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Dell PowerEdge Express Flash PCIe SSD
This package provides the firmware for Dell PowerEdge Express Flash PCIe SSD SLC and is supported on the PowerEdge Family of products.
Release Date 10/10/2012
Importance: Recommended
Version: B1490208,A01

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File Format: Rel-Notes-Text Download File Download File
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Express_Flash_PCIe-SSD_FRMW_NT2GF_A01_B1490208.txt

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File Size: 3KB

File Format: Update Package for Microsoft® Windows® Download File Download File
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Express_Flash_PCIe-SSD_FRMW_WIN_NT2GF_A01_B1490208.EXE

Description: Dell Update Packages in Microsoft Windows 32-bit format can be deployed on Microsoft 64-bit operating systems by implementing the WOW64 emulation applications. WOW64 is a standard feature on most Microsoft operating systems.
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File Size: 4MB

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Description

This package provides the firmware for Dell PowerEdge Express Flash PCIe SSD SLC and is supported on the PowerEdge Family of products.

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

- All Dell PowerEdge Express Flash PCIe SSDs connect to the system board through the PCIe SSD backplane. PCIe SSD devices are supplied in device carriers that are compatible with the PCIe SSD device bays. To ensure that you have the correct configuration for the PCIe SSD, see the platform-specific Owner's Manual at support.dell.com/manuals. - OpenManage Server Administrator is required for device status LED to operate correctly. - Orderly hot swap is only supported when PCIe SSDs are installed in a supported Dell system running a supported operating system. - PCIe SSD hot swap is not supported in the HII Configuration utility. Hot swapping a PCIe SSD while in the HII Configuration utility may not be detected and handled properly.

Compatibility

Systems
PowerEdge M620
PowerEdge M820
PowerEdge R620
PowerEdge R720
PowerEdge R820
PowerEdge T620
Operating Systems
Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
MS Windows Server 2012
Red Hat Ent Linux 6
MS Windows 2008 R2

Applies to

  • PCIe SSD 175GB-SLC
  • PCIe SSD 350GB-SLC

Fixes & Enhancements

Enhancements: - Enhancement to improve handling of unrecoverable read errors. - Improved error recovery routine following asynchronous power loss conditions. - Improved event logging in UEFI to provide more detail of device status when in a fault condition.

Installation instructions

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

DELL UPDATE PACKAGE (Windows):
This package can be executed from the operating system.

Installation
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file.
2. Click the "Install".
3. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.

DELL UPDATE PACKAGE (RHEL/SLES):
This package can be executed from the operating system.

Installation
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and run the update by executing "./Express_Flash_PCIe-SSD_FRMW_LX_....BIN" from the shell.
2. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.

GnuPG Signature of Dell Update Package Instructions for Express_Flash_PCIe-SSD_FRMW_LX_....BIN.sign:

Download
Download the latest GnuPG Signature of Dell Update Package from support.dell.com.

1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file. 
2. Read over the release information presented in the dialog window. 

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, Express_Flash_PCIe-SSD_FRMW_LX_....BIN.sign.            
        

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MD5:
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Express_Flash_PCIe-SSD_FRMW_WIN_NT2GF_A01_B1490208.EXE
SHA1:
d68d46a0fc43d8675e087f361b457c02650aedba
Express_Flash_PCIe-SSD_FRMW_WIN_NT2GF_A01_B1490208.EXE
SHA-256:
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Express_Flash_PCIe-SSD_FRMW_WIN_NT2GF_A01_B1490208.EXE

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