TITLE: HP Firmware Upgrade for Specific Seagate Cheetah 10,000 rpm SCSI Hard Drives VERSION: HPC3 Rev. A DESCRIPTION: This package provides a firmware upgrade that is specifically designed for Seagate Cheetah 10K.7 10,000 rpm SCSI Hard Drives in the supported PARISC workstation models. NOTE: The following drive model strings and firmware revision levels, which are visible with most drive inquiry tools, correspond to drives for which this upgrade is applicable: - HP 73.4G ST373207LW HPC3 - HP 146 G ST3146707LW HPC3 - HP 300 G ST3300007LW HPC3 HP does not recommend trying to apply this firmware package to drives other than those identified in the preceding list. This package contains a lif volume, which can be put on tape or CD, that contains all the necessary files to update the identified hard drives. It also contains the individual firmware files to be used with the HP Support Tool Manager. PURPOSE: Critical SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP38683 SUPERSEDES: None EFFECTIVE DATE: March 28, 2008 CATEGORY: Driver - Storage SSM SUPPORTED: No PRODUCT TYPE(S): Workstations HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S): HP c8000 Workstation: All Models SOFTWARE PRODUCT(S): None OPERATING SYSTEM(S): HP-UX 11.x LANGUAGE(S): Global ENHANCEMENTS: N/A FIXES: - Fixes a drive dropout issue that may occur with certain Seagate SCSI hard drives, in an idle system, after installing an LVM patch. PREREQUISITES: None INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Download the SoftPaq file to a directory on your hard drive. 2. Copy the Seagate10K7-HPC3.tar.gz file to the /var/tmp directory. If copying to a system using ftp, be sure to use BINARY mode. Unzip the file using gunzip. Extract the individual files using tar. The expected checksums for each of the firmware binary files are in cksums.txt. Read the instructions found in ReleaseNote.txt to update drive firmware. Copyright (c) 2008 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.