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Hitachi SAS HUS154530VLS300 firmware version B598.
New firmware is available for the Hitachi 15K SAS 3.5'' 300GB Hard Drives, version B598, Dell part number: H704F Drive model HUS154530VLS300
Release Date 12/14/2009
Importance: Recommended
Version: B598,A03 See Previous Versions

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File Size: 11MB

Previous Versions

B590, A02
<ul><li><b>Vendor Version :</b> B590</li><li><b>Dell Version :</b> A02</li></ul>
3/6/2009 12:34:52 PM
B522, A01
<ul><li><b>Vendor Version :</b> B522</li><li><b>Dell Version :</b> A01</li></ul>
12/16/2008 2:16:09 PM
A4C2, A00
<ul><li><b>Vendor Version :</b> A4C2</li><li><b>Dell Version :</b> A00</li></ul>
6/16/2008 2:07:32 PM


New firmware is available for the Hitachi 15K SAS 3.5'' 300GB Hard Drives, version B598, Dell part number: H704F Drive model HUS154530VLS300

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

Important Information - External: 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.


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Applies to

  • Hitachi 15K SAS 3.5 450GB Hard Drive

Fixes & Enhancements

New firmware is available for the Hitachi 15K SAS 3.5'' 300GB Hard Drives, version B598, Dell part number: H704F Drive model HUS154530VLS300 that will help resolve a stability issue while running DST cache test. During the next scheduled maintenance window, please update the drive firmware to the latest level, version B598. Fix: 1)) The following error may be seen when running Dell diagnostics DST Failure. This firmware change will prevent the cache contention issue that causes this error

Installation instructions


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.


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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