System software release 1.9 is associated with system firmware version 18.104.22.168.a. Newer system firmware versions have a higher number or letter added. For example, a future software release might be associated with system firmware version 22.214.171.124.b.
Some product features are enabled only when the latest versions of patches and firmware are installed. To retain optimal system performance, security, and stability, you must install the latest operating system, patches, and firmware. For further information, see “Getting Server Firmware and Software Updates” in the Sun Server X3-2 Installation Guide.
To verify that the firmware is a minimum of 126.96.36.199.a or newer:
From the web interface, click System Information → Summary, then view the property information for the System Firmware Version in the General Information table.
From the CLI, at the command prompt (->) type: show /System/Firmware
For more details, refer to information about viewing system information and inventory in your server administration guide, which is available at http://www.oracle.com/goto/x86admindiag/docs.
Refer to the information about performing firmware updates in the Oracle ILOM Administrators Guide for Configuration and Maintenance, which is available at http://www.oracle.com/goto/ilom/docshttp://www.oracle.com/goto/ilom/docs. Ensure that you perform the preparatory steps described in that document before updating the firmware.