Physical Disk Firmware Version Report - hddfwver.csv report compares the current running firmware against a list of current firmware for shipping and legacy Dell drive models. Note: The comparison is only as up-to-date as the compare file. The hddfwver.csv can be downloaded to update OMSA with the latest list of available HDD / SSD firmware updates.

Physical Disk Firmware Version Report - report that will compare the current running firmware against a list of current firmware for shipping and legacy Dell drive models.

Note: The comparison is only as up-to-date as the compare file. If the version of OMSA is aging a new version of the compare file hddfwver.csv can be downloaded at Dell.com

Fixes & Enhancements

Used in OMSA to poll drives for latest HDD / SSD firmware update availability.

This release adds to the change list:
Seagate 15k SAS 3.5", version ES68, for drive model numbers ST3300657SS (300GB), ST3450857SS (450GB) and ST3600057SS (600GB).

Version

Version SAS, A01

Category

SAS Drive

Release date

05 Feb 2013

Last Updated

04 Nov 2016

Importance

Available formats

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

Other versions
A04,A04 18 Sep 20137:48:51 PM
A03,A03 06 May 20132:33:32 PM
SAS,A02 14 Mar 20134:30:22 PM
Supported Operating Systems
Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
Windows Server 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
Windows Server 2012
Red Hat Ent Linux 4.7
Red Hat Ent Linux 5.2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Red Hat Ent Linux 5
Novell SuSE Linux ES 10
Windows Server 2008 x86
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2003 x64
Applies to
Dell Physical Disk Firmware Version Report
Installation 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.

How do I update the comparison file?

7) Replace the existing hddfwver.csv file with the new file. The locations under Windows "c:\Program Files (x86)\Dell\SysMgt\sm\hddfwver.csv" and under Linux "/opt/dell/srvadmin/etc/srvadmin-stroage/hddfwver.csv"
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Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

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).