Updating Firmware / ALOM / LSI on SUN Xnnnn servers

Updating Firmware / ALOM / LSI on SUN Xnnnn servers

1. Go to the sun website for your server
http://www.sun.com/x4100 (or what ever your server type is)

2. Select Support tab

3. click on download firmware and drivers

4. download the firmware update iso (now at 1.1.1.1 for the X4100)
you will need your sunsolve login

5. burn it

6. Set the bios to boot from CD as primary device

7. Follow the menu selections

Notes:
As a general rule, if you update bios you also need to update ALOM and visa-versa.

If you update a non M2 system with an M2 iso, or update a M2 system with a non M2 iso, your motherboard is now toast

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