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Seagate SAS ST9300653SS and ST9146853SS firmware version YS08.
This release contains firmware version YS08 for Seagate SAS (15K rpm 2.5 SAS) 146GB and 300GB Hard Drives. Dell. Vendor model numbers ST9300653SS and ST9146853SS.
Release Date 5/21/2012
Importance: Recommended
Version: YS08,A04

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SAS-Drive_Firmware_C36T8_WN32_YS08_A04.EXE

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Description

This release contains firmware version YS08 for Seagate SAS (15K rpm 2.5 SAS) 146GB and 300GB Hard Drives. Dell. Vendor model numbers ST9300653SS and ST9146853SS.

Level of Importance:Recommended

Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).

Important Information

This update will not run if any of the following conditions exist 1. Any Virtual Disk that is not optimal. 2. A RAID container that is performing a Background Initialization or Consistency Check. 3. A Rebuild, Resync, or copyback function is taking place. 4. A RAID set that is Partially Degraded or in a Degraded state. This update will run on drives remaining in a RAID set that is in a Offline state. There is an architectural constraint with Dell DUP HDD firmware update utility, related to system memory utilization, which is typically encountered on systems with minimal system memory, memory-intensive configurations, multiple RAID controllers, or memory-intensive applications. This issue is typically reported as - The operation was not successful because the device buffer write has failed. And will result in an aborted attempt to update firmware on the identified HDD. Error codes associated with this failure mode include 8009 and 8017. Once an error is detected, the update session is aborted. There is no data integrity or data availability risk associated with this issue. Subsequent attempts to update the HDD firmware may succeed, particularly if system resources are freed up.

Compatibility

Systems
External OEMR R320
External OEMR R420
External OEMR R520
External OEMR R820
External OEMR T320
External OEMR T420
Inspiron M7010
PowerEdge 1900
PowerEdge 1950
PowerEdge 1955
PowerEdge 2900
PowerEdge 2950
PowerEdge 2970
PowerEdge 840
PowerEdge 860
PowerEdge M520
PowerEdge M605
PowerEdge M610
PowerEdge M610x
PowerEdge M620
PowerEdge M620 (for PE VRTX)
PowerEdge M710
PowerEdge M710HD
PowerEdge M805
PowerEdge M905
PowerEdge M910
PowerEdge M915
PowerEdge R200
PowerEdge R210
PowerEdge R210 II
PowerEdge R300
PowerEdge R310
PowerEdge R320
PowerEdge R410
PowerEdge R415
PowerEdge R420
PowerEdge R510
PowerEdge R515
PowerEdge R520
PowerEdge R610
PowerEdge R620
PowerEdge R710
PowerEdge R715
PowerEdge R720
PowerEdge R720xd
PowerEdge R805
PowerEdge R810
PowerEdge R815
PowerEdge R820
PowerEdge R900
PowerEdge R905
PowerEdge R910
PowerEdge SC 440
PowerEdge SC1430
PowerEdge SC1435
PowerEdge T100
PowerEdge T110
PowerEdge T110 II
PowerEdge T300
PowerEdge T310
PowerEdge T320
PowerEdge T410
PowerEdge T420
PowerEdge T605
PowerEdge T610
PowerEdge T620
PowerEdge T710
PowerVault MD1000
PowerVault MD1120
PowerVault MD1200
PowerVault MD1220
PowerVault MD3260
PowerVault MD3260i
PowerVault MD3660f
PowerVault MD3660i
Precision 390
Precision 490 Desktop
Precision 690
Precision R5400
Precision T1500
Precision T3400
Precision T3500
Precision T3600
Precision T5400
Precision T5500
Precision T5600
Precision T7400
Precision T7500
Precision T7600
Operating Systems
Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
MS Windows 2008 x64
Red Hat Ent Linux 4.5
Red Hat Ent Linux 4.6
Suse Linux ES 9
Suse Linux ES 10
Red Hat Ent Linux 4.7
Red Hat Ent Linux 5.2
Red Hat Ent Linux 6
Red Hat Ent Linux 5
Novell SuSE Linux ES 10
MS Windows 2008 x86
MS Windows Server 2003
MS Windows 2008 R2
MS Windows 2003 x64

Applies to

  • Seagate Savvio 15K.3 146GB SAS 15K RPM
  • Seagate Savvio 15K.3 300GB SAS 15K RPM

Fixes & Enhancements

New firmware is available for the Seagate SAS (15K rpm 2.5" SAS) 146GB and 300GB Hard Drives. Vendor model numbers ST9300653SS and ST9146853SS. During the next scheduled maintenance window, please update the drive firmware to the latest level, version YS08. Fix: 1) Overall drive improvements that long term drive reliability 2) Improve drive error handling 3) Corrected issue that caused poor seek performance under high workloads with large temperature gradients 4) Corrected rare issue with error logging after stop command 5) Corrected a performance drop on random writes that occurred when running queue depth of 40 for extended period 6) Corrected issue that caused write performance drop when drive scan was occurring

Installation instructions

            
Dell Update Package Instructions:

Download

1. Click the "Download Now" link to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click "Save" to save the file to your hard drive.

Installation

1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file.
2. Read over the release information presented in the dialog window.
3. Download and install any prerequisites identified in the dialog window before proceeding.
4. Click the Install button.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.



1) Click Download now.
The File Download window appears.

2) Click the Save button.
The Save As window appears.

3) Select Desktop using the drop-down menu to the right of Save in.

4) Click the Save button.
A progress meter moves as the download is completed.

5) If necessary, click X in the upper right-hand corner of the Download Progress Window to close it upon completion.

6) Double click the Icon on your desktop for the newly saved file.
The Dell Bios Release Notes window appears.            
        

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MD5:
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SAS-Drive_Firmware_C36T8_WN32_YS08_A04.EXE
SHA1:
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SAS-Drive_Firmware_C36T8_WN32_YS08_A04.EXE
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SAS-Drive_Firmware_C36T8_WN32_YS08_A04.EXE

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