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Driver Details

NAUTILUS,DOS,A38

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 SAS, A38

Release date

12 Jul 2013

Last Updated

22 Oct 2014

Importance

Recommended

Available formats

File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:Release Notes A38.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 70KB
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:
3d0a0b1263331b93d3bd5767ae2180e5
SHA1:
c29796e592591ec8e395bac315d02cdd12174450
SHA-256:
98e95b84529a4318139b188ed0f61e3374f92edfe65de928eddda647d2d5d846
File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:NautilusA38_ZPE.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 91MB
Format DescriptionThis 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.
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To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
b5505138f0fc12e2e17d85ca2cfd1e9b
SHA1:
f3205cfa55391dec2936e699f1eac6b12063f8f7
SHA-256:
e61a5763175941a2874b688fa459e935c598d23220918f4e8c059eea706424b0

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

Other versions

SAS,A36 12 Aug 20136:06:22 PM
A5F0,A34 12 Jul 20131:04:42 PM
A37,A37 12 Jul 20131:04:40 PM
SAS_SATA,A35 12 Jul 20131:04:34 PM

Supported Operating Systems

Not Applicable

Applies to

Dell SAS/SATA Hard Drive

Installation instructions

Dell Update Package 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 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.

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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).