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Fujitsu SAS MBD2147RC and MBD2300RC firmware version D809.

This release contains firmware version D809 for Fujitsu SAS (10K rpm 2.5" SAS) 146GB and 300GB Hard Drives. Vendor model numbers Fujitsu MBD2147RC (AL11SE, 2.5", 10K, SAS, 146GB, DU) (Firmware) and Fujitsu MBD2300RC (AL11SE, 2.5", 10K, SAS, 300GB, DU) (Firmware)

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes / Enhancements:

Performance improvements to Sequential Verify
Resolved a rare issue that caused reported an incorrect sense code

Version

Version D809, A01

Release date

14 Aug 2013

Last Updated

14 Aug 2013

Importance

Recommended

Available formats

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

Supported Operating Systems

Not Applicable

Applies to

AL11SE, 2.5", 10K, SAS, 73GB, DU
AL11SE, 2.5, 10K, SAS, 146GB, DU
AL11SE, 2.5, 10K, SAS, 300GB, DU
AL11SE, 2.5, 10K, SAS6, 146GB, DU
AL11SE, 2.5, 10K, SAS6, 300GB, DU

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.

Detailed Instructions

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.

Important Information

Important Information - External:
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.

There is an architectural constraint with Dell DUP HDD firmware update utility, related to system memory utilization, which is typically encountered on systems with minimal system memory, memory-intensive configurations, multiple RAID controllers, or memory-intensive applications. This issue is typically reported as - The operation was not successful because the device buffer write has failed. And will result in an aborted attempt to update firmware on the identified HDD. Error codes associated with this failure mode include 8009 and 8017. Once an error is detected, the update session is aborted. There is no data integrity or data availability risk associated with this issue. Subsequent attempts to update the HDD firmware may succeed, particularly if system resources are freed up.

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