ServeRAID M5100 Series: "Connected SuperCap having revision 13 is not supported on this Controller" message after updating firmware - Lenovo x86 Servers and IBM Systems - Lenovo Support (RU)
Seems that they just drop support for this CVPM module.
1. Flashing to latest LSI firmware doesn't solve the issue.
2. Problem is starting from LSI firmware 23-29-0-0016. And it's kinda funny because changelog saying
SCGCQ00725140 - (Port_Complete) - Extend firmware support for the new SuperCap revisions
3. The latest LSI firmware that works with...
As far as I can see, latest firmware for m5016 is 23.16.0-0027. Problem is in 23.29.0-0015 which isn't available for M5016. So I think you'll never get such problem.
Searching for any succesfull story about crossflashing to 9266/9271 or any other compatible LSI card ...