Driver Details

LSI Logic Ultra 320 SCSI Adapter Non-RAID, v., A00

LSI Logic PCI SCSI/FC MPI Driver for Windows 2003 v1.9.11.0

Fixes & Enhancements

Initial Release


Version, A00



Release date

22 Nov 2007

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:MD2K3A00.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 64 KB
Format Description:This file format consists of an archive of files that may be decompressed to a directory on the hard drive. The installation can then be done from that directory.
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Supported Operating Systems
Windows Server 2003
Applies to
Ultra 320 SCSI Adapter Non-RAID
Installation instructions
Custom Instructions for MD2K3A00.exe:

1. Click Download Now, to download the file.
2. If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, click Yes, I Accept this Agreement.
3. When the File Download window appears, click Save and click OK. The Save In: window appears.
4. From the Save In: field, click the down arrow then click to select Desktop and click Save. The file will download to your desktop.
5. If the Download Complete window appears, click Close. The file icon appears on your desktop.

Diskette Creation
1. Insert a floppy diskette into the floppy drive.
2. Double-click the new icon on the desktop. The Self-Extractor window appears.
3. Specify the floppy drive as the location to unzip the files.
4. Click on the unzip button to extract files.

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are running Open Manage Array Manager v3.2 or higher under Windows 2003, to avoid a potential Blue Screen, prior to updating the driver you will need to:
1. Disable the SCSI subsystem provider in the Array Manager Utilities before upgrading the driver. Please refer to the Array Manager documentation for details on how to do this.
2. Once the SCSI provider is disabled, you should then navigate to the \WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\DRIVERS folder and temporarily rename ASPI32.SYS to ASPI32.XXX, then reboot the system before proceeding with the upgrade.
3. Following the upgrade, you will need to reboot again before re-naming ASPI32.SYS back to its' original name, then finally re-enabling the SCSI provider.

Updating the driver on an Existing Windows 2003 Server

*NOTE: You must be logged on as Administrator or have administrative privileges to perform these steps:
1. Copy files extracted above to formatted floppy disk
2. From the desktop, right-click the My Computer icon.
3. Left-click Manage.
4. Click Device Manager.
5. Double-click SCSI and RAID controllers (A List of all currently installed SCSI controllers appears) - in the case of a dual channel controller, there will be two devices listed (one for each channel).The driver will have to be updated separately for each channel.
6. Double-click the appropriate SCSI controller (such as 'LSI Logic 1020/1030 Ultra320 SCSI Adapter').
7. Select the Driver tab.
8. Select Update Driver. (The Hardware Update Wizard appears).
9. Choose 'Install from a list of specific locations" and click Next.
10. Choose 'Don't Search. I will choose the driver to install"
11. Click Next.
12. Click 'Have Disk' button. (The 'Install from Disk' dialog appears).
13. Insert the driver diskette created above. (Skip this step if installing driver from location on hard drive)
14. Click 'Browse' button (Locate File dialog appears).
15. Use pull-down box to find floppy drive or location on hard drive where you previously extracted files.
16. Once the correct path appears in the dropdown box, 'symmpi.inf' should appear in 'File Name' box - if not, select it.
17. Click 'Open' button ('Install From Disk' dialog reappears with correct path displayed).
18. Click 'OK' (Upgrade Device Driver Wizard reappears).
19. Choose 'LSI Logic 1020/1030 Ultra320 SCSI Adapter'
20. Click 'Next'
21. Click 'Next' again to confirm choice and upgrade driver
22. Close Wizard by clicking Finish
23. Close Properties Dialog for device.
24. Do not reboot system yet if prompted to do so.
25. Repeat steps 5-23 for second channel after Device Manager refreshes.
26. Reboot System to complete upgrade.

Adding the LSI Logic SCSI Driver to an Existing Windows 2003 Server (non-upgrade) - *NOTE* this will only apply if the SCSI controller was previously disabled in system BIOS setup, and you have enabled it for the first time - otherwise, follow the update instructions above:
1) Boot the system to Windows 2003. The 'Found New Hardware' Wizard displays.
2) Select 'Search for a suitable driver' and select 'Next' to continue.
3) Select 'Floppy disk drive', insert the LSI Logic Windows 2003 SCSI driver disket
Important Information
This driver is compatible with LSI 1020/1030 SCSI controllers and is intended for use with Windows 2003 Server, Enterprise Edition Server, Web Server, Small Business Server and Datacenter Server.

Since the 1020/1030 BIOS/FW is delivered as part of the System BIOS, it is highly recommended that you have the latest available System BIOS (also available from Dell support) already installed on your system before updating this driver
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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).