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Oracle® X7 Series Servers Administration Guide

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Updated: October 2019

Update the Hardware Device Firmware (Oracle Hardware Management Pack)

The fwupdate CLI tool in Oracle Hardware Management Pack enables you to query, update, and validate the firmware of storage devices such as host bus adapters (HBAs), expanders, and disks on the server. fwupdate is supported on Linux and Solaris operating systems.

  1. Obtain the FIRMWARE PACK patch as described in Download Firmware and Software Updates From My Oracle Support.
  2. Ensure that the update files are accessible from the server operating system.
  3. Access the operating system command-line with root privileges.

    For more information, see Accessing the Host Console or Accessing Oracle Hardware Management Pack.

  4. Type the fwupdate command.

    The fwupdate command enables you to update the firmware in automatic mode or manual mode. For details, refer to the Related Information section.

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