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* RECOMMENDED * Online ROM Flash Component for Windows (x64) - Smart Array P212, P410, P410i, P411, P711m, P712m, and P812

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Type: Firmware - Storage Controller
Version: 6.64(15 Jun 2015)
Operating System(s):
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64 | View all
Multi-part download
File name: cp026512.exe (5.7 MB)
File name: cp026512.md5 (48 Bytes)
This x64 Smart Component provides firmware for the following storage controllers: Smart Array P212, P410, P410i, P411, P711m, P712m, and P812

To ensure the integrity of your download, HP recommends verifying your results with the following MD5 Checksum values:

14c09068ccfd40e44bf4d5220f2eabfa cp026512.exe
dd8f4fef2b3f4cd04d40ec14f4efb76e cp026512.md5

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:
To update firmware from Windows operating system on target server:

  • Place the Smart Component in a temporary directory.
  • Double-click on the Smart Component.
  • Follow the directions given by the Smart Component.
  • Reboot your system if you would like the update to take effect immediately.
To use HP Smart Update Manager from the HP Service Pack for ProLiant :
  • Place the desired firmware to be updated in the directory, \SPP20xxxxx\hp\swpackages
  • Locate Start.html which is found in the root of the ISO
  • Open the html file in a supported browser
  • Follow the instructions on the screen

End User License Agreements:
Hewlett-Packard End User License Agreement


Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Notes:

Deliverable Name:
   Online ROM Flash Component for Windows (x64) - Smart Array P212, P410, P410i, P411, P711m, P712m, and P812

Release Version and/or Date: 
     6.64

Last Recommended or Critical Version:
     6.64

Previous Version of Firmware:
     6.62

Firmware Dependency:
     None 

Enhancements/New Features:

     None

Problems Fixed:

  • Running SMARTCTL (smartmontools) on HP Proliant G6/G7 (Px1x) Smart Array controllers that have firmware version 5.70 to 6.62 installed with SATA drives attached may result in system not responding or reboot. Wehn reboot occurred, a reboot 1719 POST error message with lockup 0x15 displayed.

Known Issues:
     None


Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


  • Running SMARTCTL (smartmontools) on HP Proliant G6/G7 (Px1x) Smart Array controllers that have firmware version 5.70 to 6.62 installed with SATA drives attached may result in system not responding or reboot. When reboot occurred, a reboot 1719 POST error message with lockup 0x15 displayed.
Version:6.64 (B) (1 Oct 2015)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


  • Running SMARTCTL (smartmontools) on HP Proliant G6/G7 (Px1x) Smart Array controllers that have firmware version 5.70 to 6.62 installed with SATA drives attached may result in system not responding or reboot. When reboot occurred, a reboot 1719 POST error message with lockup 0x15 displayed.

Version:6.64 (15 Jun 2015)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


  • Running SMARTCTL (smartmontools) on HP Proliant G6/G7 (Px1x) Smart Array controllers that have firmware version 5.70 to 6.62 installed with SATA drives attached may result in system not responding or reboot. When reboot occurred, a reboot 1719 POST error message with lockup 0x15 displayed.

Version:6.62 (6 Apr 2015)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Problems Fixed:

  • On systems configured with HP Smart Array P711m controllers connected to logical volumes on HP P2000 G3 SAS storage arrays, the Smart Array device driver ‘hpsa’ would cease to function during installation of VMware vSphere 5.5 Update 2.
  • After the Smart Array device driver 'hpsa' was upgraded to version 3.4.6-165 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Update 4 or Update 5 on a server configured with logical volumes on HP P2000 G3 Storage Systems or HP MSA 2040 SAS Storage Arrays, the system would cease to function and an HP Smart Array P712m controller lockup would be reported after reboot. (POST Error: 1719 - A controller failure event occurred prior to this power-up. (Previous lock up code = 0x13))
Enhancements

Enhancements/New Features:

  • Performance enhancement when a drive starts to degrade due to excessive recovered media errors.

Version:6.60 (9 Sep 2014)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Problems Fixed in version 6.60:
This firmware release resolved the following issues:

  • After a mode toggle at EFI ORCA was performed, the controller name would not be displayed when running the command: “reconnect –r”.
  • Controller displayed a POST error message 1805 “Cache Module Super–Cap is not installed” when the controller was configured to work without super-capacitors.
  • Corrected thermal behavior with HDDs.
  • Controllers configured with one or more SATA spare drives and firmware version 6.40 (or earlier) may halt with "Lockup Code = 0xAB" after 64, 128, or 256 days.
  • HP Smart Array P812 controller onboard expander firmware was updated to version 3.12 to enforce 3Gbps SATA connection speeds which is the maximum supported SATA data rate on HP Smart Array P212, P410, P410i, P411, P711m, P712m, and P812 controllers.
Enhancements

Enhancements/New Features

  • Enhanced the controller SAS discovery logic to tolerate devices that may be resetting.
  • Added a new POST message 1813 to indicate bad or failed battery charge circuit.


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Type: Firmware - Storage Controller
Version: 6.64(15 Jun 2015)
Operating System(s):
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Essentials
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2

Description

This x64 Smart Component provides firmware for the following storage controllers: Smart Array P212, P410, P410i, P411, P711m, P712m, and P812

Installation Instructions

To ensure the integrity of your download, HP recommends verifying your results with the following MD5 Checksum values:

14c09068ccfd40e44bf4d5220f2eabfa cp026512.exe
dd8f4fef2b3f4cd04d40ec14f4efb76e cp026512.md5

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:
To update firmware from Windows operating system on target server:

  • Place the Smart Component in a temporary directory.
  • Double-click on the Smart Component.
  • Follow the directions given by the Smart Component.
  • Reboot your system if you would like the update to take effect immediately.
To use HP Smart Update Manager from the HP Service Pack for ProLiant :
  • Place the desired firmware to be updated in the directory, \SPP20xxxxx\hp\swpackages
  • Locate Start.html which is found in the root of the ISO
  • Open the html file in a supported browser
  • Follow the instructions on the screen

Release Notes

End User License Agreements:
Hewlett-Packard End User License Agreement


Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Notes:

Deliverable Name:
   Online ROM Flash Component for Windows (x64) - Smart Array P212, P410, P410i, P411, P711m, P712m, and P812

Release Version and/or Date: 
     6.64

Last Recommended or Critical Version:
     6.64

Previous Version of Firmware:
     6.62

Firmware Dependency:
     None 

Enhancements/New Features:

     None

Problems Fixed:

  • Running SMARTCTL (smartmontools) on HP Proliant G6/G7 (Px1x) Smart Array controllers that have firmware version 5.70 to 6.62 installed with SATA drives attached may result in system not responding or reboot. Wehn reboot occurred, a reboot 1719 POST error message with lockup 0x15 displayed.

Known Issues:
     None


Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


  • Running SMARTCTL (smartmontools) on HP Proliant G6/G7 (Px1x) Smart Array controllers that have firmware version 5.70 to 6.62 installed with SATA drives attached may result in system not responding or reboot. When reboot occurred, a reboot 1719 POST error message with lockup 0x15 displayed.

Revision History

Version:6.64 (B) (1 Oct 2015)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


  • Running SMARTCTL (smartmontools) on HP Proliant G6/G7 (Px1x) Smart Array controllers that have firmware version 5.70 to 6.62 installed with SATA drives attached may result in system not responding or reboot. When reboot occurred, a reboot 1719 POST error message with lockup 0x15 displayed.

Version:6.64 (15 Jun 2015)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


  • Running SMARTCTL (smartmontools) on HP Proliant G6/G7 (Px1x) Smart Array controllers that have firmware version 5.70 to 6.62 installed with SATA drives attached may result in system not responding or reboot. When reboot occurred, a reboot 1719 POST error message with lockup 0x15 displayed.

Version:6.62 (6 Apr 2015)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Problems Fixed:

  • On systems configured with HP Smart Array P711m controllers connected to logical volumes on HP P2000 G3 SAS storage arrays, the Smart Array device driver ‘hpsa’ would cease to function during installation of VMware vSphere 5.5 Update 2.
  • After the Smart Array device driver 'hpsa' was upgraded to version 3.4.6-165 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Update 4 or Update 5 on a server configured with logical volumes on HP P2000 G3 Storage Systems or HP MSA 2040 SAS Storage Arrays, the system would cease to function and an HP Smart Array P712m controller lockup would be reported after reboot. (POST Error: 1719 - A controller failure event occurred prior to this power-up. (Previous lock up code = 0x13))
Enhancements

Enhancements/New Features:

  • Performance enhancement when a drive starts to degrade due to excessive recovered media errors.

Version:6.60 (9 Sep 2014)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Problems Fixed in version 6.60:
This firmware release resolved the following issues:

  • After a mode toggle at EFI ORCA was performed, the controller name would not be displayed when running the command: “reconnect –r”.
  • Controller displayed a POST error message 1805 “Cache Module Super–Cap is not installed” when the controller was configured to work without super-capacitors.
  • Corrected thermal behavior with HDDs.
  • Controllers configured with one or more SATA spare drives and firmware version 6.40 (or earlier) may halt with "Lockup Code = 0xAB" after 64, 128, or 256 days.
  • HP Smart Array P812 controller onboard expander firmware was updated to version 3.12 to enforce 3Gbps SATA connection speeds which is the maximum supported SATA data rate on HP Smart Array P212, P410, P410i, P411, P711m, P712m, and P812 controllers.
Enhancements

Enhancements/New Features

  • Enhanced the controller SAS discovery logic to tolerate devices that may be resetting.
  • Added a new POST message 1813 to indicate bad or failed battery charge circuit.