Drive firmware update overview

You can update the drive firmware through drive support packages or drive firmware packages.

Download and install either of these packages from Online Support depending on the OneFS version running on your cluster and the type of drives on the nodes.

Drive Support Package

For clusters running OneFS 7.1.1 and later, install a drive support package to update the drive firmware. You do not need to reboot the affected nodes to complete the firmware update. A drive support package provides the following additional capabilities:

Drive Firmware Package

For clusters running OneFS versions earlier than 7.1.1, or for clusters with non-bootflash nodes, install a cluster-wide drive firmware package to update the drive firmware. You must reboot the affected nodes to complete the firmware update.