Platform Notes: Using luxadm Software

Downloading fcode to FC25/S Host Adapters (fc_s_download)

Use the fc_s_download subcommand to download new fcode into all the FC25/S SBus Cards. (This is the 25 MHz host adapter card that connects to SPARCstorage Arrays.)

The fc_s_download subcommand is interactive; it waits for user confirmation before downloading the fcode.

The version of the FC/S SBus Cards fcode that was released with this version of the Operating System is located in the directory usr/lib/firmware/fc_s and is named fc_s_fcode.

Supported on:

Caution - Caution -

Ensure that you download the usr/lib/firmware/fc_s/fc_s_fcode file.

Caution - Caution -

Only use fc_s_download subcommand in single user mode; otherwise the FC/S card could be reset.

luxadm [ -v ] fc_s_download [-F] [-f fcode-file]

Table 2-11 fc_s_download Options




Forcibly downloads the fcode. The subcommand expects user confirmation before the download. 

-f fcode-file

The name of the file that has the new fcode. When the fc_s_download subcommand is invoked without the [-f fcode-file] option, the current version of the fcode in each FC/S SBus card is printed.