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Dell SAS Hard Drive Firmware Utility, SATA Hard Drive Firmware Utility, v.SAS_SATA, A30

This is a general maintenance release for SAS and SATA drives. It is a re-release of the previous version with additional firmware updates.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes/Enhancements:

The Hitachi SAS release for 15K 3.5" SAS hard drive firmware to fix Linux install hang in a RAID-0 config.
During a Linux install small block sequential writes occur which brings out this bug and result in a hang
during install when attached to SAS-5/iR running in RAID 0. The firmware will rev from A48B to A5F0.

Version

Version D207/D109, A30

Release date

12 Jul 2013

Last Updated

12 Jul 2013

Importance

Recommended

Available formats

File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:R302667.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 52KB
Format DescriptionThis file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
Added to download list
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To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
bb4ae680c63d8fab3378143edfd0f4a5
SHA1:
Not available
SHA-256:
Not available
File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:DELL_MULTI-DEVICE_A30_R302667.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 69MB
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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To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
2cbd062759103bcb77c01a58701e1729
SHA1:
b6aad76793de9e698bcddf130679148afe2d0036
SHA-256:
6b95ca46904d270617d002e72808ceda065080ea473633c62019ab0d01c86b4a

By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Supported Operating Systems

Not Applicable

Applies to

Dell SAS/SATA Hard Drive
SAS Hard Drive Firmware Utility

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

"This release is intended for use on drives attached to SAS/ PERC controllers and MD1000, MD1120, MD1200 and MD1220 Enclosures. To update drives attached to MD3000 and MD3000i enclosures, use R291590"

Please note: Only Dell Branded SAS/SCSI, PERC and embedded ICH controllers are supported.

On drives attached to PERC5/PERC6 controllers, the first drive to be updated requires a 5 minute delay before firmware flash to begin. Do not power cycle or reboot your system while the update is in progress.

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This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details
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).