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Driver Details

Dell PERC 5/E Adapter, PERC 5/i Integrated, PERC 5/i Adapter, PERC 6/E Adapter, PERC 6/i Integrated, CERC 6/i Integrated, PERC 6/i Adapter, PERC 6/i Integrated Blade Device Driver

This package provides the driver for Dell PERC 5/E Adapter, PERC 5/i Integrated, PERC 5/i Adapter, PERC 6/E Adapter, PERC 6/i Integrated, CERC 6/i Integrated, PERC 6/i Adapter, PERC 6/i Integrated Blade devices and is supported on the PowerEdge family of products running RHEL 5.5 and SLES10SP3. For RHEL 6 and SLES11 SP1, use the native driver.

Note: Newer releases of the above operating system(s) should use the native "in-box" driver version

Version

  • Version 00.00.04.31.2-1, A12

Applies to

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Date

Release date
01 Dec 2010
Last Updated
30 Apr 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:Tar-Files
File Name:R282637-megaraid_sas-00.00.04.31.2-1.tar.gz
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1MB
Format DescriptionThis file is an archive of compressed files for software installation.
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MD5:
67b9cac84ad1a2a09ff85097cd2e15c8
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:R282637-megaraid_sas-00.00.04.31.2-1.txt
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MD5:
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SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes
- Resolved an issue where no VD rescan was occurring when PD states change from online to offline and back to online.
- Resolved an issue where firmware may hang when rebooting after performing a reconstruction operation.

Enhancements:
- Added support for IEEE scatter gather lists for improved performance.

Installation instructions

Installation Instructions

Driver Package
The driver package is a compressed tar file.
1) To extract the components within the tar file, un-tar the files:
tar -xvzf R282637-megaraid_sas-00.00.04.31.2-1.tar.gz
2) Extracted files should contain the following:
dkms rpm dkms-2.0.22.0-1.noarch.rpm
driver rpm megaraid_sas-v00.00.04.31.2.noarch.rpm
source code megaraid_sas-v00.00.04.31.2-src.tgz

Adding or Updating the Driver on a System.
1) Install the DKMS rpm package if needed. Use this command:
2) rpm -ivhdkms-2.0.22.0-1.noarch.rpm NOTE: Use rpm -Uvh dkms-2.0.22.0-1.noarch.rpm when updating an existing package.
3) Install the Driver package. Use this command
4) rpm -Uvh megaraid_sas-v00.00.04.31.2.noarch.rpm
5) Verify the driver has been loaded with this system command:
modinfo megaraid_sas
and this dkms command:
dkms status

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