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Dell 6Gbps SAS HBA ADPT, FW ver. 07.03.05.00,A09
This package provides the firmware for the 6Gbps SAS HBA Firmware Release 07.03.05.00
Release Date 9/6/2012
Importance: Recommended
Version: 07.03.05.00,A09

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Description

This package provides the firmware for the 6Gbps SAS HBA Firmware Release 07.03.05.00

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

When installing an OS, be sure to select a Boot Device in CTRL+C. In CTRL+C, under SAS Topology, scroll down to the desired Physical Disk or Virtual Disk and enter ALT+B to select the device as your Boot Device. - Resynch, Background Init and Consistency Check processes will always occur serially. - When viewing SATA physical disk properties from Ctrl-C or other management applications, Vendor Identification must be translated as "ATA" followed by blanks. Please see SATA translation specification, revision 5, pages 24-25 for more details. - When adding a Dell 6Gbps SAS controller to a system, the new controller may need to be added to the controller boot order in the PERC H200 BIOS / 6Gbps SAS configuration Utility.

Compatibility

Systems
External OEMR R210II
External OEMR R310
External OEMR R320
External OEMR R410
External OEMR R420
External OEMR R510
External OEMR R520
External OEMR R610
External OEMR R620
External OEMR R720
External OEMR R720xd
External OEMR R820
External OEMR T320
External OEMR T420
External OEMR T620
External OEMR XL R520
External OEMR XL R620
PowerEdge T320
PowerEdge T420
PowerVault DL2100
Powervault DL2300
PowerVault NX3300
Powervault NX400
Operating Systems
Not Applicable

Applies to

  • 6Gbps SAS HBA

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes: - UEFI driver fixes for passthru mode and installation stability - UEFI driver didn't recognize tape devices - diagnostics fail scsi buffer test when run - controller did not always release allocated memory

Installation instructions

            
Performing the Firmware Upgrade

NOTE: This initial section of the Installation Instructions applies only to configurations with (greater than) 2TB SEDs.

1. Update the firmware version to this version using preferred method below (Zip Pack, Windows DUP, Linux DUP).
2. Reboot for the new FW take effect
3. Un-assign any (greater than) 2TB SED Dedicated or Global Hot Spares in the configuration. Not all configurations have hot spares.
4. Use CTRL-R or OMSS to issue Instant Secure Erase to all un-configured (greater than) 2TB SED drives (all data in these drives will be lost)
5. Re-assign (greater than) 2TB SED Hot Spares.

Zip pack:

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.

Extract Files
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the 
new file to unzip the download package
2. Click Continue.
3. Specify the location to unzip the files.
4. Click onthe OK button to extract files.
After the files are extracted the message all files were successfully 
unzipped will appear.
5. Click the OK button to exit from the installer.

Installation
1. Copy extracted files to bootable media.
2. Reboot system to bootable media.
3. Execute update.bat to perform flash.
5. After flash is complete, remove bootable media.
4. Reboot system for changes to take effect.


Windows Update Package:

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.


Linux Update Package:

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

Installation
1. Read over the release information presented by executing the 
./FRMW_LX_RXXXXXX.BIN --version command from the shell.
2. Download and install any prerequisites identified in the above step before 
proceeding.
3. Run the update by executing ./FRMW_LX_RXXXXXX.BIN from the shell.
4. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.

GnuPG Signature of Dell Update Package Instructions for FRMW_LX_RXXXXXX.BIN:

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. Import the Dell public key. (You only need to do this once on your system.)
2. Verify the Dell Update Package by using its signature file, FRMW_LX_RXXXXXX.BIN.            
        

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MD5:
65ddeeb492c8351ac219db52c4e6a9e9
SASHBA_Firmware_6GBPS-SAS-HBA_RELNOTES_07.03.05.00_A09.txt
SHA1:
78e9e34ac6f0401d94a6ce4bf5b106eae908e8fa
SASHBA_Firmware_6GBPS-SAS-HBA_RELNOTES_07.03.05.00_A09.txt
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SASHBA_Firmware_6GBPS-SAS-HBA_RELNOTES_07.03.05.00_A09.txt

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