asa(config)# crashinfo ? configure mode commands/options: console Control output of crashinfo to the console save Save exec mode commands/options: force Forcibly crash the system and reboot test Test crashinfo generation - will not crash the system asa(config)# crashinfo force ?exec mode commands/options: page-fault Crash by causing a page fault exception watchdog Crash by causing a watchdog timeout
So to force a reload on the firewall, I was able to issue:
crashinfo force watchdog
and the firewall immediately rebooted and came up on the new firmware. I wouldn't recommend doing this unless you absolutely have to, but it did bail me out in this situation.