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Dell SAS 5/iR Adapter, v.00.10.51.00.06.12.05.00, A04
Firmware (v. 00.10.51.00) and BIOS (v. 06.12.05.00) for the Dell SAS5/iR Adapter
Release Date 3/12/2008
Importance: Urgent
Version: 00.10.51.00.06.12.05.00,A04

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BR168481.exe

Description: This file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, then double-click it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
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File Size: 929KB

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File Name:

R168481.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.
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File Size: 763KB

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

SAS5ira_external_R168481_A04.txt

Description: This file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 6KB

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Description

Firmware (v. 00.10.51.00) and BIOS (v. 06.12.05.00) for the Dell SAS5/iR Adapter

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

Flashing the controller back to 00.06.50.00 FW will render the controller inoperable. Mixing SAS and SATA drives on the same volume is not supported.

Compatibility

Systems
Precision 390
Precision 490 Desktop
Operating Systems
Not Applicable

Applies to

  • SAS 5/iR Adapter

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes/Enhancements =================== 1. Fixed an issue that causes errors during cable disconnect scenarios when connected to a Dell MD3000 enclosure 2. Addressed an issue where interrupt warnings were seen during Operating system installations 3. Fixed an issue with rebuild progress reporting in an OS environment 4. Improved Tape performance on SAS 5/E with External SAS Tape Units 5. Disabled option in BIOS to change the "report device missing delay" which could potentially cause timing related issues and performance related issues with attached devices when toggled 6. Modified release script for SAS 5 cards so that it is compatible with other 6th Generation SAS controllers 7. Modified the SAS5 Option ROM to improve CHS (Cylinder/Head/Sector) to LBA (Logical Block Address) translation, to add support for newer disk partition utilities

Installation instructions

            
Instructions for BR168481.exe

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. 

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. 


Instructions for R168481.EXE

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. 

Extract Files 
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file to unzip the download package 
2. Click Continue. 
3. Specify the location to unzip the files. 
4. Click on the OK button to extract files.
   After the files are extracted the message all files were successfully unzipped will appear. 
5. Click the OK button to exit from the installer. 


Instructions for SAS5ira_external_R168481_A04.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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