[Linux-PowerEdge] Random failing firmware updates

Larry Havemann lhavemann at edgecast.com
Thu Nov 15 14:20:48 CST 2012


That's how they are coming out of the factory....


-Larry


On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 4:31 AM, <Chris_Poblete at dell.com> wrote:

> Hi Larry,
>
> I see you provided the file " SAS_RAID_H310MM_20.10.1-0084_A04_ZPE.exe ".
> The update will fail since it requires the "Update for Microsoft Windows"
> package format.  For this component, try "
> SAS-RAID_Firmware_83RR8_WN32_20.10.1-0084_A04.EXE ".
>
> Another observation I see on that system is that the current firmware
> level "20.11." is higher than the latest update "20.10.".  This is odd but
> hopefully it does not give you trouble.
>
> Thanks,
> Chris
>
> From: linux-poweredge-bounces-Lists On Behalf Of Larry Havemann
> Sent: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 10:06 PM
> To: linux-poweredge-Lists
> Subject: [Linux-PowerEdge] Random failing firmware updates
>
> Hello all,
>
> Maybe someone else has seen this.  I have several servers that are failing
> to update their raid firmware via wsman/recite while several others with
> the exact same hardware config are passing, below is the output from two
> servers one that worked and another that failed.  If anyone has any idea
> why some fail and others don't that would be awesome.
>
> Server1:
>
> DCIM_PCIDeviceView
>   BusNumber = 3
>   DataBusWidth = 0002
>   Description = PERC H310 Mini Monolithics
>   DeviceNumber = 0
>   FQDD = RAID.Integrated.1-1
>   FunctionNumber = 0
>   InstanceID = RAID.Integrated.1-1
>   LastSystemInventoryTime = 20121114223824.000000+000
>   LastUpdateTime = 20121112164209.000000+000
>   Manufacturer = LSI Logic / Symbios Logic
>   PCIDeviceID = 0073
>   PCISubDeviceID = 1F51
>   PCISubVendorID = 1028
>   PCIVendorID = 1000
>   SlotLength = 0002
>   SlotType = 0002
>
> --> Set $fqdd RAID.Integrated.1-1
> Thu Nov 15 03:55:07 2012: Set $fqdd RAID.Integrated.1-1
> --> Set $instanceid DCIM:INSTALLED#301_C_RAID.Integrated.1-1
> Thu Nov 15 03:55:07 2012: Set $instanceid
> DCIM:INSTALLED#301_C_RAID.Integrated.1-1
> --> GetSoftwareIdentity InstanceID=$fqdd:$instanceid
> Thu Nov 15 03:55:12 2012: GetSoftwareIdentity InstanceID=$fqdd:$instanceid
> wsman get "
> http://schemas.dmtf.org/wbem/wscim/1/cim-schema/2/root/dcim/DCIM_SoftwareIdentity?InstanceID=RAID.Integrated.1-1:DCIM:INSTALLED#301_C_RAID.Integrated.1-1"
> -h 10.18.16.148 -P 443 -u root -p ****** -V -v -c dummy.cert -j utf-8 -y
> basic
>
> DCIM_SoftwareIdentity
>   BuildNumber = 0
>   Classifications = 10
>   ComponentID
>   ComponentType = FRMW
>   DeviceID = 0073
>   ElementName = PERC H310 Mini
>   FQDD = RAID.Integrated.1-1
>   IdentityInfoType =
> OrgID:ComponentType:VendorID:DeviceID:SubVendorID:SubDeviceID
>   IdentityInfoValue = DCIM:firmware:1000:0073:1028:1F51
>   InstallationDate = 2012-10-11T19:44:18Z
>   InstanceID = DCIM:INSTALLED#301_C_RAID.Integrated.1-1
>   IsEntity = true
>   MajorVersion = 20
>   MinorVersion = 11
>   RevisionNumber
>   RevisionString = 0-0002
>   Status = Installed
>   SubDeviceID = 1F51
>   SubVendorID = 1028
>   Updateable = true
>   VendorID = 1000
>   VersionString = 20.11.0-0002
>   impactsTPMmeasurements = true
>
> --> InstallFromURI TargetRef=$instanceid URI=http://REMOVEDIP/fw_updates/R620/SAS_RAID_H310MM_20.10.1-0084_A04_ZPE.exe
> Thu Nov 15 03:56:31 2012: InstallFromURI TargetRef=$instanceid URI=
> http://REMOVED IP/fw_updates/R620/SAS_RAID_H310MM_20.10.1-0084_A04_ZPE.exe
> wsman invoke -a InstallFromURI "
> http://schemas.dmtf.org/wbem/wscim/1/cim-schema/2/root/dcim/DCIM_SoftwareInstallationService?CreationClassName=DCIM_SoftwareInstallationService,SystemCreationClassName=DCIM_ComputerSystem,SystemName=IDRAC:ID,Name=SoftwareUpdate"
> -h 10.18.16.148 -P 443 -u root -p ****** -V -v -c dummy.cert -j utf-8 -y
> basic -J /tmp/tmpqsXOGf
>
> <p:InstallFromURI_INPUT xmlns:p="
> http://schemas.dmtf.org/wbem/wscim/1/cim-schema/2/root/dcim/DCIM_SoftwareInstallationService
> ">
>   <p:Target xmlns:a="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2004/08/addressing"
> xmlns:w="http://schemas.dmtf.org/wbem/wsman/1/wsman.xsd">
>     <a:Address>
> http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2004/08/addressing/role/anonymous
> </a:Address>
>     <a:ReferenceParameters>
>       <w:ResourceURI>
> http://schemas.dell.com/wbem/wscim/1/cim-schema/2/DCIM_SoftwareIdentity
> </w:ResourceURI>
>       <w:SelectorSet>
>         <w:Selector
> Name="InstanceID">DCIM:INSTALLED#301_C_RAID.Integrated.1-1</w:Selector>
>       </w:SelectorSet>
>     </a:ReferenceParameters>
>   </p:Target>
>   <p:URI>http://REMOVEDIP/fw_updates/R620/SAS_RAID_H310MM_20.10.1-0084_A04_ZPE.exe</p:URI>
> </p:InstallFromURI_INPUT>
>
> InstallFromURI_OUTPUT
>   Job
>     EndpointReference
>       Address =
> http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2004/08/addressing/role/anonymous
>       ReferenceParameters
>         ResourceURI =
> http://schemas.dell.com/wbem/wscim/1/cim-schema/2/DCIM_LifecycleJob
>         SelectorSet
>           InstanceID = JID_529333151433
>           __cimnamespace = root/dcim
>   ReturnValue = 4096
>
> --> GetLifecycleJob InstanceID=JID_529333151433
> Thu Nov 15 03:57:58 2012: GetLifecycleJob InstanceID=JID_529333151433
> wsman get "
> http://schemas.dmtf.org/wbem/wscim/1/cim-schema/2/root/dcim/DCIM_LifecycleJob?InstanceID=JID_529333151433"
> -h 10.18.16.148 -P 443 -u root -p ****** -V -v -c dummy.cert -j utf-8 -y
> basic
>
> DCIM_LifecycleJob
>   ElapsedTimeSinceCompletion = 1
>   InstanceID = JID_529333151433
>   JobStartTime = NA
>   JobStatus = Failed
>   JobUntilTime = NA
>   Message = Package extraction failed.
>   MessageArguments = NA
>   MessageID = RED008
>   Name = update:DCIM:INSTALLED#301_C_RAID.Integrated.1-1
>   PercentComplete = NA
>
> 10.18.16.148 - - [15/Nov/2012:03:56:47 +0000] "GET
> /fw_updates/R620/SAS_RAID_H310MM_20.10.1-0084_A04_ZPE.exe HTTP/1.1" 200
> 2752976 "-" "(null)"
>
> Server 2:
>
> DCIM_PCIDeviceView
>   BusNumber = 3
>   DataBusWidth = 0002
>   Description = PERC H310 Mini Monolithics
>   DeviceNumber = 0
>   FQDD = RAID.Integrated.1-1
>   FunctionNumber = 0
>   InstanceID = RAID.Integrated.1-1
>   LastSystemInventoryTime = 20121113214958.000000+000
>   LastUpdateTime = 20121112164218.000000+000
>   Manufacturer = LSI Logic / Symbios Logic
>   PCIDeviceID = 0073
>   PCISubDeviceID = 1F51
>   PCISubVendorID = 1028
>   PCIVendorID = 1000
>   SlotLength = 0002
>   SlotType = 0002
>
> --> set $IP 10.18.16.18
> Thu Nov 15 03:58:19 2012: set $IP 10.18.16.18
> --> Set $fqdd RAID.Integrated.1-1
> Thu Nov 15 03:58:37 2012: Set $fqdd RAID.Integrated.1-1
> --> Set $instanceid DCIM:INSTALLED#301_C_RAID.Integrated.1-1
> Thu Nov 15 03:58:37 2012: Set $instanceid
> DCIM:INSTALLED#301_C_RAID.Integrated.1-1
> --> GetSoftwareIdentity InstanceID=$fqdd:$instanceid
> Thu Nov 15 03:58:41 2012: GetSoftwareIdentity InstanceID=$fqdd:$instanceid
> wsman get "
> http://schemas.dmtf.org/wbem/wscim/1/cim-schema/2/root/dcim/DCIM_SoftwareIdentity?InstanceID=RAID.Integrated.1-1:DCIM:INSTALLED#301_C_RAID.Integrated.1-1"
> -h 10.18.16.18 -P 443 -u root -p ****** -V -v -c dummy.cert -j utf-8 -y
> basic
>
> DCIM_SoftwareIdentity
>   BuildNumber = 0
>   Classifications = 10
>   ComponentID
>   ComponentType = FRMW
>   DeviceID = 0073
>   ElementName = PERC H310 Mini
>   FQDD = RAID.Integrated.1-1
>   IdentityInfoType =
> OrgID:ComponentType:VendorID:DeviceID:SubVendorID:SubDeviceID
>   IdentityInfoValue = DCIM:firmware:1000:0073:1028:1F51
>   InstallationDate = 2012-10-12T01:00:20Z
>   InstanceID = DCIM:INSTALLED#301_C_RAID.Integrated.1-1
>   IsEntity = true
>   MajorVersion = 20
>   MinorVersion = 10
>   RevisionNumber
>   RevisionString = 1-0084
>   Status = Installed
>   SubDeviceID = 1F51
>   SubVendorID = 1028
>   Updateable = true
>   VendorID = 1000
>   VersionString = 20.10.1-0084
>   impactsTPMmeasurements = true
>
> 10.18.16.18 - - [15/Nov/2012:00:11:14 +0000] "GET
> /fw_updates/R620/SAS_RAID_H310MM_20.10.1-0084_A04_ZPE.exe HTTP/1.1" 200
> 2752976 "-" "(null)"
>
> Thanks,
> -Larry
>
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