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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.

Version

  • Version A5F0, A34

Applies to

Dell SAS/SATA Hard Drive;

Date

Release date
12 Jul 2013
Last Updated
12 Jul 2013

Importance

Optional. Dell recommends the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.

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

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


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.

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.

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.

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