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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.


  • Version YSF9, A03


Supported Operating Systems
  • Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
  • MS Windows 2008 x64
  • Red Hat Ent Linux 4.5
  • Red Hat Ent Linux 4.6
  • Suse Linux ES 9
  • Suse Linux ES 10
  • Red Hat Ent Linux 4.7
  • Red Hat Ent Linux 5.2
  • Red Hat Ent Linux 6
  • Red Hat Ent Linux 5
  • Novell SuSE Linux ES 10
  • MS Windows 2008 x86
  • MS Windows Server 2003
  • MS Windows 2008 R2
  • MS Windows 2003 x64

Applies to

Seagate Savvio 15K.3 300GB SAS 15K RPM FIPS140 SED;


Release date
29 Jul 2013
Last Updated
28 Oct 2013


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

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:SAS-Drive_Firmware_439K4_WN32_YSF9_A03.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 6MB
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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Important Information

This update will not run if any of the following conditions exist
1. Any Virtual Disk that is not optimal.
2. A RAID container that is performing a Background Initialization or Consistency Check.
3. A Rebuild, Resync, or copyback function is taking place.
4. A RAID set that is Partially Degraded or in a Degraded state.

This update will run on drives remaining in a RAID set that is in a Offline state.

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

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.

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