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On a very limited number of ProLiant BL465c G7 server blades, when an attempt is made to flash the System ROM to a later version, the message,
Reprogramming…..Flash Programming failed
will be displayed
and the attempt will be unsuccessful.
To correct this issue, update to System Programmable Logic Device Version 15 for the ProLiant BL465c G7 as shown below. The Smart Components are available as follows:
Linux Smart Component:
Windows Smart Component:
Ensure that the server is running the latest available version of HP Integrated Lights-Out 3 (iLO 3) Firmware, available here:
Perform the following steps to obtain the latest iLO 3 firmware version:
- Click on the following link:
- Select the appropriate operating system.
- Click on "Firmware - Lights-Out Management."
- Locate, download, and install iLO 3 Firmware Version 1.20 (or later).
Perform the following:
- Power the server blade OFF.
- Update iLO 3 to firmware version 1.20 (or later).
- Update to the Service Pack for ProLiant (HP SPP) Version 2012.02
- Reseat the server blade.
- Power the server ON and update the CPLD, available at the links above. If the update fails, perform the steps again. If the update fails a second time, contact HP Support to replace the System Board:
In North America, contact Customer Support at 1-800-334-5144
For Customer Support outside of North America, click on the following URL for a list of Customer Support Centers and appropriate phone numbers:
RECEIVE PROACTIVE UPDATES
: Receive support alerts (such as Customer Advisories), as well as updates on drivers, software, firmware, and customer replaceable components, proactively via e-mail through HP Subscriber's Choice. Sign up for Subscriber's Choice at the following URL:
: For hints on navigating HP.com to locate the latest drivers, patches, and other support software downloads for ProLiant servers and Options, refer to the
Navigation Tips document
: For hints on locating similar documents on HP.com, refer to the
Search Tips document
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