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DELL PERC H810 Adapter firmware release 21.1.0-0007, A03

This package provides the firmware for PERC H810 Adapter firmware release 21.1.0-0007

Version

Version 21.1.0-0007, A03 Other versions available
Other versions
21.0.2-0001,A02 9/7/2012 6:36:30 PM

21.0.1-0132,A01 4/13/2012 2:50:44 PM

Applies to

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Date

Release date
1/18/2013
Last Updated
5/8/2013

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:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:SAS-RAID_Firmware_1JT5J_WN32_21.1.0-0007_A03.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 8MB
Format DescriptionDell 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.
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MD5:
7e508c80fb112149c9f6c29bb713536d
SHA1:
1e21f5bcc60d9d3f85d63e0a197de298b41de438
SHA-256:
e8c5f1d490e67d217bcb272fc50e50f0d98f96dcbc4cb9871a4713fed85a487a

File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:SAS_RAID_Firmware_H810_Adapter_RELNOTES_21.1.0-0007_A03.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 5KB
Format DescriptionThis file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
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MD5:
550200771c476164fbce74000a5a620d
SHA1:
f08d727ef2371a5097325f05fc2be54cd67044e4
SHA-256:
af6a428122a1a658de9d7916666c0e0c16981404cf3db3f8463468ec35f23085

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


Important Information

The firmware upgrade may fail if any of the RAID controllers in the system are performing an I/O background task (that is, consistency check, background initialization, rebuild, or reconstruction). Allow the background task to complete before attempting to upgrade the firmware. Patrol Read tasks will not affect a firmware upgrade.

* Linux systems running one or more applications that interact with SCSI devices in certain ways are known to cause a kernel panic situation. Therefore, it is recommended that you stop Server Administrator and its Storage Management Service before running storage controller firmware update packages.

To stop the Dell OpenManage(TM) Server Administrator service,
run "omconfig system webserver action=stop"

To start the Server Administrator service,
run "omconfig system webserver action=start"

To stop the Server Administrator Storage Management Service,
run "/etc/init.d/dataeng stop"

To start the Server Administrator Storage Management Service,
run "/etc/init.d/dataeng start"

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes:
- Corrects cosmetic error when deleting disks in HII.
- Corrects cache policy settings in HII.
- Fixes issue with Virtual Disk creation while in powersave mode.
- Fixes rare case where controller may fail to come out of hibernation.

Enhancements:
- Improve PERC controller I/O performance.
- Begin PERC battery monitoring earlier to make sure battery mode is set properly before beginning I/O.
- Make VD Unique Identifiers persistent.

Installation instructions

Performing the Firmware Upgrade

NOTE: This initial section of the Installation Instructions applies only to configurations with (greater than) 2TB SEDs.

1. Update the firmware version to this version using preferred method below (Zip Pack, Windows DUP, Linux DUP).
2. Reboot for the new FW take effect
3. Un-assign any (greater than) 2TB SED Dedicated or Global Hot Spares in the configuration. Not all configurations have hot spares.
4. Use CTRL-R or OMSS to issue Instant Secure Erase to all un-configured (greater than) 2TB SED drives (all data in these drives will be lost)
5. Re-assign (greater than) 2TB SED Hot Spares.

Zip pack:

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.

Installation
1. Copy extracted files to bootable media.
2. Reboot system to bootable media.
3. Execute update.bat to perform flash.
5. After flash is complete, remove bootable media.
4. Reboot system for changes to take effect.


Windows Update Package:

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.


Linux Update Package:

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. Read over the release information presented by executing the
./FRMW_LX_RXXXXXX.BIN --version command from the shell.
2. Download and install any prerequisites identified in the above step before
proceeding.
3. Run the update by executing ./FRMW_LX_RXXXXXX.BIN from the shell.
4. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.

GnuPG Signature of Dell Update Package Instructions for FRMW_LX_RXXXXXX.BIN:

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. Import the Dell public key. (You only need to do this once on your system.)
2. Verify the Dell Update Package by using its signature file, FRMW_LX_RXXXXXX.BIN.

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