After firmware for a device has been updated, the device might need to be reset. This requirement is different with each device; the reset functionality might be part of the update procedure or a separate function. To determine if your device requires a reset after a firmware update, consult the release notes included with your firmware.
fwupdate reset target -n devicename
The reset subcommand supports the following targets:
Options for the reset subcommand are listed in the following table.
To reset the Oracle ILOM service processor:
# fwupdate reset sysfw -n devicename
Where devicename is the device ID of the service processor as derived from the fwupdate list all command. This command only resets the service processor. It does not reset the host.
To reset a specific controller, type:
# fwupdate reset controller -n c2
This command resets the controller identified as c2 when using the fwupdate list all command.