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Dell SAS 5/iR, 6/iR Adapter Driver
This package provides the Dell SAS 5/iR, 6/iR Integrated, SAS 5/iR, 6/iR Adapter, SAS 6/IR Integrated Blades Driver and is supported on Equallogic, Enterprise Servers and Powervault models that are running the following Windows Operating System: Windows Server 2003.
Release Date 4/3/2008
Importance: Recommended
Version: 1.24.04.40,A05

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DRVR_WIN_R170419.EXE

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Description

This package provides the Dell SAS 5/iR, 6/iR Integrated, SAS 5/iR, 6/iR Adapter, SAS 6/IR Integrated Blades Driver and is supported on Equallogic, Enterprise Servers and Powervault models that are running the following Windows Operating System: Windows Server 2003.

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 SAS 5/iR and SAS 6/iR controllers do not support MD3000 but the cards that support it (SAS 5/E) use the same driver.

Compatibility

Systems
PowerEdge 1900
PowerEdge 1950
PowerEdge 1955
PowerEdge 2900
PowerEdge 2950
PowerEdge 2970
PowerEdge 6950
PowerEdge 840
PowerEdge 860
PowerEdge M600
PowerEdge M605
PowerEdge M805
PowerEdge M905
PowerEdge R200
PowerEdge R300
PowerEdge R805
PowerEdge R900
PowerEdge R905
PowerEdge SC 440
PowerEdge SC1430
PowerEdge SC1435
PowerEdge T100
PowerEdge T105
PowerEdge T300
PowerEdge T605
PowerVault DP100
PowerVault DP500
PowerVault DP600
PowerVault NF100
PowerVault NF500
PowerVault NF600
Operating Systems
MS Windows Server 2003

Applies to

  • SAS 5/iR Adapter
  • SAS 6/iR Integrated

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes - Added the correct SAS 6/iR Device names: i. Dell SAS 6/iR Adapter Controller ii. Dell SAS 6/iR Integrated Blades Controller iii. Dell SAS 6/iR Integrated Controller iv. Dell SAS 6/iR Integrated Workstation Controller Enhancements - Changes to better handle LUN reset commands to queue those that can't be immediately executed.

Installation instructions

            
Install Instructions
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This driver package contains the Windows device driver for the SAS 5 and SAS 6 controllers.
To build the installation media these files should be copied to a blank floppy diskette or USB key.

Installing the Driver during Operating System Installation
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1. Power on the system and boot to the Microsoft Windows Server CD.
2. When the message "Press F6 if you need to install a third party SCSI and RAID driver" appears, press the  key immediately.  Within a few minutes, a screen will appear asking for the driver to support the additional controllers in the system.
3. Press the  key. The system prompts for the driver diskette to be inserted.
4. Insert the driver diskette in the floppy drive (or the USB key in the USB port) and press the  key. A list of SAS drivers will appear.
5. Select the appropriate driver for the installed controller and OS and press the  key to load the driver.
6. Press the  again key again to continue the installation process.

Installing a Windows Driver for a New SAS Controller
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Perform the following steps to configure the driver when you add a new controller to a system that already has Windows installed.

1. Power down the system.
2. Install the new SAS controller in the system. Refer to Hardware Installation for detailed instructions on installing and cabling the SAS controller in the system.
3. Power on the system. The Windows operating system should detect the new  controller and display a message to inform the user.
4. The Found New Hardware Wizard screen will pop up and display the detected hardware device.
5. Click on Next.
6. On the Locate Device Driver screen, select Search for a suitable driver for my device and click on Next.
7. Insert the appropriate driver diskette or USB key and select  that device on the Locate Driver Files screen.
8. Click on Next.
9. The wizard detects and installs the appropriate device drivers for the new controller.
10.Click on Finish to complete the installation.
11.Reboot the system.

Updating an Existing Windows Driver
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Perform the following steps to update the Windows driver for a new controller already installed on your system.

NOTE: It is important that you put your system on idle before you update the driver.

1. Press Start > Control Panel > System. The System Properties screen will be displayed.
2. Click on the Hardware tab.
3. Click on Device Manager and the Device Manager screen  will be displayed.
4. Click on SCSI and RAID Controllers.
5. Double-click on the controller for which you want to update  the driver.
6. Click on the Driver tab and click on Update Driver. The Upgrade Device Driver Wizard will be displayed.
7. Insert the appropriate driver diskette or USB key. 
 NOTE: The driver files can also be copied to the hard drive.
8. Click on Next.
9. Follow the steps in the Wizard to browse for the new driver.
10.Select the driver.
11.Click on Next and continue the installation steps in the Wizard.
12.Click on Finish to exit the wizard and reboot the system for  the changes to take effect.

Driver Update using Dell Update Package (DUP)
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A Dell Update Package (DUP) is a self-contained executable in a standard Dell package format and each Update Package is designed to update a single component on your system.

 DUP Download 
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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. 

 Driver Update 
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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.            
        

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