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Seagate SAS ST973452SS and ST9146852SS firmware version HT04.
This release contains firmware version HT04 for Seagate SAS (15K rpm 2.5" SAS) 73GB and 146GB Hard Drives. Vendor model numbers ST973452SS and ST9146852SS.
Release Date 10/1/2009
Importance: Recommended
Version: HT04,A02

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FRMW_WIN_R236889.EXE

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File Size: 5MB

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Description

This release contains firmware version HT04 for Seagate SAS (15K rpm 2.5" SAS) 73GB and 146GB Hard Drives. Vendor model numbers ST973452SS and ST9146852SS.

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.

Compatibility

Systems
PowerEdge 1950
PowerEdge 2950
PowerEdge 2970
PowerEdge 6850
PowerEdge M600
PowerEdge M605
PowerEdge M610
PowerEdge M710
PowerEdge M805
PowerEdge M905
PowerEdge R610
PowerEdge R710
PowerEdge R805
PowerEdge R900
PowerEdge R905
PowerEdge T310
PowerEdge T610
PowerEdge T710
PowerVault DP500
PowerVault MD1120
PowerVault NF500
PowerVault NX1950
Operating Systems
Not Applicable

Applies to

  • HD,146G,SAS,15K,2.5,SGT,HORNET
  • HD,73G,SAS,15K,2.5,SGT,HORNET

Fixes & Enhancements

- Improved Error handling and error managment. - Corrected write cache algorthium. - Improvements enabled to allow better handling of non-sequential events in the write stream. - Correct power management timers after media scan. - Improved log page reporting and SMART status.

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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