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Seagate SAS ST9900805SS, ST9600205SS and ST9300605SS firmware version CS05.

This release contains firmware version CS05 for Seagate SAS (10K rpm 2.5" SAS) 300GB, 600GB and 900GB Hard Drives. Dell. Vendor model numbers ST9900805SS, ST9600205SS and ST9300605SS.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes and Enhancements
The firmware is an optional update that contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.

Version

Version CS05, A02

Release date

12 Aug 2013

Last Updated

22 Oct 2014

Importance

Optional

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Red Hat Linux
File Name:FRMW_LX_R296483.BIN
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 3MB
Format DescriptionDell Update Packages for Linux can be used as stand-alone applications that ensure that specific validation criteria are met, then apply an update.
Note: Update Packages for Linux are open source. See the Dell Update Packages for Linux Readme for details.
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MD5:
0DC8D98B104DFFF0F6E74CCD474E5792
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:GnuPG Signature for Linux Update Package
File Name:FRMW_LX_R296483.BIN.sign
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 0.2KB
Format DescriptionThe GnuPG signature for Red Hat Linux Update Package can be used to authenticate Dell's identity in the correlated Red Hat Linux Update Package.
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MD5:
DAFE664AE0EC494C5944BDD527B6AE1E
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:FRMW_WIN_R296483.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:
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SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Supported Operating Systems

Not Applicable

Applies to

SEAGATE Savvio 10K.5 900GB SAS 10K RPM
SEAGATE Savvio 10K.5 600GB SAS 10K RPM
SEAGATE Savvio 10K.5 300GB SAS 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.

Detailed Instructions

1) Click Download now.
The File Download window appears.

2) Click the Save button.
The Save As window appears.

3) Select Desktop using the drop-down menu to the right of Save in.

4) Click the Save button.
A progress meter moves as the download is completed.

5) If necessary, click X in the upper right-hand corner of the Download Progress Window to close it upon completion.

6) Double click the Icon on your desktop for the newly saved file.

Important Information

Important Information - External:
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 the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.