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Driver Details

Seagate SAS ST91000642SS firmware version ASF9.

This release contains firmware version ASF9 for Seagate SAS (7.2K rpm 2.5" SAS) 1TB Hard Drive. Dell. Vendor model number ST91000642SS.

Version

Version ASF9, A03

Compatibility

Operating Systems
  • Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
  • MS Windows 2008 x64
  • Red Hat Ent Linux 4.5
  • Red Hat Ent Linux 4.6
  • Suse Linux ES 9
  • Suse Linux ES 10
  • 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

SEAGATE Constellation.2 1TB SAS 7.2K RPM FIPS140 SED;

Date

Release date
7/29/2013
Last Updated
11/16/2013

Importance

Urgent. Dell highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:SAS-Drive_Firmware_NF2RT_WN32_ASF9_A03.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 6MB
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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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.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes:
-Resolves a rare condition that can cause drive to hang during power on sequence
-Resolves a rare issue that could incorrectly incremented SMART error counter for read errors
-Resolves a rare issue that could cause to hang during format
-Resolves an issue that caused drive to connect at slower connection speeds
-Resolves an issue causing poor write performance when background scan is running
-Resolves rare issue that could cause hang during boot up with RAID controller
-Resolves issue would unexpectedly abort read command without proper reporting proper status

Enhancements:
-Improvements to drive connectivity
-Improved drive error handling
-Improves drive long term reliablity

Installation instructions

Dell Update Package 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.

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