irdfd - Internal RAID Disk Firmware Download Utility
/opt/raid4si/bin/irdfd -d <<<<device file>>>> -p '<<<<channel>>>>:<<<<target>>>>' -f
The irdfd utility performs online disk firmware download through the
Internal RAID controller. This utility may only be used by HP support
personnel. HP shall not be liable for any damages resulting from
misuse or unauthorized use of this utility. Since this utility does
not include checking to ensure against incorrect firmware or
regression of firmware revision, every effort must be made by the user
to guard against updating incorrect firmware as it can make the device
permanently unusable and data could be lost.
To update disk firmware using this utility, you need to obtain the
appropriate and unwrapped firmware version for the disk. Make sure
the controller and the disk are not in use before updating firmware.
If irmd(1M) is running, download may fail occasionally. Run the
utility again if this occurs. Firmware download may take up to
several minutes, depending on the type of disk.
irdfd requires the following command line options:
-d <<<<device file>>>> Specify the device file of the Internal
RAID controller to which the disk is
Specify the channel number and target ID
of the disk to download firmware.
-f <<<<firmware filename>>>> Specify the file that contains the
For example, you need to specify the following options to download
firmware file DMVS09D.HP07 to the disk at channel 0 with target ID 8
for the Internal RAID controller with device file /dev/iop0:
/opt/raid4si/bin/irdfd -d /dev/iop0 -p '0:8' -f DMVS09D.HP07
irdfd was developed by HP.
/opt/raid4si/bin/irdfd Executable file.
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irdiag(1M), irm(1M), irmd(1M), i2outil(1M), sam(1M), diskinfo(1M),
System Administration Tasks
RAID 4Si User's Guide
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