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Dell SAS 6/iR Adapter, SAS 6/iR Integrated, SAS 6/IR Integrated Blades, v.1.04, A00
SAS 6/IR MD Update Utility v1.04
Release Date 3/31/2008
Importance: Recommended
Version: 1.04,A00

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SAS 6/IR MD Update Utility v1.04

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

The MD Update Utility is a virtual disk update which prevents potential RAID 1 rebuild errors from occurring after a drive replacement. The potential errors would only apply to original SAS 6/iR RAID 1 configurations which have not been modified by the user. This utility is not required if the SAS RAID configuration was created by a user with OpenManage™ Storage Manager, SAS RAID Storage Manager, and/or Controller Basic Input/Output System (BIOS), CTRL+C.


PowerEdge 1950
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PowerVault DP500
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Operating Systems
Not Applicable

Applies to

  • SAS 6/iR Integrated

Fixes & Enhancements

The MD Update Utility is a virtual disk update which prevents potential RAID 1 rebuild errors from occurring after a drive replacement.

Installation instructions

Instructions for BR182607.exe


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. 

Diskette Creation 
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file to create the diskette set. 
2. Insert a blank diskette then click Continue. 
3. When prompted, repeat step 2 until you reach the end of the diskette set. Label each diskette with a disk number starting from 1. 
4. After all the files have been copied to the last diskette, click Finish. 

Custom Instructions for R182607.iso:

CD-ROM ISO image:
1. Click Download Now, to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save.
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 
4. If the Download Complete window appears, click Close.  
The file icon appears on your desktop.

Hard Drive CD-ROM Creation:
1. Get 1 blank, writable CD-ROM disk.
2. Double-click the new icon (it looks like a CD image) 
on the desktop.  This will take you automatically to the CD writing 
software you have installed on your system.
3. Burn a CD using the ISO image.
The ISO image is copied to the CD-ROM disk.

1. Insert the disk into the CD-ROM drive on the system requiring the update.
2. Click Start, click Shutdown, click Restart, and then click OK. 
Windows XP Users need only click restart.
3. Boot to the CD-ROM and follow the on-screen instructions.

Instructions for R182607.txt:

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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