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Sun Blade 6000 Modular System


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Document Information

Using This Documentation

Documentation and Feedback

About This Documentation

About System Features and Components

System Features


Server and Storage Modules

Server Modules and On-Board Modules

Storage Modules

Network Express Modules


Power Supplies and Front Fan Modules

Rear Fan Modules

Chassis Monitoring Module and Service Processor

Identifying CMM Models


Oracle ILOM 3.1

Sun Blade Zone Manager

Managing Firmware

Firmware Overview

How Sun Blade 6000 Firmware Is Released

Software Update Documentation

Chassis and Component Firmware Compatibility

How to Download Sun Blade 6000 CMM Firmware

Updating Server Module and NEM Firmware

Guidelines for Updating Firmware

Adding a Server Module to the Chassis

Chassis and Server Modules Running Oracle ILOM

ELOM-to-ILOM Transition

Updating Firmware to Support SAS-2 Components

Oracle ILOM CMM Documentation


Guidelines for Updating Firmware

Specific instructions for updating chassis and component firmware are available in the Sun Blade 6000 Modular System Firmware Update Guide.

The following are general guidelines for updating chassis firmware:


Caution - Some firmware upgrade procedures remove a component from service. For example, server module ILOM upgrade procedures might shut down the server to perform BIOS upgrades. NEM and storage module firmware upgrades (or hot-swapping) might interrupt I/O connectivity to multiple blades.