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SAS_SATA DRIVE DOS FIRMWARE UPDATE A34
This is a general maintenance release for SAS and SATA drives. It is a re-release of the previous version with additional firmware updates.
Release Date 8/23/2012
Importance: Optional
Version: A5F0,A34

The following formats are available for the file you have selected

File Format: Hard-Drive Download File Download File
File Name:

SAS_SATA_A34_ZPE.exe

Description: This file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, and then run (double-click) it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 84MB

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

Release Notes A34.txt

Description: This file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 64KB

Previous Versions

No previous version available.

Description

This is a general maintenance release for SAS and SATA drives. It is a re-release of the previous version with additional firmware updates.

Level of Importance:Optional

Dell recommends the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.

Important Information

This release is intended for use on drives attached to SAS/ PERC controllers and MD1000, MD1120, MD1200 and MD1220 Enclosures. To update drives attached to MD3000 and MD3000i enclosures, use R310916" Please note: Only Dell Branded SAS/SCSI, PERC and embedded ICH controllers are 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)
PowerEdge T110 II
PowerVault DX6112
PowerVault MD3260
PowerVault MD3260i
PowerVault MD3660f
PowerVault MD3660i
Operating Systems
Not Applicable

Applies to

  • Dell SAS/SATA Hard Drive

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes/Enhancements: The Hitachi SAS release for 15K 3.5" SAS hard drive firmware to fix Linux install hang in a RAID-0 config. During a Linux install small block sequential writes occur which brings out this bug and result in a hang during install when attached to SAS-5/iR running in RAID 0. The firmware will rev from A48B to A5F0.

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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MD5:
5a0fcf59e80be4fa617e7f2b1357185a
SAS_SATA_A34_ZPE.exe
SHA1:
315af2a978cd8b168b80ddee50354eb751bb7a64
SAS_SATA_A34_ZPE.exe
SHA-256:
c251df4c24779a2ccef3117cac262aeb711ce566f9af8d0f3ede0ffc77b0dad3
SAS_SATA_A34_ZPE.exe

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