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Sun Flash Accelerator F40 PCIe Card

User's Guide

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Document Information

Using This Documentation

Product Notes

Feedback

Support and Accessibility

Sun Flash Accelerator F40 PCIe Card Overview

Card Overview

About the Sun Flash Accelerator F40 PCIe Card

Key Features

Card Hardware Components

Card Software and Firmware Components

Card LEDs

Card Specifications

Physical Dimensions

Environmental Specifications

Electrical Specifications

Preparing the Card for Installation

Required Tools

Ship Kit Contents

Observing Safety Precautions

General Safety Information

Safety Symbols

ESD Safety Measures

Perform ESD Prevention Measures

Update the Host Operating System

Installing the Card

Installation Overview

Installing the Card Into a Server

Card Optimization Guidelines

Install a New Card

Remove an Existing Card From a Server

Servicing the Card

Service Overview

Update the Card Software

Update the Card Firmware

Technical Support

Servicing the Card Using the ddcli Utility

Accessing the ddcli Utility

Verify Card Status

ddcli Utility Command Summary

List All Command

List Command

Update Flash Package Command

Health Reporting Command

Locate Card Command

Format Card Command

Show the Vital Product Data Command

Extract SMART Logs Command

Help Command

Troubleshooting Using Card LEDs

Error Messages

Exception Handling

Firmware Exception Error Messages

Reason Codes

Index

Update the Card Firmware

Check the Sun Flash Accelerator F40 PCIe Card Product Notes for the latest firmware requirements, available at:

http://www.oracle.com/pls/topic/lookup?ctx=SunFlashF40

The Sun Flash Accelerator F40 PCIe Card has two sets of firmware. Both firmware sets are updated as a single F40 firmware package using the ddcli utility, or MSM:

  1. Download and store any firmware updates required to support the Sun Flash Accelerator F40 PCIe Card from this location:

    https://support.oracle.com

  2. Use the -listall command to identify the selected Sun Flash Accelerator F40 PCIe Card.

    See List All Command

  3. Verify that the firmware package file that is installed in the Sun Flash Accelerator F40 PCIe Card requires updating.

    See Health Reporting Command

  4. (Optional) If you are updating only specific cards in the server, use the -locate command to identify the logical mapping of the Sun Flash Accelerator F40 PCIe Card.

    Skip this step if you are updating all cards in the server with the specified firmware package.

    See Locate Card Command

  5. Use the -updatepkg command to update the selected Sun Flash Accelerator F40 PCIe Card with the specified firmware package.

    See Update Flash Package Command

  6. Verify that the updated firmware package is installed in the Sun Flash Accelerator F40 PCIe Card.

    See Health Reporting Command

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