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Driver Details

NAUTILUS,DOS,A42

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

Version SATA, A42 Other versions available
Other versions
SATA,A36 8/14/2013 4:57:41 PM

A37,A37 7/12/2013 1:04:34 PM

SATA,A38 7/12/2013 1:04:32 PM

A5F0,A39 7/12/2013 1:04:30 PM

SATA,A40 11/16/2012 4:07:34 PM

Applies to

Dell SAS/SATA Hard Drive;

Date

Release date
2/5/2013
Last Updated
5/14/2013

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:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:Release Notes A42.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 78KB
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:
3efac60de2720cd6b03488475c592829
SHA1:
eef9e1f88890ed3b42ecf9a6cf852df5ed7b26b0
SHA-256:
3bd2fa1edc25fa413a449a91e85c0c0c6e148e5da059d44479c8f0f115d5deb9

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:NautilusA42Dos_ZPE.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 98MB
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.
Added to download list
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To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
28aa32c2593d40a4dcf60746875d0aea
SHA1:
f22ee11926a4824ed658ebed1c6e5b76381d23b6
SHA-256:
15ceba3dd22bd582faca2104ceadeae76ff4f7f393200a46c6b189d3c79422d7

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.

This update will run on drives remaining in a RAID set that is in a Offline state.

Fixes & Enhancements

See attached release notes.

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.



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.

NOTE: In order to create the Hard drive firmware update media using this package, this file must be downloaded to and executed on a system running Microsoft Windows. This package can be used to create a bootable USB flash drive, CD, or hard drive image.

Download

1. Select the download method you want to use to retrieve the file - either HTTP or FTP.
2. If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, read the agreement and then select either "I agree" or "I disagree".
3. When the File Download window appears, click Save.
4. From the Save As dialog, select a location and a file name then click "Save".
5. If a Download Complete window appears, click Close.

Hard Drive Firmware Media Creation

1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click it to extract the diagnostic files and start the distribution application.
2. Verify that you have the correct diagnostic package by reviewing the information on the dialog box that appears then click Continue.
3. Specifythe location to unzip the files.
4. Click on the OK button to extract files. After the files are extracted, a message should appear indicating that all files were successfully unzipped.
5. Click the OK button to start the Hard Drive Firmware Package. Follow the on screen prompts to create the media desired.

CD Media Creation

1. Follow your CD writing software vendor's instructions to create a CD from the downloaded .ISO file.

Note: If CD media is viewed using Windows explorer, only the file Booting.txt will be visible. This CD was created using hard-disk emulation.

Running the Hard Drive Firmware Update Utility

1. Insert the media you created.
2. Boot the computer. (You may have to configure the boot order in BIOS setup to boot the media you created before other devices.)
3. Follow the screen prompts to update your drive firmware.

There will be a readme.txt file for DDDP usage and a text file for drives affected in the location you selected to unzip the files that contains additional and late breaking information. If you need to run the Delivery Package again, you can run the file DDDP.exe from that same location.

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