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How to update HBA BIOS Firmware and Driver (Qlogic)?

To obtain and install the new HBA BIOS Firmware and Driver , follow these steps:
1. Obtain the new BIOS. Locate the iSCSI BIOS on the QLogic Web site (support.qlogic.com) and click Download.
2. The File Download dialog box displays. Click Save. Specify a temporary location on the hard disk and download the file.
3. In the temporary directory, locate the BIOS file. Double-click the file to extract it to a specified directory.
4. Perform the following steps to update the BIOS:
5. In the SANsurfer iSCSI HBA Manager main window HBA tree, select the HBA port. Click on “Utilities” and then on “Update Flash”.
6. This will then ask for the “*.bin” file. Locate the file and click open. This is done.
7. Similarly, to update the HBA driver files, please click on “Update Driver”. Locate *.zip/*.inf/*.exe file and click open.
8. You will now required to reboot the server to view the new BIOS version.

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