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ES3000 V3 NVMe PCIe SSD User Guide 20

This document provides the product information about the Huawei ES3000 V3 PCIe SSD (ES3000 V3 for short) and describes how to install, configure, operate, and maintain the ES3000 V3.
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Upgrading the Firmware of an SSD

Upgrading the Firmware of an SSD


This command is used to upgrade the firmware of an SSD.
If you run the following command with activeflag set to 1 (that is, firmware will be activated immediately), services may be stopped. Before running this command, ensure that stopping services has no adverse impact.


hioadm updatefw -d devicename -f fwimagefile [-s slot] [-a activeflag]


Parameter Description Value
devicename Name of an SSD. Example: nvme0
fwimagefile Path of the target firmware image file. Example: /home/fw_image.img
slot Slot of the target firmware. 1, 2 or 3
  • If this parameter is not specified, a slot with firmware not in use will be selected.
  • If firmware in slot 1 is in use, slot 2 will be selected by default.
activeflag Firmware activation mode.
  • 0: Downloaded firmware is activated after the next reset.
  • 1: Firmware is activated immediately after being downloaded.
If this parameter is not set, the downloaded firmware is activated after the next reset.

Usage Guidelines



# Download the nvme0 firmware and make it activated after the next reset.

[root@localhost tool]# hioadm updatefw -d nvme0 -f ES3000V3_FW_2.08.bin -s 3 -a 0 
slot  version   activation 
1    1.01      
2    2.11     next 
3    2.09     current 
WARNING! You have selected slot <3> to update the firmware image.  
WARNING! You have selected the update firmware operation.  
Proceed with the update firmware operation? (Y|N): y 
Please do not remove driver or SSD device 
Loading... OK
Downloading and replacing the firmware image at slot <3> successed. 
Activating the firmware image at slot <3> successed.
Updated: 2019-03-12

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