How to update the firmware on the Acceleport RAS 4/8 and Datafire RAS

Symptom:

Need to update the Firmware on Acceleport RAS 4/8.

Solution:

Instructions for upgrading the Firmware (FEP) on Acceleport RAS and Datafire RAS series products.
 
1. Download the latest FEP file from the Digi web site.
2. Locate the existing FEP file. 
3. Rename the existing file to x.old.   EG: fepdense.bin to fepdense.old.
4. Copy the new FEP file to the correct directory depending on the Operating System, and rename.
5. Shutdown and restart the system for the new FEP to take effect.

The location and name of firmware binary for each Operating System that supports the DataFire RAS and AccelePort RAS series adapters are as follows:
 
Windows NT 4.0/Windows 2000
%windir%system32driversFepDense.Bin
 
Solaris
/opt/DIGIras/firmware/hou2fep.bin
 
Linux
/usr/lib/dg/dgdm/hlcf.bin
 
Novell
sys:systemdigiintlhlcf.bin 
(depending on revison of driver filename may be dfapras.bin instead)
 
AIX
/etc/microcode/hlcf.bin
 
SCO OpenServer
/etc/hou2fep.bin
 
SCO UnixWare 7.x
/etc/inst/nd/mdi/dgdxb/firmware.o
Last updated: Aug 08, 2017

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