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Note - If you are going to downgrade the firmware to a version earlier than 2.0, you must remove user partitions and depopulate the Subnet Manager nodes list. See Switch Administration, removing partitions for firmware downgrade.
% ssh -l root switch_name root@switch_name’s password: password #
where switch_name is the host name of the management controller. Initially, the password is changeme.
# disablesm Stopping partitiond daemon. [ OK ] Stopping IB Subnet Manager.. [ OK ] #
# df -h / Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/hda2 471M 276M 172M 62% / #
In this example, there are 172 MB available. If not enough space is available, you must delete or move files from the / filesystem.
# df -h /tmp Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on tmpfs 250M 240K 249M 1% /tmp #
In this example, there are 249 MB available. If not enough space is available, you must delete files from the /tmp directory.
# free -m total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 498 104 393 0 12 47 -/+ buffers/cache: 45 453 Swap: 0 0 0 #
In the -/+ buffers/cache: row of the free column, there should be at least 120 MB free memory. In this example, there are 453 MB available. If not enough memory is available, you must exit non-essential applications that are running.
# spsh Oracle(R) Integrated Lights Out Manager Version ILOM 3.0 r47111 Copyright (c) 2010, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. ->
You are now in the Oracle ILOM shell.
You can use the exit command to return to the Linux shell.
-> load -source URI/pkgname
URI is the uniform resource indicator for the host where the switch firmware package is located. The FTP and HTTP protocols are supported.
pkgname is the name of the firmware package in the transfer directory.
For example, using the FTP protocol:
-> load -source ftp://root:email@example.com//tmp/sundcs_36p_repository_2.0.5_1.pkg Downloading firmware image. This will take a few minutes.
Note - If you are upgrading from firmware version 2.0.X, you can use the -force option to disable version number checking, and force the upgrade.
The firmware is downloaded. The upgrade begins. A caution is displayed and you are asked to commit to the upgrade.
NOTE: Firmware upgrade will upgrade firmware on SUN DCS 36p firmware. ILOM will enter a special mode to load new firmware. No other tasks should be performed in ILOM until the firmware upgrade is complete. Are you sure you want to load the specified file (y/n)?
The upgrade begins.
Setting up environment for firmware upgrade. This will take few minutes. Starting SUN DCS 36p FW update ========================== Performing operation: I4 A ========================== I4 fw upgrade from 7.3.0(INI:4) to 7.4.0(INI:4): Upgrade started... Upgrade completed. INFO: I4 fw upgrade from 7.3.0(INI:4) to 7.4.0(INI:4) succeeded =========================== Summary of Firmware update =========================== I4 status : FW UPDATE - SUCCESS I4 update succeeded on : A I4 already up-to-date on : none I4 update failed on : none ========================================== Performing operation: SUN DCS 36p firmware update ========================================== SUN DCS 36p fw upgrade from 1.3.3-1 to 2.0.5-1: Upgrade started... Upgrade completed. INFO: SUN DCS 36p fw upgrade from 1.3.3-1 to 2.0.5-1 succeeded Firmware update is complete. ->
-> exit exit #
See Switch Administration, restarting the entire switch.
Note - The restart process takes between 4 to 5 minutes to complete. The Oracle ILOM stack requires at least 2 minutes to become operational after a reboot.
% ssh -l root switch_name root@switch_name’s password: password # enablesm Starting IB Subnet Manager. [ OK ] Starting partitiond daemon. [ OK ] #
# version SUN DCS 36p version: 2.0.5-1 Build time: Nov 25 2011 12:20:22 SP board info: Manufacturing Date: 2009.02.19 Serial Number: "NCD2S0133" Hardware Revision: 0x0100 Firmware Revision: 0x0102 BIOS version: NOW1R112 BIOS date: 04/24/2009 #
In the first line of the output is SUN DCS 36p version x.y.z-w, where x.y.z-w is the version of the firmware upgraded (or downgraded). For example, 2.0.5-1.