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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)

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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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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How does hardware RAID handle firmware updates for the underlying drives?

The NVMe standard specifies a firmware update process. Any NVMe device supporting that process can be updated by a standard routine located in the RAID controller's firmware. The update can be ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Update all firmware on HP DL380 G5 server

It would make sense to not make firmware changes unless it is absolutely required, for example you are hitting a boot time bug or incorrect fan operation or cpu is being throttled. Or in extreme cases ...
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Jetstor SAN disk firmware

I have quite a few Dell SAN and certified as a Dell Technician, not the same brand as you, but the firmware used make a big difference on the SAN. How? An example, I know that some firmware will ...
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Updating iLO on and old server

The ILO is old and out of support because the server is old and out of support. The HP ProLiant DL380 G3 dates back to 2003, so you're talking about 13 year-old equipment. You can download the ...
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PERC 5/i firmware on DELL PowerEdge 2950 cannot be updated

Ran into the same issue. Seems to be a problem with the A08 version that is on Dell's site. Found following link to A09 file that worked for me. http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/19/Drivers/...
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"Failed to initialize PAL." while upgrading an LSI 9211-8i to IT?

Update and to know the reason: Reason: i cite from http://brycv.com/blog/2012/flashing-it-firmware-to-lsi-sas9211-8i/ : "I booted from the SD card and attempted to run sas2flsh but was met with an ...
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How to upgrade Intel 10G NIC firmware under Linux

Firmware on 82599 network controller is ROM based and generally speaking not upgradable. There are small tweaks possible but these are not widely deployed and usually provided for VERY specific needs (...
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How to upgrade Intel 10G NIC firmware under Linux

Hardware firmware update To get the updated firmware, obtain the BIOS/firmware update files for your server from your vendor. Any other method may break your warranty/support contract with them. ...
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Offline firmware upgrade DL360 G7 & DL185 G5

See this first: HP plan to restrict access to ProLiant server firmware - consequences? You would find the specific firmware ISO, called the HP Support Pack for ProLiant, at: http://h17007.www1.hpe....
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Upgrading firmware for a PERCH700 RAID card on an old Dell Studio XPS 9100 desktop, running CentOS 7.5

Thanks for suggestions. Here is solution for others coming after me. Downloaded firmware from link above, on original post. File has a .BIN extension but it's a bash script with an inline binary file....
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