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Driver Details

Seagate SATA ST32000644NS, ST31000524NS and ST3500514NS firmware version KA0A

This release contains firmware version KA0A for Seagate SATA (7.2K rpm 3.5 SATA) 500GB, 1TB and 2TB Hard Drives. Dell Part number VGY1F, 8VNWV and 8CGTN. Vendor model number ST32000644NS, ST31000524NS and ST3500514NS.

Version

Other versions
KA09,A08 14 Aug 20134:57:41 PM

Applies to

3.5, 7.2K, ES, 1TB, SGT-MSK;

Date

Release date
12 Aug 2013
Last Updated
09 Oct 2013

Importance

Recommended. 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).

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:SAS-Drive_Firmware_5KN73_WN32_KA0A_A09.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 11MB
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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SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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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 performance issue that can occur when running background scans
Resolves a rare issue that can cause drive to hang on power cycle
Resolves an issue with dual port configurations receive same command on both ports
Improved drive connectivity
Improved error handling
Improved SMART error logging

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.

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