Dell PERC 6/i Adapter Firmware, v.6.3.1-0003, A14

This package provides firmware version 6.3.1-0003 for the Dell PERC6/i Adapter

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes:
- Fixes an issue where the Perc battery does not always charge up properly, causing Virtual Disks changing from Write Back to Write Through.

Enhancements:
- Removes system events that relate to partial Patrol completion on physical drives.

Version

Version 6.3.1-0003, A14

Category

SAS RAID

Release date

06 Dec 2011

Last Updated

11 May 2015

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Red Hat Linux
File Name:SAS-RAID_Firmware_392W6_LN32_6.3.1-0003_A14.BIN
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 4 MB
Format Description:Dell Update Packages for Linux can be used as stand-alone applications that ensure that specific validation criteria are met, then apply an update.
Note: Update Packages for Linux are open source. See the Dell Update Packages for Linux Readme for details.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
9ab5f1ab4eb610f8526475ace8467fb8
SHA1:
8cb6b325942500b083d4a42c6de9d4c584171f49
SHA-256:
Not available
File Format:GnuPG Signature for Linux Update Package
File Name:SAS-RAID_Firmware_392W6_LN32_6.3.1-0003_A14.BIN.sign
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 0.2 KB
Format Description:The GnuPG signature for Red Hat Linux Update Package can be used to authenticate Dell's identity in the correlated Red Hat Linux Update Package.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
b157de99a0f8acbc2436da9a878ad7f8
SHA1:
0af0351f951bfdac5f080d2d1d72ebb4b086e9f2
SHA-256:
Not available
File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:R313334.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 15 KB
Format Description:This file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
5a49fd1558500f590a91d1897a950add
SHA1:
Not available
SHA-256:
Not available
File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:DELL_PERC-6-I-ADAPTER_A14_R313334.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1 MB
Format Description:This 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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
732fe583963bdc5e0e96c75d248e8db5
SHA1:
f1a5084d65c28b0b832fc41517f1793e58fda908
SHA-256:
c4b08bf620e0d2c8ae9d76f0989eb5231d06b5dd93d3514c821ee8e55d2d15ed

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

Other versions
6.3.0-0001,A12 06 Dec 20119:38:57 PM
6.2.0-0013,A11 06 Dec 20119:38:35 PM
Applies to
PERC 5/i Adapter
PERC 6/i Adapter
Installation instructions
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

Reboot will be required
x
Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

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).