Seagate SAS ST91000640SS and ST9500620S firmware version AS08.

This release contains firmware version AS08 for Seagate SAS (7.2K rpm 2.5" SAS) 500GB and 1TB Hard Drives. Dell. Vendor model numbers ST91000640SS and ST9500620S.

Fixes & Enhancements

When firmware is applied prior to a cold power cycle this firmware prevents a situation that can lead to unrecoverable drive failure during A/C power removal.
Resolves a rare condition that can cause drive to hang during power on sequence
Improvements to overall drive reliability
Improvements to background scan logging
Improved drive error handling

Version

Version AS08, A06

Category

SAS Drive

Release date

24 Oct 2012

Last Updated

04 Nov 2016

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:SAS-Drive_Firmware_YN3M1_WN32_AS08_A06.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 5 MB
Format Description:Dell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 32bit format have been designed to run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. Dell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 64bit format will only run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. When selecting a device driver update be sure to select the one that is appropriate for your operating system.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
00791d39f4b1cdae7f0a273893b6329b
SHA1:
025185255f9e99fa1e7bc6eee98e96ba8fca5198
SHA-256:
2152cd26a701765f85a9ed29abb61caf44a872988c0b93e9993cbd48ab63d015

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Other versions
AS0B,A08 08 Sep 20146:05:11 AM
AS09,A07 28 Jun 20134:41:57 PM
AS05,A04 31 May 20124:48:28 PM
Supported Operating Systems
Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
Windows Server 2008 x64
Red Hat Ent Linux 4.5
Red Hat Ent Linux 4.6
Suse Linux ES 9
Suse Linux ES 10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.5
Red Hat Ent Linux 4.7
Red Hat Ent Linux 5.2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Red Hat Ent Linux 5
Novell SuSE Linux ES 10
Windows Server 2008 x86
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2003 x64
Applies to
Seagate Constellation.2 1TB SAS 7.2K RPM
SEAGATE Constellation.2 500GB SAS 7.2K RPM
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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Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

Dell highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.