|Skip Navigation Links|
|Exit Print View|
|SAS-1/SAS-2 Compatibility Upgrade Guide For the Sun Blade 6000 Modular System|
Currently available SAS-1 NEMs and disk modules that include SAS expanders that require the SAS-1/SAS-2 compatibility upgrade are listed below.
Sun Blade 6000 Disk Module (B18-AA)
Sun Blade 6000 Multi-Fabric Network Express Module (X4212A)
Sun Blade 6000 10GbE Multi-Fabric Network Express Module (X4236A)
Sun Blade 6000 Virtualized Multi-Fabric 10GbE Network Express Module (X4238)
In addition, if your device contains an Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM) service processor, it might also require an upgrade to match the new expander firmware.
Supported SAS-2 REMs and Required SAS-1 Device Firmware lists the currently available server module SAS-2 REMs affected by this issue, and the minimum required SAS-1/SAS-2 compatibility firmware for SAS-1 devices to fix the issue.
Table 1-1 Supported SAS-2 REMs and Required SAS-1 Device Firmware
Proceed to Upgrading Disk Module and SAS-NEM Expander Firmware for instructions on performing the upgrade.
Supported Server Blades With LSI SAS-1 On-board Chips and SAS-1 REM Host Bus Adapters lists server modules equipped with either an LSI SAS-1 on-board chip or a supported SAS-1 REM HBA that you can use to perform the SAS-1/SAS-2 compatibility upgrade. Since the upgrade to the affected SAS-1 devices (NEMs and disk modules) must be done through the SAS-1 bus, the server module(s) at which the upgrade will be performed must have one of the supported HBAs.
Note - The REM HBAs must have a minimum firmware level of v1.25.00 (also referred to as Phase 13); otherwise, the firmware upgrade will not work. For instructions on how to check HBA versions, see “Checking Host Bus Adapter Firmware Versions on x86 Server Blades” in the Sun Blade 6000 Disk Module Administration Guide.
Table 1-2 Supported Server Blades With LSI SAS-1 On-board Chips and SAS-1 REM Host Bus Adapters