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Dell Nautilus Firmware Update Utility for SAS and SATA disk and solid state drives

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

Version

Other versions
SAS,A36 12 Aug 20136:06:22 PM
SAS,A39 12 Aug 20136:05:06 PM
A5F0,A34 12 Jul 20131:04:42 PM
A37,A37 12 Jul 20131:04:40 PM
SAS,A38 12 Jul 20131:04:40 PM
SAS_SATA,A35 12 Jul 20131:04:34 PM
SAS,A41 12 Jul 20131:04:30 PM
SAS,A43 14 Mar 20136:43:39 PM
SAS,A42 06 Feb 20138:52:56 PM
SAS,A40 16 Nov 20124:07:34 PM

Applies to

Dell SAS/SATA Hard Drive;

Date

Release date
12 Jul 2013
Last Updated
04 Oct 2013

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).

Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:NautilusA44dos_ZPE.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 96MB
Format DescriptionThis 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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To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
a4fa685a25b1fe36d372ad3c304dc965
SHA1:
a64385ca65c0bdfbff743d02459b67a960892460
SHA-256:
f577b56725383a054d5a42de67a699c8a34be1cb599f94b5cbc296519bfe3ec5
File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:Release Notes A44.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 83KB
Format DescriptionThis file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
Added to download list
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To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
4e93e404017dc8aeced31c2896e4fbba
SHA1:
742a276cf8c6e855f503f8fe342004d37b557512
SHA-256:
ea3b379ed121c4071fe1e227c71ce79c0b066b71208e635ea642e17eacfe9ff0

By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.


Important Information

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.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes:
Fixed 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.

Enhancements:
N/A

See Release Notes for detailed updates on Nautilus

Installation instructions

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.

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