FC Brocades / IBM Branded Brocades / EMC Branded Brocades FOS Upgrade

Go …

Download related FOS and out it on any FTP server or you can use SCP too ! File Name section you can see that i indicated folder no any file just folder where all files inside. IBM redirect to special website of Brocade to download, on EMC powerlink you can download it too !

if you ask me what is the big issue of purchase branded fc switch , answer is very easy EMC say aaaa this is IBM branded ask they, IBM yes this is EMC one problem should be there😀 very funny isn’t it because they are selling same product

Pls do not ask me something about firmwares because most hard thing is this

Savage_Opress:FID128:admin> firmwaredownload
Server Name or IP Address: xxx.yyy.ttt.zzz
User Name: iso
File Name: /FOS/v7.0.1
Network Protocol(1-auto-select, 2-FTP, 3-SCP, 4-SFTP) [1]: 2
Password:
Server IP: 212.58.13.11, Protocol IPv4
Checking system settings for firmwaredownload…
System settings check passed.

You can run firmwaredownloadstatus to get the status
of this command.

This command will cause a warm/non-disruptive boot but will
require that existing telnet, secure telnet or SSH sessions
be restarted.
Do you want to continue (Y/N) [Y]:
Firmware is being downloaded to the switch. This step may take up to 30 minutes.
Preparing for firmwaredownload…
Start to install packages…
dir ##################################################
ldconfig ##################################################
glibc ##################################################

You can see that linux running on it, lovely. Hey Windows lovers waiting someday fc switches run on Windows maybe on 2199 when its more powerful or more fit or whatever  :) .. Go …

All packages have been downloaded successfully.
Firmware has been downloaded to the secondary partition of the switch.
HA Rebooting …

Now, reconnect switch and execute

Darth_Maul:FID128:admin> version
Kernel: 2.6.14.2
Fabric OS: v7.0.1
Made on: Thu Dec 15 00:10:22 2011
Flash: Mon Jul 2 18:56:16 2012
BootProm: 1.0.9

perfect !

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