Seagate SAS ST9300453SS firmware version YSF9

This release contains firmware version YSF9 for Seagate SAS (7.2K rpm 2.5" SAS) 300GB Hard rive. Dell. Vendor model number ST9300453SS.

Fixes & Enhancements

Resolves a rare issue that could incorrectly incremented SMART error counter for read errors
Resolves a rare issue that could cause to hang during format
Resolves an issue that caused drive to connect at slower connection speeds
Resolves an issue causing poor write performance when background scan is running
Resolves rare issue that could cause hang during boot up with RAID controller
Resolves issue would unexpectedly abort read command without proper reporting proper status
Improvements to drive connectivity
Improved drive error handling
Improves drive long term reliablity


Version YSF9, A03


SAS Drive

Release date

12 Oct 2012

Last Updated

28 Oct 2013


Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:SAS-Drive_Firmware_439K4_WN32_YSF9_A03.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 6 MB
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Other versions
YSFC,A05 31 Mar 20153:51:42 PM
YSFA,A04 28 Jun 20134:43:05 PM
Supported Operating Systems
Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
Windows Server 2008 x64
Red Hat Ent Linux 4.5
Red Hat Ent Linux 4.6
Suse Linux ES 9
Suse Linux ES 10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.5
Red Hat Ent Linux 4.7
Red Hat Ent Linux 5.2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Red Hat Ent Linux 5
Novell SuSE Linux ES 10
Windows Server 2008 x86
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2003 x64
Applies to
Seagate Savvio 15K.3 300GB SAS 15K RPM FIPS140 SED
Installation instructions

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.


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.
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 highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.