Re: downloading drive firmware to a fibre channel drive through linux

Douglas Gilbert (
Wed, 21 Feb 2001 17:19:10 -0500 wrote:
> Is it possible to download a drive firmware to a fibre channel
> drive (or even a scsi drive) through linux ? I know that on
> NT (or 98) they use WNASPI and a utility provided by the
> drive manufacturer to download the firmware. I was wondering
> if this is possible through linux scsi interface. For FC,
> I have Qlogic Fibre Channel card.

Yes. It is one of the advertised features of the Scsi Command
Utility (scu). There is a Linux port. See:

Doug Gilbert
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