Ticket #6245 (closed defect: fixed)
system firmware update issue
|Reported by:||jg||Owned by:||wmb@…|
|Component:||ofw - open firmware||Version:|
|Deployments affected:||Blocked By:|
In recent builds (e.g. build 690), the firmware has been put in the system image so the system will update the firmware the next time it boots.
Unfortunately, if your system is not plugged in, the upgrade will fail, and leave you in OFW (the systems here are unlocked), rather than at least running on the upgraded system image until the next time the system is booted on power.
What this means is that you can't easily deploy such a build widely, waiting for the next time the system happens to be on power for the firmware upgrade. So I expect we should only try to upgrade the firmware if we see we are on external power...