download - download new controller or disk firmware.
download -D slot [-?] codefilename array-id
download -C [-?] codefilename array-id
download -M [-?] array-id
download -i [-?]
download copies new firmware code to the controller or disks in the
disk array identified by array-id. The new code is stored in the file
identified by codefilename. Firmware can also be copied from a
primary controller to a secondary controller.
The array-id used to address the disk array can be the disk array
serial number, the character device file name of any LUN on the array
(LUN 0 if no LUNs are created), or the alias text string assigned to
the disk array.
When downloading new firmware code, the arraymond disk monitor and
ARMServer can be turned off to avoid error messages generated while
the disk array is not accessible. To turn off arraymond and ARMServer
use the following command line:
To restart arraymond and ARMServer use the following command line:
download supports the following options:
-C Download new controller firmware. If there are two
controllers installed in the disk array, new
firmware will be downloaded to both.
-D slot Download firmware to the disk installed in the
cabinet slot identified by slot. Slot numbers
must be of the form An or Bn, where A or B
correspond to a cabinet column, and n corresponds
to a shelf position (1-6).
-i Display the serial number and firmware revisions
for all disk arrays currently connected to and
recognized by the server. Because this option is
device-independent, it does not use array-id .
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-M Copy the controller firmware from the primary
controller to the secondary controller.
-? Display expanded usage message. This option
overrides all others.
LC_MESSAGES determines the language in which messages are displayed.
The current language settings can be checked with locale(1).
download returns the following values:
0 Successful completion.
1 An error in execution (I/O, subsystem, security, etc.)
2 An error in command syntax occurred: for example, an unknown
command-line option was passed.
3 Timeout in communication to server. May indicate ARMServer is
The following messages can be generated by download:
Usage: download -D slot | -C | -M [-?] codefilename array-id
An error in command syntax has occurred. Re-enter the command
with all necessary arguments.
download: Arg out of range
One of the arguments has exceeded its maximum or minimum size, or
is incorrect in form. Check the size and form of each argument.
download: Unknown argument
An invalid argument was specified. Check command usage.
download: No such file or directory
The specified array-id does not exist or does not identify a disk
array that is communicating with the system. Verify the correct
array-id with ioscan(1M) or arraydsp(1M).
download: Error in command execution, <<<<Additional Error Info>>>>:
<<<<Error Info Decode>>>>
The command failed due to a device error, an internal error, or a
system error. The Additional Error Info and Error Info Decode
fields will hold specifics about the failure and its cause.
download: Array was just powered-on or reset.
The command failed because the disk array has been powered-on or
reset. Reissue the command and it should succeed.
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Download new firmware from file coderev2.1 to the controllers on the
disk array identified by device file /dev/rdsk/c2t0d0:
download -C coderev2.1 /dev/rdsk/c2t0d0
Download new firmware from file diskrev3.2 to the disk installed in
slot B2 of disk array serial number 00786b5c0000:
download -D B2 diskrev3.2 00786b5c0000
Copy the current firmware from the primary controller to the secondary
controller on disk array identified by alias AUTORAID4:
download -M AUTORAID4
This command is modified for all security configurations.
Use of this command is restricted to authorized users only.
This command requires the sysadmin authorization to successfully
The command has been modified to support least privilege. The
potential privileges possessed by the command and their uses include:
allowdacread This privilege is raised to provide discretionary
read access to the devices.
allowdacwrite This privilege is raised to provide discretionary
write access to the devices.
allowmacread This privilege is raised to provide mandatory read
access to the devices.
allowmacwrite This privilege is raised to provide mandatory
write access to the devices.
filesysops This privilege is raised to allow the mknod(2)
system call to succeed.
writeaudit The command generates its own audit records and
submits these directly to the system audit trail.
This privilege is raised whenever the command
needs to write an audit record.
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download was developed by HP.
ARMServer(1M), arraycfg(1M), arraydsp(1M), arrayfmt(1M), arraylog(1M),
arraymgr(1M), arrayrbld(1M), arrayrecover(1M), drivetest(1M),
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