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SPARC M7 Series Servers : Upgrade Sun System Firmware From 9.4.3.d to 9.5.2.g or later (Doc ID 2099205.1)

Last updated on JUNE 05, 2019

Applies to:

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

Goal

This task contains special instructions that you must perform to upgrade the Sun System Firmware from version 9.4.3.d to 9.5.2.g or later. Allocate at least four hours to perform this task.
Download the firmware package and the Oracle Solaris miniroot fallback image from My Oracle Support (https://support.oracle.com) before you begin this procedure.
Details on what to download can be found in:

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Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 1. Check the SP role and current version of the Sun System Firmware.
 2. Stop the system, and wait until the power_state property displays as off.
 3. On the Active SP, record the current network settings, the SP hostname and diag/hw_change_level for all HOSTs, on the Standby SP record hostname too.
 4. Back up the current SP configuration.
 5. Load the Sun System Firmware package.
 6. Restore the SP network settings.
 7. Restore the SP configuration.
 8. Load the fallback image.
 9. Perform the final load of the Sun System Firmware package.
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