Shutdown the OpenManger Server Administrator service per Dell's instructions
[root@smgw-190012 ~]# omconfig system webserver action=stop DSM SA Connection Service stopped successfully.
Shutdown the Server Administrator Storage management Services per Dell's instructions
[root@smgw-190012 ~]# /etc/init.d/dataeng stop Stopping dataeng (via systemctl): [ OK ]
Execute the firmware upgrade process
[root@smgw-190012 dell]# chmod 777 SAS-RAID_Firmware_G7N2C_LN_25.5.6.0009_A14.BIN [root@smgw-190012 dell]# ./SAS-RAID_Firmware_G7N2C_LN_25.5.6.0009_A14.BIN
(It takes a few seconds before any outputs, the release note will be displayed, use page up / down to view, q to quit and resume the update)
Collecting inventory... .. Running validation... PERC H730P Mini Controller 0 The version of this Update Package is newer than the currently installed version. Software application name: PERC H730P Mini Controller 0 Firmware Package version: 25.5.6.0009 Installed version: 25.5.3.0005 Continue? Y/N:y Executing update... WARNING: DO NOT STOP THIS PROCESS OR INSTALL OTHER PRODUCTS WHILE UPDATE IS IN PROGRESS. THESE ACTIONS MAY CAUSE YOUR SYSTEM TO BECOME UNSTABLE!WARNING: DO NOT STOP THIS PROCESS OR INSTALL OTHER PRODUCTS WHILE UPDATE IS IN PROGRESS. THESE ACTIONS MAY CAUSE YOUR SYSTEM TO BECOME UNSTABLE! ..................................................................................................... Device: PERC H730P Mini Controller 0 Application: PERC H730P Mini Controller 0 Firmware The operation was successful. Would you like to reboot your system now? Continue? Y/N:y PolicyKit daemon disconnected from the bus. We are no longer a registered authentication agent.