03-04-2008 02:43 PM
03-04-2008 02:50 PM
HP-UX 11i v2 Installation and Update Guide: HP Integrity Servers and HP 9000 Servers
PDF version - http://docs.hp.com/en/5992-1978/5992-1978.pdf
You will need to order the HP-UX 11iv2 media for your server, assuming you have a software support contract. The install guide above should answer your questions concerning firmware and HP-UX software.
You also need to verify with Oracle that the version of the DB you are running is supported. At a minimum, you will need to relink Oracle after you have updated to HP-UX 11iV2.
03-04-2008 10:32 PM
Adding to that, here is the firmware information you may want to zoom into
If you plan to install or update HP-UX 11i v2 (B.11.23) from an HP-UX 11i v1 (B.11.11) PA-RISC system, HP recommends you update the firmware on your system first.
For a matrix of system firmware for I/O adapters with HP-UX 11i v2 (B.11.23) boot support, as well as the minimum firmware requirements for HP-UX 11i v2, refer to the documents at http://docs.hp.com/en/hw.html#System%20Firmware