Driver Details

Dell SAS 5/iR Adapter, v.00.10.51.00.06.12.05.00, A04

Firmware (v. 00.10.51.00) and BIOS (v. 06.12.05.00) for the Dell SAS5/iR Adapter

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes/Enhancements
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1. Fixed an issue that causes errors during cable disconnect scenarios when connected to a Dell MD3000 enclosure
2. Addressed an issue where interrupt warnings were seen during Operating system installations
3. Fixed an issue with rebuild progress reporting in an OS environment
4. Improved Tape performance on SAS 5/E with External SAS Tape Units
5. Disabled option in BIOS to change the "report device missing delay" which could potentially cause timing related issues and performance related issues with attached devices when toggled
6. Modified release script for SAS 5 cards so that it is compatible with other 6th Generation SAS controllers
7. Modified the SAS5 Option ROM to improve CHS (Cylinder/Head/Sector) to LBA (Logical Block Address) translation, to add support for newer disk partition utilities

Version

Version 00.10.51.00.06.12.05.00, A04

Release date

12 Mar 2008

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011

Importance

Urgent

Available formats

File Format:Floppy
File Name:BR168481.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 929KB
Format DescriptionThis file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, then double-click it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
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MD5:
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File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:R168481.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 763KB
Format DescriptionThis file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, and then run (double-click) it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
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File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:SAS5ira_external_R168481_A04.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 6KB
Format DescriptionThis file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
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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.

Compatible Systems

Supported Operating Systems

Not Applicable

Applies to

SAS 5/iR Adapter

Installation instructions

Instructions for BR168481.exe

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.

Diskette Creation
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file to create the diskette set.
2. Insert a blank diskette then click Continue.
3. When prompted, repeat step 2 until you reach the end of the diskette set. Label each diskette with a disk number starting from 1.
4. After all the files have been copied to the last diskette, click Finish.


Instructions for R168481.EXE

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.

Extract Files
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file to unzip the download package
2. Click Continue.
3. Specify the location to unzip the files.
4. Click on the OK button to extract files.
After the files are extracted the message all files were successfully unzipped will appear.
5. Click the OK button to exit from the installer.


Instructions for SAS5ira_external_R168481_A04.txt:

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.
The Dell Bios Release Notes window appears.

Important Information

Flashing the controller back to 00.06.50.00 FW will render the controller inoperable.

Mixing SAS and SATA drives on the same volume is not supported.

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