Cisco UCS firmware update bug

Cisco
Just received an email from a peer in the industry (Gabrie van Zanten) which identifies an issue when upgrading UCS firmware.  I thought I would share as many companies I know run Cisco UCS. The Issue When upgrading the UCS firmware of your environment, some B200M4 blades may reboot spontaneously. Cisco Bug: CSCut61527 – B200M4 could reboot on shallow_chkpt when BMC returns invalid FRU data. This is the Cisco article. Affected firmware: 2.2(3) and 2.2(3a)A according to the KB. My upgrade was from 2.2(3c) to 2.2(3f). Resolution According to the KB this issue should be resolved in 2.2(3g)A.
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HP iLO 4 Firmware Issues

Hardware, Microsoft, VMware
Recently there has been an issue raised with HP that in rare  instances,  on a ProLiant Gen8 series server with HP Integrated Lights-Out 4 (iLO 4) Firmware Versions 1.30, 1.32, 1.40 or 1.50, intermittent Non-Maskable Interrupt (NMI) events may occur. After rebooting the server, the operating system loads properly and no additional impact to system operation will occur. If this issue occurs, the operating system will indicate that an NMI has happened; however, the specific indication will vary by OS: VMware ESXi operating systems will experience a Purple Screen of Death (PSOD). Linux operating systems will display a message indicating that an NMI occurred. Windows will experience a Blue Screen of Death (BSOD). Upon investigation the Integrated Management Log (IML) will contain NO information about the NMI event.  This issue has…
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