Right Click the Equal Logic Group and Launch Group Manager; 1 launch-grpman " data-medium-file="https://i1com/ fit=550,309" class="size-thumbnail wp-image-718" title="1 launch-grpman" src="https://i1com/ resize=150,150" alt="1 launch-grpman" srcset="https://i1com/ After our Equal Logic PS6000 decided to go into a Net BSD Kernel Panic (crash) while performing a firmware update from version 5.1.1 to 5.1.2 using the Group Manager GUI, resulting in a firmware mismatch on our controllers, As advised by Equal Logic Tech support I performed another update to FW 5.1.2 using the CLI, with success.
I will be using winscp to copy the firmware TGZ file to the group member, winscp can be downloaded here, and Pu TTY a free Telnet/SSH client which can be found here.
Firstly download the firmware from Equal Logic Support https://support.Lets update the firmware. Waiting for secondary control module synchronization...
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Before carrying on with any further updates ensure that all volumes are online and that any i SCSI connections have re-established. zoom=3&resize=150,150 450w" sizes="(max-width: 150px) 100vw, 150px" data-recalc-dims="1" / Once you have entered the password, you will need to select the firmware update file, browse to where you have donwloaded the file to, if you selected the download in format it will need to be unzipped first. resize=150,150" alt="4 Select File" srcset="https://i2com/ As the Array restarts and updates the secondary controller, the group manager will display errors which to me look like the firmware update has gone wrong, don't worry the Gui needs to refesh give it time and or manually refresh the Gui to update the controller status. 5500 Array CLI Cluster Cluster shared Volumes Controller Core CSV Data Centre Dell Enterprise Equallogic ethernet Failover Clustering Firmware Flow Control Group Manager HA HITKIT Hyper-V iscsi Kernel MAP Tool Microsoft MIV tool MPIO Net BSD P2V Panic Power Connect PS4000 PS6000 Quorum Replication RSW SAN SANHQ SCVMM Server 2008 R2 Snapshot Storage Switch Virtualization VLAN Witness Disk App-V (1) Equallogic (10) Hyper-V (6) i SCSI (7) Microsoft (1) Power Connect (2) Uncategorized (1) Windows Server 2008 R2 (1) WP-Cumulus by Roy Tanck requires Flash Player 9 or better.