Question
I am updating the latest IT firmware for the AOC-USAS2-L8i. After executing the provided flash utility I received the error, "ERROR: Failed to initialize PAL. Exiting program ". A quick earch turned up a LSI support article indicating an workarounds to use an alternative EFI flashing utility. My X9SCM-F motherboard does utilize EFI so I was wondering if you could provide the EFI version of the SAS2flash utility & instruction.
Answer
You may contact Supermicro Tech Support for the EFI version of the SAS2Flash utility or download it directly from LSI website. Below is the instruction:
1. save FW and utility to flash drive
2. boot to UEFI shell
3. change to flash drive
- Usually fs0 but please check "map" command
- Shell> map
- Shell> fs0:
4. flash FW
-Shell>sasflash -f firmware.fw -b bios.rom
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FAQ ID Related Category / Keyword Date Posted Code
12970 BIOS:
- AMI BIOS
Storage:
- JBOD
- SAS
10/31/11 JC


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