PERC H800 Firmware update from Linux failing?

Voll, Toivo toivo at usf.edu
Sun Aug 1 08:35:18 CDT 2010


We encountered the exact same problem with CentOS (That had been made to look like RedHat in the /etc/ -files for some other software.) 

Toivo Voll
Information Technology Communications
University of South Florida



On Jul 31, 2010, at 12:41 , i3D.net - Joep Gottlieb wrote:

> Had the same problem on a H700 about 2 weeks ago, finally solved it by reinstalling with a different disk to windows, after that the update went fine. Was Win 2k8 Web R2 (64b) for the record. 
> Best regards,
> 
> Joep Gottlieb
> 
> 
> 
> Op 31-7-2010 18:38, Tom Rockwell schreef:
>> Hi,
>> 
>> I tried to apply the latest firmware update to a PERC H800 controller 
>> using the Linux .BIN package.  It gave me the message that the update 
>> doesn't match the system (forget the exact wording) and wouldn't apply. 
>>   I have updated the controller on this system in the past (prior release).
>> 
>> I ended up applying the update using a PXE booted DOS image, and that 
>> went fine.
>> 
>> Anyone having problems installing using the file: 
>> 
>> http://ftp.us.dell.com/sas-raid/RAID_FRMW_LX_R269683.BIN
>> 
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> Tom Rockwell
>> 
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