Driver Details

Toshiba SAS MBF2300RC and MBF2600R firmware version DA0B.

This release contains firmware version DA0B for Toshiba SAS (10K rpm 2.5 SAS) 300GB and 600GB Hard Drives. Dell. Vendor model numbers MBF2300RC and MBF2600R.

Fixes & Enhancements

Resolve issue with Dell Diagnostic Utility that incorrectly caused Read Buffer error
Resolved connectivity issue that could occur on power cycle

Version

Version DA0B, A02

Category

SAS Drive

Release date

02 Dec 2013

Last Updated

02 Dec 2013

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:SAS-Drive_Firmware_C4M13_WN32_DA0B_A02.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 5 MB
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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
0933905ca7fc0a560f17f0a80fbcce7f
SHA1:
3f7bd6b29c0b83a82488aca5722bab0563d2a0c8
SHA-256:
ff876a7b2e463fb77fea71e8b884f795e1a2d2ca51df0fd2a82e029c8f137b49

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Other versions
DA0B,A03 29 Jul 20139:01:15 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
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
Toshiba (MBF 2 RC) SAS 300GB 10K RPM
Toshiba (MBF 2 RC) SAS 600GB 10K RPM
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.
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.

There is an architectural constraint with Dell DUP HDD firmware update utility, related to system memory utilization, which is typically encountered on systems with minimal system memory, memory-intensive configurations, multiple RAID controllers, or memory-intensive applications. This issue is typically reported as - The operation was not successful because the device buffer write has failed. And will result in an aborted attempt to update firmware on the identified HDD. Error codes associated with this failure mode include 8009 and 8017. Once an error is detected, the update session is aborted. There is no data integrity or data availability risk associated with this issue. Subsequent attempts to update the HDD firmware may succeed, particularly if system resources are freed up.
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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).