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Firmware Update Required. (A Manual Hba Reset Or Link Reset (Using Luxadm Or Fcadm) Is Required (Doc ID 1356876.1)

Last updated on JULY 09, 2019

Applies to:

Sun Storage FC HBA - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
Emulex FC HBA - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
Emulex LP9002 2Gb FC PCI HBA, 1 Port - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


It simply means the current SRU/patch on the system has a newer hba driver/firmware than is currently loaded on the hba cards.

In general it is always recommended to be at latest driver/firmware versions.

emlxs patch README  would have details on what items were addressed  in latest version of driver/firmware.


Warnings seen in /var/adm/messages for Solaris 10

Firmware update required. (A manual HBA reset or link reset (using luxadm or fcadm) is required.)
Firmware update required. (A manual HBA or link reset using luxadm, fcadm, or emlxadm is required.)


Errors seen in /var/adm/messages for Solaris 11


emlxs patch 145098-02 (or above) was installed (requires 141876-07 144188-02 (or greater))


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