———————————- ——————————————- OBP 4.18.5 2005/10/21 OBP 4.30.0 2010/01/06 YES POST 4.30.4 2010/01/06 YES Type sa if you wish to select all available firmware releases for Installation. Fifth step, system will reboot, once system is up verify that the OBP firmware was successfully upgraded by issuing command: prtdiag -v System PROM revisions: ———————- OBP 4.30.0 2010/01/06 Sun Fire V210/V240, Netra 210/240 OBDIAG 4.30.4 2010/01/06 POST 4.30.4 2010/01/06 In short this is what I had to do to upgrade the firmware; no issues were presented during the installation of this patch, installation instructions are pretty clear and easy to follow. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.
First step, get the patch in our case it was patch 142700-02 Second step, uncompress patch and following the instructions you have to put file flash-update-Sun Fire240 in the root path / the reason for this is to be able to boot the OS from this binary file This is what we had prior to installation prtdiag -v System PROM revisions: ———————- OBP 4.18.5 2005/10/21 Sun Fire V210/V240, Netra 210/240 OBDIAG 4.18.5 2005/10/21 Third step, from root shell execute halt command: Jun 17 treassun62 halt: halted by root Jun 17 treassun62 rpc.metad: Terminated Jun 17 treassun62 syslogd: going down on signal 15 Jun 17 rpcbind: rpcbind terminating on signal. done Program terminated From the ok prompt I executed printenv command so I could see the boot variables.
ok printenv Variable Name Value Default Value boot-command boot boot diag-file diag-device disk0:a net boot-file boot-device disk0:a disk net use-nvramrc?
I have Sun Fire v440 server with old bios (or ALOM? So the fans installed in the server make a lot of noise, even if processors aren't heated.
I have some image files to update bios (alombootfw (boot image file) and alommainfw (main image file)), but i found only one manual to update ALOM firmware from Solaris OS (now debian squeeze istalled).