Again, boot the server to the UEFI shell. If you were to do sas3flash. Check with the distribution of your choice and find the recommended LSI firmware version. Take these three files and copy them to a USB thumb drive. Currently, that is located here.
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lei Check with the distribution of your choice and find the recommended LSI firmware version. If I wanted to flash a 16 or 24 port version to the IT firmware, would I just sub the correct files, or is the process more complex than that? There are some other options out there but this is a good bet given those factors. If the download links change, you should look for the SAS i downloads. You can simply replace P13 with P10 if you want to flash P10 firmware instead. Note the SAS Address as we will use it later.
Worked but had to power cycle a few times after the first flash as it kept sax up my system, certainly raised my heart rate: Here is the command you will need. Thanks for such a detailed and useful article!
On my system the adapter was not seen by sas3flash.
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Many users prefer P10 firmware due to it being older and better known. If it does ls, we may suggest using your smartphone for a quick picture as noted in Step 2. After this is complete, you can do sas3flash. They are better able to handle the IOPS of several SSDs and provide more host bandwidth as well as more bandwidth to attached drives and drives located on expanders.
If you have a more generic card such as a LSI brand i or i in IR mode you can skip steps 2 and 3. Sign me up for the STH newsletter!
Now it is time to flash the controller. Take these three files and copy them to a USB thumb drive. If you took a picture of the SAS address sticker, you may osi need this. Finally, you will likely want to add the SAS address back to the controller.
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One other tip we have is to use your mobile phone to take a picture of the SAS Address sticker usually located on the rear of the card. Boot the server you are using to an UEFI shell. By following this guide, lsu accept all risks of damaging your card. Overall, this is a great way to save money on HBAs which can get quite expensive across many nodes and in large single nodes. The first command we will use is erasing the flash region on the card. Most major manufacturers include this option in their BIOS boot menu.
Before proceeding, do note that this is a risky process.
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The first step we need to do is to put a jumper on J6 we want to reset the firmware and ensure we have a successful flash. Here is the jumper you need to connect:. Now you can navigate back to the USB drive.
Although we are going to need to access it again, ensure that it has proper cooling. Again, boot the server to the UEFI shell. We are also going to flash the BIOS files in the event we want to boot from the device later. Please enter your name here. They are usually flashed to IR mode so they do need to be updated to the latest firmware. If you were to do sas3flash. New Broadcom Tomahawk 3 Switch Chip for