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Dell 6Gbps SAS HBA ADPT, FW ver. 07.03.05.00,A09

This package provides the firmware for the 6Gbps SAS HBA Firmware Release 07.03.05.00

Version

Version 07.03.05.00, A09 Other versions available
Other versions
07.03.05.00,A08 1/12/2012 4:06:10 AM

Applies to

6Gbps SAS HBA;

Date

Release date
2/4/2013
Last Updated
12/10/2013

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-Non-RAID_Firmware_8VGC6_WN32_07.03.05.00_A09.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 5MB
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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MD5:
7cd5b9448c7a757c4ababce490d32923
SHA1:
3f788466c81661e3e2057ba5a8121ff5fc6b3a60
SHA-256:
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File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:SASHBA_Firmware_6GBPS-SAS-HBA_RELNOTES_07.03.05.00_A09.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1KB
Format DescriptionThis file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
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MD5:
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SHA1:
78e9e34ac6f0401d94a6ce4bf5b106eae908e8fa
SHA-256:
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File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:SASHBA_6GBPS-SAS-HBA_07.03.05.00_A09_ZPE.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 856KB
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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MD5:
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SHA1:
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SHA-256:
f292bad122eeae5abf864c9cfe82b68229206ebce6c873d3bea0a7192a30ef82

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


Important Information

When installing an OS, be sure to select a Boot Device in CTRL+C. In CTRL+C, under SAS Topology, scroll down to the desired Physical Disk or Virtual Disk and enter ALT+B to select the device as your Boot Device.

- Resynch, Background Init and Consistency Check processes will always occur serially.

- When viewing SATA physical disk properties from Ctrl-C or other management applications, Vendor Identification must be translated as "ATA" followed by blanks. Please see SATA translation specification, revision 5, pages 24-25 for more details.

- When adding a Dell 6Gbps SAS controller to a system, the new controller may need to be added to the controller boot order in the PERC H200 BIOS / 6Gbps SAS configuration Utility.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes:
- UEFI driver fixes for passthru mode and installation stability
- UEFI driver didn't recognize tape devices
- diagnostics fail scsi buffer test when run
- controller did not always release allocated memory

Installation instructions

Performing the Firmware Upgrade

NOTE: This initial section of the Installation Instructions applies only to configurations with (greater than) 2TB SEDs.

1. Update the firmware version to this version using preferred method below (Zip Pack, Windows DUP, Linux DUP).
2. Reboot for the new FW take effect
3. Un-assign any (greater than) 2TB SED Dedicated or Global Hot Spares in the configuration. Not all configurations have hot spares.
4. Use CTRL-R or OMSS to issue Instant Secure Erase to all un-configured (greater than) 2TB SED drives (all data in these drives will be lost)
5. Re-assign (greater than) 2TB SED Hot Spares.

Zip pack:

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.

Extract Files
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the
new file to unzip the download package
2. Click Continue.
3. Specify the location to unzip the files.
4. Click onthe OK button to extract files.
After the files are extracted the message all files were successfully
unzipped will appear.
5. Click the OK button to exit from the installer.

Installation
1. Copy extracted files to bootable media.
2. Reboot system to bootable media.
3. Execute update.bat to perform flash.
5. After flash is complete, remove bootable media.
4. Reboot system for changes to take effect.


Windows Update Package:

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.


Linux Update Package:

Download
1. Click the Download Now linkto download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive.

Installation
1. Read over the release information presented by executing the
./FRMW_LX_RXXXXXX.BIN --version command from the shell.
2. Download and install any prerequisites identified in the above step before
proceeding.
3. Run the update by executing ./FRMW_LX_RXXXXXX.BIN from the shell.
4. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.

GnuPG Signature of Dell Update Package Instructions for FRMW_LX_RXXXXXX.BIN:

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. Import the Dell public key. (You only need to do this once on your system.)
2. Verify the Dell Update Package by using its signature file, FRMW_LX_RXXXXXX.BIN.

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