Jan 072009

Steps to updating flashimage on Sun M5000 servers:

Download latest flash image


Download to usb drive.

I had to rename the file “[]” were put into the name on download.

I made a directory named images

Moved renamed file (FFXCP1071.tar.gz) into images directory.

(The usb port is on the XSCF card in rear of system)

Load image into system memory:

XSCF>getflashimage file:///media/usb_msd/images/FFXCP1071.tar.gz

Answer: Y (Loads image into memory)

Install image:

XSCF>flashupdate -c update -m xcp -s 1071

Answer: Y