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Toshiba SAS AL13SEB300, AL13SEB600 and AL13SEB900 firmware version DE06

.This release contains firmware version DE06 for Toshiba SAS (10K rpm 2.5 SAS) 300GB, 600GB and 900GBB Hard Drives. Vendor model number AL13SEB300, AL13SEB600 and AL13SEB900.

Fixes & Enhancements

Improved random write performance
Improved drive error handling

Version

Version DE06, A02

Release date

12 Jul 2013

Last Updated

28 Oct 2013

Importance

Recommended

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:SAS-Drive_Firmware_J43DD_WN32_DE06_A02.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 9MB
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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SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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Supported Operating Systems

Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
MS Windows 2008 x64
Red Hat Ent Linux 4
Red Hat Ent Linux 4.5
Red Hat Ent Linux 4.6
Suse Linux ES 9
Suse Linux ES 10
MS Windows Server 2012
Red Hat Ent Linux 4.7
Red Hat Ent Linux 5.2
Red Hat Ent Linux 6
Red Hat Ent Linux 5
MS Windows 2008 x86
MS Windows Server 2003
MS Windows 2008 R2
MS Windows 2003 x64

Applies to

TOSHIBA AL13SEB300 Series 2.5 10K SAS HDD Drive
TOSHIBA AL13SEB600 Series 2.5 10K SAS HDD Drive
TOSHIBA AL13SEB900 Series 2.5 10K SAS HDD Drive

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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