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Dell SAS Hard Drive Firmware Utility, SATA Hard Drive Firmware Utility, v.SAS_SATA, A11
This is a general maintenance release for SAS and SATA drives. It is a re-release of the previous version with enhanced installation instructions. Please see Fixes and Enhancements for information regarding an Urgent Seagate SATA release
Release Date 8/23/2012
Importance: Recommended
Version: SAS_SATA,A11 See Previous Versions

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Previous Versions

SAS_SATA, A09
<ul><li><b>Vendor Version :</b> SAS_SATA</li><li><b>Dell Version :</b> A09</li></ul>
8/23/2012 7:23:33 PM
SAS_SATA, A08
<ul><li><b>Vendor Version :</b> SAS_SATA</li><li><b>Dell Version :</b> A08</li></ul>
8/23/2012 7:23:32 PM

Description

This is a general maintenance release for SAS and SATA drives. It is a re-release of the previous version with enhanced installation instructions. Please see Fixes and Enhancements for information regarding an Urgent Seagate SATA release

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

"This release is intended for use on drives attached to SAS/ PERC controllers and MD1000 Enclosures. To update drives attached to MD3000 and MD3000i enclosures, use R227532" Please note: Only Dell Branded SAS/SCSI and PERC controllers are supported. Embedded SATA controllers are not supported. On drives attached to PERC5/PERC6 controllers, the first drive to be updated requires a 5 minute delay before firmware flash to begin. Do not power cycle or reboot your system while the update is in progress.

Compatibility

Systems
Inspiron M7010
PowerEdge M620 (for PE VRTX)
PowerVault DX6112
PowerVault MD3260
PowerVault MD3260i
PowerVault MD3660f
PowerVault MD3660i
Operating Systems
Not Applicable

Applies to

  • Dell SAS/SATA Hard Drive

Fixes & Enhancements

This is a general maintenance release for SAS and SATA drives. It is a re-release of the previous version with enhanced installation instructions. All former firmware releases for all supported SAS and SATA hard drives have been compiled onto one release. Review the text file for information about fixes supported on this release The release information in this section is specific to new firmware that has never before been released to the web. New releases added to this utility. Releases are listed in order of Criticality: * Recommended Releases * ============================================ 1.) Seagtate SAS 15k.5 3.5", version S52A ============================================ * Offline Download Firmware Version S52A * Fixes and Enhancements ====================== New firmware for the Seagate SAS 3.5", offline download version, is available for drive models ST3300655SS, ST3146855SS and ST373455SS that will help improve stability and overall reliability of these drives. During the next scheduled maintenance window, please update the drive firmware to the latest level, version S517. Improved handled during drive offline condition Improved drive error recovery for ECC correctable errors Resolved race condition during drive spin up Resolved retry errors during format with certify Fixed condition that caused LED to remain lit when normally would flash Enhanced DST Error recovery / handling Adds the DELL(tm) signature Dell Part #DescriptionCriticality --------------------------------- TN937 HD,146G,SAS,DU,15K,3.5,SGT,15KRecommended HT953HD,300G,SAS,DU,15K,3.5,SGT,15KRecommended GY581HD,73G,SAS,DU,15K,3.5,SGT,15K5Recommended NR905HD,146G,SAS,03,15K,3.5,SGT15K5Recommended HY939HD,146G,SAS,3,15K,3.5,SGT,15K5Recommended RY491HD,146G,SAS,3,15K,3.5,SG2,15K5Recommended NP658HD,146G,SAS,3,15K,3.5,SG2,15K5Recommended GM251HD,300G,SAS,3,15K,3.5,SG2,15K5Recommended WR712HD,300G,SAS,3,15K,3.5,SG2,15K5Recommended JP621HD,300G,SAS,3,15K,3.5,SGT,15K5Recommended DT460HD,300G,SAS,3,15K,3.5,SGT,15K5Recommended KN518HD,73G,SAS,03,15K,3.5,SGT15K5Recommended TU961HD,73G,SAS,3,15K,3.5,SGT,15K5Recommended UM837HD,73G,SAS,3,15K,3.5,SG2,15K5Recommended UP936HD,73G,SAS,3,15K,3.5,SG2,15K5Recommended TK237HD,146G,SAS,3,15K,3.5,SGT3,15KRecommended GP880HD,300G,SAS,3,15K,3.5,SG3,15K5Recommended XT763HD,73G,SAS,3,15K,3.5,SGT3,15K5Recommended ====================== 2.) Seagate 15K6 SAS 3.5" ====================== * Firmware Version HS0F * Seagate 15k6 SAS, 3.5" version HS0F for drive models ST3450856SS, ST3300656SS and ST3146356SS. Fixes and Enhancements ====================== Performance Enhancements Performance improvements to 4KB random reads Dell Part #DescriptionCriticality --------------------------------- XX518HD,146G,SAS,DU,15K,3.5,SGT,HURRecommmended FM501HD,450G,SAS,DU,15K,3.5,SGT,HURRecommended YP778HD,300G,SAS,DU,15K,3.5,SGT,HURRecommended ====================== 3.) Seagate 10k SAS 2.5" ====================== * Firmware Version S22C * Seagate 10k SAS 2.5", version S22C for drive models ST9146802SS (146GB) and ST973402SS (73GB). Fixes and Enhancements ====================== Improved handled during drive offline condition Improved drive error recovery for ECC correctable errors Resolved race condition during drive spin up Resolved retry errors during format with certify Fixed condition that caused LED to remain lit when normally would flash Enhanced DST Error recovery / handling Adds the DELL(tm) signature Dell Part #DescriptionCriticality --------------------------------- HM407 HD,146G,SAS,3,10K,2.5,SGT,FIRE Recommended CM318 HD,146G,SAS,DU,10K,2.5,SGT,FIRRecommended GP881 HD,146G,SAS,3,10K,2.5,SGT2,FIRRecommended TX535 HD,73G,SAS,3,10K,2.5,SGT,FIRE Recomm

Installation 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.

Detailed Instructions

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.            
        

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