Sun Fire V480, V490, V880, V880z and V890 Flash PROM device in this system cannot be reprogrammed (Doc ID 1566936.1)

Last updated on MARCH 29, 2017

Applies to:

Sun Fire V490 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun Fire V480 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun Fire V880 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun Fire V880z Visualization Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun Fire V890 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
When attempting to update the firmware on a V480/V490/V880/V890 the process may fail with the message:
"The Flash PROM device in this system cannot be reprogrammed" this will require a the OBP to be replaced.

Symptoms

 When attempting to update the firmware on a V480/V490/V880/V890 the process may fail with the message:

 

Cause

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