IBM M1015 Flash To IT Mode

1. Create a DOS bootable usb stick.

2. Download this zip file and unzip to root of USB stick.

NOTE: ONLY ONE LSI card in your system at reflash time!

3. Boot the USB Stick.

4. Save original sbr (serial boot rom)

Megarec -readsbr 0 backup.sbr

5. Write clean sbr file to controller.

megarec -writesbr 0 empty.bin

6. Erase controller Flash.

megarec -cleanflash 0

7. Reboot system with USB stick.

8. Reflash controller to IT-mode.

sas2flsh -o -f 2108it.bin -b mptsas2.rom

9. Program SAS address in IT-mode.

sas2flsh -o -sasadd 500605bxxxxxxxxx

where “500605bxxxxxxxxx” SAS address from small green sticker on your card, without “-“.

10. Reboot without the USB stick and enjoy Your new HBA!