Critical update!!! IBM x3850 m2 server mr10k Raid Card firmware update process and files


You should do this before installing any OS or ESXi server.

Critical update!!! IBM x3850 m2 server mr10k Raid Card firmware update process and files

IBM ServeRAID MR10k SAS Controller Firmware Update

Adapters Supported: IBM ServeRAID MR10k SAS Controller (43W4280)

Version 11.0.1-0042 – Critical

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Enhancements:

– Adjust various battery parameters and alerts to improve product
– Reword the battery ‘Prefail‚ and ‘Fail‚ Alerts and all places it is documented
– Add visibility of ‘battery nearing end of usable life‚ condition to CLI and MSM
– Adjust parameters used to calculate battery capacity amount for Early Warning and EOL alerts

Fixes
– Fixed issue where While correcting massive UNC sectors, I/O will be interrupted causing OS becomes unusable
– Fixed issue where SPD Data can get Corrupted  on Boot causing the following message on boot the message displayed is “Check SDRAM Connection”.
– Fixed issue where firmware has Incompleted Writes During Power Fail and Recovery causing the following message on boot “Controller cache discarded due to memory/battery problems

Download the following 3 files from here:
IBM x3850m2 7233 – MR10K Raid Controller Firmware update DOS diskettes

ibm_fw3_sraidmr_10k-11.0.1-0042_dos_i386.img
ibm_fw2_sraidmr_10k-11.0.1-0042_dos_i386.img
ibm_fw1_sraidmr_10k-11.0.1-0042_dos_i386.img

To create the utilities diskettes:

1.  Using an image writing application, such as dd for Linux, or rawrite for Windows, create a diskette from the image files.
2.  Insert the diskette into the floppy drive (or into a USB floppy drive)  and reboot the system.
3.  The system will boot to DOS.
4.  Insert each of the remaining diskettes when prompted.
5.  Once the update is complete, remove the last diskette and reboot the system.

IBM ServeRAID MR10k SAS Controller Firmware Update

Adapters Supported: IBM ServeRAID MR10k SAS Controller (43W4280)

Version 11.0.1-0042 – Critical

——————-

Enhancements:

– Adjust various battery parameters and alerts to improve product
– Reword the battery ‘Prefail‚ and ‘Fail‚ Alerts and all places it is documented
– Add visibility of ‘battery nearing end of usable life‚ condition to CLI and MSM
– Adjust parameters used to calculate battery capacity amount for Early Warning and EOL alerts

Fixes
– Fixed issue where While correcting massive UNC sectors, I/O will be interrupted causing OS becomes unusable
– Fixed issue where SPD Data can get Corrupted  on Boot causing the following message on boot the message displayed is “Check SDRAM Connection”.
– Fixed issue where firmware has Incompleted Writes During Power Fail and Recovery causing the following message on boot “Controller cache discarded due to memory/battery problems