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Seagate SAS6 ST3300657SS, ST3450857SS and ST3600057SS firmware version ES66.
This release contains firmware version ES66 for Seagate SAS6 (15k rpm 3.5 SAS) 300GB, 450GB and 600GB Hard Drives. Vendor model numbers ST3300657SS, ST3450857SS and ST3600057SS.
Release Date 12/12/2012
Importance: Urgent
Version: ES66,A07 See Previous Versions

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SAS-Drive_Firmware_52PY8_WN32_ES66_A07.EXE

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Previous Versions

ES65, A06
<ul><li><b>Vendor Version :</b> ES65</li><li><b>Dell Version :</b> A06</li></ul>
7/5/2012 4:25:29 PM

Description

This release contains firmware version ES66 for Seagate SAS6 (15k rpm 3.5 SAS) 300GB, 450GB and 600GB Hard Drives. Vendor model numbers ST3300657SS, ST3450857SS and ST3600057SS.

Level of Importance:Urgent

Dell highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.

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.

Compatibility

Systems
External OEMR R220
External OEMR R310
PowerEdge 1900
PowerEdge 1955
PowerEdge 2900
PowerEdge 2950
PowerEdge 840
PowerEdge 860
PowerEdge C6220 II
PowerEdge M620 (for PE VRTX)
PowerEdge M915
PowerEdge R200
PowerEdge R210
PowerEdge R210 II
PowerEdge R220
PowerEdge R300
PowerEdge R310
PowerEdge R320
PowerEdge R410
PowerEdge R415
PowerEdge R420
PowerEdge R510
PowerEdge R515
PowerEdge R520
PowerEdge R710
PowerEdge R720
PowerEdge R720xd
PowerEdge R900
PowerEdge R905
PowerEdge SC 440
PowerEdge SC1430
PowerEdge SC1435
PowerEdge T100
PowerEdge T105
PowerEdge T110
PowerEdge T110 II
PowerEdge T300
PowerEdge T310
PowerEdge T320
PowerEdge T410
PowerEdge T420
PowerEdge T605
PowerEdge T610
PowerEdge T620
PowerEdge T710
PowerEdge VRTX
PowerVault DR4100
PowerVault MD1000
PowerVault MD1200
Precision 390
Precision 490 Desktop
Precision 690
Precision R5400
Precision T1500
Precision T3400
Precision T3500
Precision T5400
Precision T5500
Precision T7400
Precision T7500
Operating Systems
Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
MS Windows 2008 x64
Red Hat Ent Linux 4.5
Red Hat Ent Linux 4.6
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 (Cheetah 15K.7) SAS 600GB 15K RPM
  • Seagate Cheetah 15K.7 SAS 300GB 15K RPM
  • Seagate Cheetah 15K.7 SAS 450GB 15K RPM
  • Seagate SAS6 ST3300657SS
  • Seagate SAS6 ST3450857SS
  • Seagate SAS6 ST3600057SS

Fixes & Enhancements

Resolved an issue that caused drive to connect at slower connection speeds Resolved an issue causing poor write performance when background scan is running Resolved rare issue that could cause hang during boot up with RAID controller Resolved issue would unexpectedly abort read command without proper reporting proper status Improvements to drive connectivity Improved drive error handling

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.            
        

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SAS-Drive_Firmware_52PY8_WN32_ES66_A07.EXE

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