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Driver Details

Dell SAS 5/iR Integrated, SAS 5/iR Adapter, SAS 6/iR Adapter, SAS 6/iR Integrated, SAS 6/IR Integrated Blades device driver version 4.00.38.02-3, A03

Dell SAS 5/iR Integrated, SAS 5/iR Adapter, SAS 6/iR Adapter, SAS 6/iR Integrated, SAS 6/IR Integrated Blades device driver for RHEL5 & SLES10 : mptlinux version 4.00.38.02-3.

Version

Other versions
4.00.38.02-2,A02 25 May 200911:36:10 PM

Applies to

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Date

Release date
13 Apr 2010
Last Updated
22 May 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:Tar-Files
File Name:R211003-mptlinux-4.00.38.02-3.tar.gz
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 2MB
Format DescriptionThis file is an archive of compressed files for software installation.
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To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
a36195f6954a9e18252982bb555c9d44
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:R211003-mptlinux-4.00.38.02.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 6KB
Format DescriptionThis file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
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To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
578d631e5e67cf9e4afce5cc508a1693
SHA1:
Not available
SHA-256:
Not available

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


Important Information

Both SLES10 and RHEL5 mptlinux device drivers enumerate unconfigured disks ahead of virtual disks regardless of slot ordering. While installing your operating system please pay close attention to which disk is selected by the installer as the target of your installation and which disk is selected as the disk to install the boot loader and MBR onto.

For more information and documentation visit http://support.dell.com

Installation problems on SATA I drives: SAS Controller require a minimum of SATA II drives. SATA I drives are not supported. Use only SAS or SATA II drives supported by your Dell system.

Fixes & Enhancements

Enhancements:
- Updated operating system support list to include:
o SLES 10 SP2
o RHEL 5 Update 3
- Packaging Updates
o Updated prebuild binary list to RHEL5.3 and SLES10 SP2

Installation instructions

The package is a compressed tar file. To extract the components within the tar file un-tar the files:
tar -xvzf
The package should contain the following files:
dkms rpm (dkms-.rpm)
driver rpm (mptlinux-.rpm
release notes (*.txt)
source code (mptlinux--src.tgz)
Adding / Updating the SAS Driver to an Existing Linux system
1 Install the DKMS rpm package if needed. Use this command
rpm -ivh
2 Install the Driver package. Use this command: rpm -ivh
3 Verify the driver has been loaded with this system command: modinfo mptsas
and this dkms commands: dkms status

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