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SPARC M7 Series Servers : Power Supply (A261) Firmware Update (Doc ID 2065435.1)

Last updated on MAY 04, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle SuperCluster M7 Hardware - Version All Versions and later
SPARC M7-16 - Version All Versions and later
SPARC M7-8 - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

The goal of this document is to describe how to upgrade the Power Supply A261 (P/N 7302922) Firmware on SPARC M7 series server.

NOTE: This document does not apply to M8 using A265 power supplies. Therefore, please do not apply firmware update to A265 power supply on M8.  

When running SysFW 9.5.2.g or later, it is possible to check the Power Supply FW revision from Restricted Shell

See also SPARC M7 Series Servers : Firmware for the Various Hardware Components used on SPARC M7 Series Servers (Doc ID 2076387.1)

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 1. Obtain the firmware image from MOS
 2. Apply the PSU FW image
 3. Important notes
 3.1 No update required
 3.2 PS FW update failure
 3.3 PS without AC power
 3.4 PS removal/insertion messages
 3.5 Spurious corruption fault against PS
 4. Check the respective logs
 4.1 Example of Service Processor log events for a successful update (after replacement of 2 PS) and one PS is not connected
 4.2 Examples of Service Processor log events for a unsuccessful installation
 4.3 Example output of the Service Processor event logs where no update is required
 4.4 Example output of the Service Processor event logs when a transient read failure improperly states the PS is faulted
References

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