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Dell SAS 5/iR Adapter Firmware Update
This package provides the driver for Dell SAS 5/iR Adapter Firmware Update and is supported on Enterprise Servers, Precision and Powervault models that are running the following Operating System: NA.
Release Date 11/20/2007
Importance: Recommended
Version: 00.10.51.00.06.12.05.00,A03

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File Format: Floppy Download File Download File
File Name:

BR168471.exe

Description: This file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, then double-click it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 929KB

File Format: Rel-Notes-Text Download File Download File
File Name:

SAS5ira_external_R168471_A03.txt

Description: This file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 6KB

File Format: Update Package for Microsoft® Windows® Download File Download File
File Name:

FRMW_WIN_R168471.EXE

Description: Dell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 32bit format have been designed to run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. Dell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 64bit format will only run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. When selecting a device driver update be sure to select the one that is appropriate for your operating system.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 5MB

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Description

This package provides the driver for Dell SAS 5/iR Adapter Firmware Update and is supported on Enterprise Servers, Precision and Powervault models that are running the following Operating System: NA.

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

WARNING : Flashing back to the previous 6.40 firmware will cause the controller to become inoperable.

Compatibility

Systems
PowerEdge 1900
PowerEdge 2900
PowerEdge 6950
PowerEdge 840
PowerEdge 860
PowerEdge R200
PowerEdge SC 440
PowerEdge SC1430
PowerEdge SC1435
PowerEdge T605
PowerVault DP100
PowerVault DP500
PowerVault DP600
PowerVault NF100
PowerVault NF500
PowerVault NF600
Operating Systems
Not Applicable

Applies to

  • SAS 5/iR Adapter

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes - Fixed an issue that causes errors during cable disconnect scenarios when connected to a Dell MD3000 enclosure - Addressed an issue where interrupt warnings were seen during Operating system installations - Fixed an issue with rebuild progress reporting in an OS environment - Modified release script for SAS 5 cards so that it is compatible with other 6th Generation SAS controllers - Modified the SAS5 Option ROM to improve CHS (Cylinder/Head/Sector) to LBA (Logical Block Address) translation, to add support for newer disk partition utilities - Disabled option in BIOS to change the "report device missing delay" which could potentially cause timing related issues and performance related issues with attached devices when toggled Enhancements - Improved Tape performance on SAS 5/E with External SAS Tape Units

Installation instructions

            
Dell Update Package Instructions

Download

1. Click Download File 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.

Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File

Download

1.Click Download File, to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save or Save this program to disk and click OK. The Save In: window appears. 
3. From the Save In: field, click the down arrow then click to select Desktop and click Save. The file will download to your desktop.
4. If the Download Complete window appears, click Close. The file icon appears on your desktop.

Install

1.Double-click the new icon on the desktop 
2.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or unzip to "C:\DELL\DRIVERS\V7P8M". (Where 'V7P8M' is the name of the file to be downloaded). Write down this path so the executable (I.e.Setup.exe) file can be found later.
3. The Self-Extractor window appears.
4. Click OK.
5. After completing the file extraction, if the Self-Extractor window is still open, close it.
6. Click Start button and then click Run.
7. Type "C:\DELL\DRIVERS\V7P8M" (where 'V7P8M' is the name of the file) in the Open textbox and then click OK.
8. Follow the on-screen installation instructions.            
        

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