Driver Details


The FW version is to restrict 3Gb support on LSI 2008 Mezz card with PowerEdge C6220.

Fixes & Enhancements

Initial Release


Version 0.1, A00



Release date

27 Jun 2012

Last Updated

07 Jul 2012


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Installation instructions
For Legacy BIOS platform
1. Copy all files to a DOS bootable USB flash drive.
2. Insert the USB flash drive to your system and boot to DOS.
3. Change the directory to the folder with LSI2008 FW and update tools.
4. Execute f.bat and wait until FW update process finished.
5. Reboot system.

For uEFI Platform
1. Power-on your system and press "F2: to enter BIOS setting menu.
2. Change to "Boot" tab and select the "Boot Mode" as "uEFI", then press "F10" and "Y" to save the setting, then Reboot.
3. insert the USB flash drive with LSI2008 FW and tools, then Power-on your system and press "F11" then select "uEFI internal shell" to boot into uEFI shell.
4. Change to the folder with LSI2008 FW and update tools.
5. Run "sas2flash -f xx.fw" to update the FS.
6. Run "sas3flash -b mptsas2.rom" to update the MPT BIOS.
7. Reboot system.

Reboot will be required
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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).