RSSM: attached hard drives fail to update firmware - IBM BladeCenter S
RETAIN tip: H195327
Hard Disk Drive (HDD) firmware fails to update when performed through the Command Line Interface (CLI) and HDDs are connected to an IBM BladeCenter S SAS RAID Controller Module, Option 43W3584.
No error message is added to any log, but the firmware on the HDDs is not updated.
A RAIDed Shared Storage Module (RSSM) list drive query will show the HDDs having a speed of zero RPMs.
Affected HDDs may be either of the following two (2) HDDs listed and will have one of the model numbers shown below:
The model numbers of the affected HDDs are:
The system may be any of the following IBM servers:
The system is configured with one or more of the following IBM Options:
This tip is not software specific.
The following system firmware level(s) are affected:
The system has the symptom described above.
This behavior has been corrected with RSSM firmware version 1.2.0.095.
The file is available by selecting the appropriate machine type on the 'Software and device drivers - IBM BladeCenter' web page, at the following URL:
The RSSM maintains a list of HDD models that it supports.
The RSSM list has not been updated to include some newer HDD models that are shipping as part of FRUs 42D0520 and 43X0805.
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Document id: MIGR-5083335