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LSI Logic PERC 4/SC, PERC 4/DC, v.352D, A22

Dell PowerEdge Expandable RAID Controller 4/DC and 4/SC Firmware Update

Version: 352D

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes:

1. Addresses a problem that may occur if a drive fails with in seconds after another drive completes a rebuild.
2. Fixed issue on PERC Controllers where VMFS Volumes go missing in VMware ESX environments after updating firmware from version 351X and earlier to 352B
Note: Updating to (352D from a system that was installed onto 352B) will require customers to resignature the volumes in order to have VMware to recognize the volumes.
Affected upgrade scenarios:
a. Upgrade from 351X to 352B
b. Upgrade from 352B to 352D
c. Upgrade from 351X to 352B then to 352D

Unaffected upgrade scenarios:
a. Upgrade from 351X and earlier to 352D

Version

Version 352D, A22

Release date

18 Jul 2007

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011

Importance

Urgent

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:RAID_FRMW_WIN_R151923.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 5MB
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:
C80B13D89FEC51D92D8A2FFC9896786B
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Floppy
File Name:BR151923.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1MB
Format DescriptionThis file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, then double-click it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
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MD5:
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File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:perc4-FWP4352D-A22.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 14KB
Format DescriptionThis file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
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MD5:
82dad2f88c488382e9a84340d3678c9c
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Supported Operating Systems

Not Applicable

Applies to

PERC 4/DC
PERC 4/SC

Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for BR151923.exe:

This program creates a bootable diskette to upgrade the firmware of the
controllers. You will need a formatted 3 1/2 inch floppy diskette for the
following procedure.

1) Download the file to a directory on your hard drive. The file downloaded is
a self extracting executable.
2) Insert a blank diskette into the system's diskette drive.
3) Double click on the file that you downloaded and follow the instructions on
the screen to extract the files to the diskette.
4) Insert the diskette into the system with the RAID controller for which you
want to update the firmware and boot the system.
5) Follow the instructions on the screen to update the firmware.

NOTICE: Pflash.exe will be executed automatically and will report existing code
level and prompt you to reconfirm before starting the firmware upgrade
process.

To perform this process in non-interactive mode please execute,
Pflash /?
and read about possible command line switches.

6) Remove the diskette and reboot the system.
Custom Instructions for perc4-FWP4352D-A22.txt:

Download the readme file to view information about this release.
Instructions for RAID_FRMW_LX_R151923.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. Read over the release information presented by executing the ./RAID_FRMW_LX_R151923.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 ./RAID_FRMW_LX_R151923.BIN from the shell.
4. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.


GnuPG Signature of Dell Update Package Instructions for RAID_FRMW_LX_R151923.BIN.sign:

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 once on your system.)
2. Verify the Dell Update Package by using its signature file, RAID_FRMW_LX_R151923.BIN.sign

Instructions for RAID_FRMW_WIN_R151923.EXE:

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.

Important Information

1. After installing this firmware and rebooting, a consistency check will automatically begin on
RAID 5 and 50 virtual disks with 5 or more physical disks to ensure parity information is
correct. The consistency check cannot be terminated and will resume at its last point
following a reboot. This consistency check will appear as a Background Initialization but
will only perform a consistency check with no data being modified. The consistency check runs
in the background, allowing the virtual disks to remain accessible during the check. While
this background check is designed to minimize performance impact, some degradation in
performance may occur until the check is complete, especially under heavy I/O.

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