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Seagate SAS6 ST3300657SS, ST3450857SS and ST3600057SS firmware version ES66.

This release contains firmware version ES66 for Seagate SAS6 (15k rpm 3.5 SAS) 300GB, 450GB and 600GB Hard Drives. Vendor model numbers ST3300657SS, ST3450857SS and ST3600057SS.

Fixes & Enhancements

Resolved an issue that caused drive to connect at slower connection speeds
Resolved an issue causing poor write performance when background scan is running
Resolved rare issue that could cause hang during boot up with RAID controller
Resolved issue would unexpectedly abort read command without proper reporting proper status
Improvements to drive connectivity
Improved drive error handling

Version

Version ES66, A07

Release date

25 Apr 2014

Last Updated

28 Aug 2014

Importance

Recommended

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:SAS-Drive_Firmware_52PY8_WN32_ES66_A07.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 5MB
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Compatible Systems

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 Enterprise Linux 4.5
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 (Cheetah 15K.7) SAS 600GB 15K RPM
Seagate Cheetah 15K.7 SAS 300GB 15K RPM
Seagate Cheetah 15K.7 SAS 450GB 15K RPM
Seagate SAS6 ST3300657SS
Seagate SAS6 ST3450857SS
Seagate SAS6 ST3600057SS

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.

Important Information

Important Information - External:
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.

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