Solaris 11.2 (and later) FC HBA - Update Firmware, FCode/BIOS (ie. Boot Code) (Doc ID 1955822.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 07, 2017

Applies to:

Emulex FC HBA - Version All Versions and later
Qlogic FC HBA - Version All Versions and later
Solaris Operating System - Version 11.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

If you want to upgrade FCode and Bios (Boot code) on Solaris 11.2 , you may face the below questions :

- which tool to be used ? Either an Oracle Solaris native tool or a third party OEM vendor tool to be downloaded from their respective web wite.

- where to download the Fcode / Boot Code of a given HBA ?

 

Note: FC HBA card firmware and driver updates are provided via Solaris OS updates. See Oracle Knowledge Base document

<Document 1389639.1> FAQ Oracle FC HBA: FCode/BIOS(ie. Boot Code), Firmware, and Drivers

<Document 1514218.1> Solaris[TM] 11 (not for Solaris[TM] 10 or before) Oracle Fibre Channel (FC) HBA Driver and Firmware SAN Patch Matrix

 

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