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SAS_SATA DRIVE DOS FIRMWARE UPDATE A34

This is a general maintenance release for SAS and SATA drives. It is a re-release of the previous version with additional firmware updates.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes/Enhancements:

The Hitachi SAS release for 15K 3.5" SAS hard drive firmware to fix Linux install hang in a RAID-0 config.
During a Linux install small block sequential writes occur which brings out this bug and result in a hang
during install when attached to SAS-5/iR running in RAID 0. The firmware will rev from A48B to A5F0.

Version

Version A5F0, A34

Release date

12 Jul 2013

Last Updated

12 Jul 2013

Importance

Optional

Available formats

File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:Release Notes A34.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 64KB
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:
7c4a7fbc304d85f87b0fe520f4ce66c1
SHA1:
df28e58751582864db19d897364c043580b7cc0f
SHA-256:
Not available

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Supported Operating Systems

Not Applicable

Applies to

3.5, 7.2K, ES, 1TB, SGT-MSK
3.5, 7.2K, ES, 2TB, SGT-MSK
3.5, 7.2K, ES, 500GB, SGT-MSK
3.5, 7.2K, NL6, SAS, 1TB, MSK
3.5, 7.2K, NL6, SAS, 500GB, MSK
Dell SAS/SATA Hard Drive
F3R, ES, 7.2K, SATA, 3.5", 1TB
F3R, ES, 7.2K, SATA, 3.5", 250GB
F3R, ES, 7.2K, SATA, 3.5", 500GB
HD, 146, SAS6, 15K, 2.5, SGT, HORNET
HD, 146G, SAS, 10K, 2.5, SGT, FRFLY
HD, 146G, SAS6, 10K, 2.5, HIT, COBRA-C
HD, 1TRB, NL6, 7.2K, 3.5, WD, BACH
HD, 2TRB, NL6, 7.2K, 3.5, WD, BACH
HD, 300G, SAS6, 10K, 2.5, HIT, COBRA-C
HD, 300G, SAS6, 10K, 2.5, WD, VEGA
HD, 600G, SAS6, 10K, 2.5, WD, VEGA
HD, 73G, SAS, 10K, 2.5, SGT, FRFLY
HD, 73G, SAS6, 15K, 2.5, SGT, HORNET
Hitachi SAS 146GB 15K RPM
Hitachi SAS 73GB 15K RPM
HITACHI Ultrastar 7K3000 2TB SAS 7.2K RPM
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 2TB SATA 7.2K RPM
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 3TB SAS 7.2K RPM
Phoenix S1, SSD, 2.5, SAS, 200GB, SLC
Samsung MZ-5EA1000-0D3 100GB SATA MLC SSD
Samsung MZ-5EA2000-0D3 200GB SATA MLC SSD
Samsung SSD, SM825, 2.5, SATA, 400GB
Samsung SSD, SS805, 2.5, SATA, 100GB, V2
Samsung SSD, SS805, 2.5, SATA, 50GB, V2
Seagate (Cheetah 15K.7) SAS 450GB 15K RPM FIPS140-SED
Seagate (Cheetah 15K.7) SAS 600GB 15K RPM FIPS140/SED
Seagate (Constellation ES) SAS 1TB 7.2K RPM
Seagate (Constellation ES) SAS 2TB 7.2K RPM
Seagate (Constellation ES) SAS 500GB 7.2K RPM
Seagate 3.5", 10K, SAS, 600GB, EAGLE RP
Seagate 3.5", 10K, SAS6, 600GB, EAGLE RP
Seagate Constellation ES SATA 1TB 7.2K RPM
Seagate Constellation ES SATA 2TB 7.2K RPM
Seagate Constellation ES SATA 500GB 7.2K RPM
SEAGATE Constellation ES.2 3TB SAS 7.2K RPM FIPS140 SED
Seagate Constellation ES.2 3TB SAS 7.2K RPM
Seagate Constellation ES.2 3TB SATA 7.2K RPM
SEAGATE Constellation.2 1TB SAS 7.2K RPM FIPS140 SED
Seagate Constellation.2 1TB SAS 7.2K RPM
SEAGATE Constellation.2 1TB SATA 7.2K RPM
SEAGATE Constellation.2 250GB SATA 7.2K RPM
SEAGATE Constellation.2 500GB SAS 7.2K RPM
SEAGATE Constellation.2 500GB SATA 7.2K RPM
Seagate SAS ST3500414SS/ST31000424SS/ST32000444SS
Seagate SAS ST9146803SS/ST9300603SS
Seagate SAS ST9500430SS
Seagate SAS ST9600204SS
Seagate SAS6 ST3300657SS
Seagate SAS6 ST3450857SS
Seagate SAS6 ST3600057SS
SEAGATE Savvio 10K.5 300GB SAS 10K RPM
SEAGATE Savvio 10K.5 600GB SAS 10K RPM
SEAGATE Savvio 10K.5 900GB SAS 10K RPM
SEAGATE Savvio 10K.5 900GB SAS 10K RPM FIPS140 SED
Seagate Savvio 15K.3 146GB SAS 15K RPM
Seagate Savvio 15K.3 300GB SAS 15K RPM
Seagate Savvio 15K.3 300GB SAS 15K RPM FIPS140 SED
Seagate SED SAS 1TB 7.2K RPM
Seagate SED SAS 2TB 7.2K RPM
SPAR ES, 5.4K, SATA, 3.5", 2TB
SSD, 2.5, SAS, 149GB
Toshiba (MBF 2 RC) SAS 300GB 10K RPM
Toshiba (MBF 2 RC) SAS 600GB 10K RPM
TOSHIBA MK1001TRKB Series SAS 7.2K RPM 3.5" 1TB
TOSHIBA MK1661GSYB Series 7.2K RPM 2.5" 160GB
TOSHIBA MK2001TRKB Series SAS 7.2K RPM 3.5" 2TB
TOSHIBA MK2561GSYB Series 7.2K RPM 2.5" 250GB
Western Digital (EX500M) SATA 1TB 7.2K RPM
Western Digital (EX500M) SATA 2TB 7.2K RPM
Western Digital (EX500S) SATA 250GB 7.2K RPM
Western Digital (EX500S) SATA 500GB 7.2K RPM

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

This release is intended for use on drives attached to SAS/ PERC controllers and MD1000, MD1120, MD1200 and MD1220 Enclosures. To update drives attached to MD3000 and MD3000i enclosures, use R310916"

Please note: Only Dell Branded SAS/SCSI, PERC and embedded ICH controllers are supported.

On drives attached to PERC5/PERC6 controllers, the first drive to be updated requires a 5 minute delay before firmware flash to begin. Do not power cycle or reboot your system while the update is in progress.

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