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iLO 3 Firmware Update (HP Proliant DL380 G7)

For Ubuntu there is no available firmware installer. Select the one for RedHat. You will get an .scexe file, which you can unpack: $ chmod 740 CP022551.scexe $ ./CP022551.scexe --unpack=/tmp/iLO3 $ ...
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"Failed to initialize PAL." while upgrading an LSI 9211-8i to IT?

Hit my head against the wall (a lot) on this. For me, solved it by: Formatting the USB as freedos (using Rufus) - https://www.all4os.com/windows/create-a-bootable-ms-dos-or-freedos-usb-drive.html ...
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iLO 3 Firmware Update (HP Proliant DL380 G7)

For convenience, the latest versions of the firmware are being tracked at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HP_Integrated_Lights-Out, and independently by http://pingtool.org/latest-hp-ilo-firmwares/. At ...
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Update all firmware on HP DL380 G5 server

The firmware for that server is located on HP's website. Here's where to get it. Don't assume that a system this old has any recent firmware updates. Here's your BIOS download. Here's your ILO ...
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Check firmware version of iPhones using Exchange?

From Exchange Management Shell Get-ActiveSyncDevice Look At DeviceOS it will give the version
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Know which firmware my linux kernel has loaded since booting

If your kernel is built with dynamic debug support (CONFIG_DYNAMIC_DEBUG), you can use a boot parameter to enable debug messages for the firmware loader. It should catch all firmware loads, unless a ...
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iLO 3 Firmware Update (HP Proliant DL380 G7)

Online ROM Flash Component for Windows - HP Integrated Lights-Out 3 (changelog is here) Download from HP and extract to your PC. You'll see a .bin file in the resulting directory. You can upload ...
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Supermicro NICs gone after BIOS update

Final solution was resetting the BIOS settings to "Fail-Safe Defaults" as suggested by Brian.
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What are the procedures for upgrading a ProLiant ML370 G5 firmware REMOTELY? I'm thinking via its iLO, and if so, where do I access to do the upgrade

You don't even need the ILO for this. If you have access to the operating system, you don't actually need to do this through the ILO. You can download the HP Service Pack for ProLiant DVD .ISO to the ...
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Is using beta dd-wrt firmware safe?

It's always a good idea to take a look at the dd-wrt forums. The "Router Database" on the main page is borked and alway suggests very outdated versions. This is a known problem, don't use it. What ...
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Need to downgrade Seagate HDD firmware

You haven't provided good information about your hardware situation, so I'm going to make some assumptions... In your comments, you mention an HP Smart Array P212 controller. Let's assume you're ...
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Can I skip several version during a firmware update?

Note, the 8.0.4.b version of the firmware has been removed by Oracle. Download patch 145668-05 to get the 8.0.4.d firmware. The install docs do not detail any requirements like previous firmware ...
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Debain 10 - Installing kernel 5 from backports

It's a bug in the package. The bug was already reported. The files were just missing, a patch is available in the bug report. It works like this: sudo su echo deb http://deb.debian.org/debian buster-...
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dell R710 / R620 power-supply broken after firmware update

Do the update, as you are on support no worry, especially if you got two powersupply. Be aware that dell usually write what the change is, so you can weight the need for the update.
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iLO 3 Firmware Update (HP Proliant DL380 G7)

While struggling with the same problems on HP's website I too found it incredibly difficult to find a specific .bin version. I was going to create a library of bin files, but someone else beat me too ...
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What can explain Hyperthreading bringing a server to its knees

On latest DELL servers, I found the BIOS-based power saving logic to be quite bad (if not plain broken). Try to disable it, setting the server for maximum performance and to let power saving be under ...
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HP Proliant Gen8 boot failure after bios upgrade and processor upgrade

There's a special firmware update needed to allow the use of E5-2600V2 CPUs in systems originally equipped with V1 CPUs. https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c03911173&...
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LSI updater appears to have updated my Intel SSD, now cant recognise it - what to do?

That's unfortunate. The Intel 910 PCIe SSD is comprised of multiple Intel SSDs behind an LSI2008 SAS controller. This is the same controller used by the LSI 9211 HBAs, so at some point in your ...
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Dell UEFI0023: Bios is unable to send the End of POST message to Management Engine because it is not responding

You can try changing the power supply hot spare options in the DRAC, which sometimes causes the input power to disconnect briefly and restart the management engine. Open Power / Thermal, Power ...
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Second-hand Linksys WRT1900AC - security concerns?

Is it safe to just hard-reset, plug in and configure? Hard reset only erases settings of the device, the firmware left untouched. How hard/easy is it to install the "original" firmware on it? ...
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Installing a WD Red NAS drive on a bare metal Freebsd 11.2 machine with ZFS

"NASware" is just WD marketing speak for drive firmware they claim to have optimized for use in NAS devices. There is no specific action you need to take beyond just using the drive normally. However, ...
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Firmware updates for HP DL360 G5 server

Visit the HPE Support Center at https://support.hpe.com/hpesc/public/home Enter DL360 G5 for your search Filter by 'Software Downloads' and then sort by date.
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Safe to do firmware updates for multiple items at same time using SUU on Dell server?

Yes, it's safe to perform all of the updates at once. The SUU will manage the installation of all updates. It will list which updates require a reboot after they have been installed. Yes, your RAID ...
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Defining IP Address for catastrophic DNS Failures - ILO / Lights Out Management

If DNS is down then it doesn't matter if the ip address is dynamic or static. If you try to query the DNS name it will fail. The solution is to keep track of the ip address that's assigned and use ...
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iLO 3 Firmware Update (HP Proliant DL380 G7)

Latest firmware can be found here: http://h20564.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c05249760 If you have a firmware prior to 1.20 version you have to upgrade to 1.20 first: https://...
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How to find out the exact IPMI unit you have for firmware upgrade?

The original question wanted to know how to ask IPMI what the motherboard model is... not disturbing the installed/running OS at all. Their new "SMCIPMITool.jar" shows motherboard model in the ...
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How to find out the exact IPMI unit you have for firmware upgrade?

I was able to find it right in the boot log/dmesg. Then simply look for that hardware name on the supermicro firmware page!
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How to update SSD Firmware on RAID Controllers

You can update the firmware of specific (supported) Intel SSDs connected to a LSI/Avago/Broadcom RAID controller via the the Intel SSD Data Center Tool. I came across the following info: The Intel ...
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dell R710 / R620 power-supply broken after firmware update

I had the same thing happen to me on a R620 and the Dell tech said that the P/S firmware update can take up to 15 Minutes and durrning that time your server will shut down and be off. If you pull the ...
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Wrong firmware on Ultrium LTO4 1840

Send it back as whole to HP to get it fix. Both failed, but where I work I often send unit to get repaired. They can clean it and remake them work as intended. You will get anyhow a estimate when ...
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