07181458 is referenced by 95 patents and cites 12 patents.

In a disk system having a plurality of disks, an update program for updating the firmware is incorporated into a computer of the disk system, the update program is started automatically by turning on the power source of the disk system or manipulating an operation panel, the firmware of the latest version of disk devices is stored in a RAM, and the firmware stored in the RAM transmitted to disk devices having a former version, and the firmware is updated.

Title
Disk system and method of updating firmware
Application Number
9/673628
Publication Number
7181458 (B1)
Application Date
February 15, 2000
Publication Date
February 20, 2007
Inventor
Masato Higashi
Ehime
JP
Agent
McDermott Will & Emery
Assignee
Matsushita Electric Industrial
JP
IPC
G06F 7/00
G06F 17/00
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