Driver Details

Seagate SAS drive numbers ST3450856SS, ST3300656SS and ST3146356SS firmware version HS0A

Seagate Seagate 3.5", 15K6, SAS, 146GB, DU, Seagate 3.5, 15K6, SAS, 300GB, DU, Seagate 3.5", 15K6, SAS, 450GB, DU, v.HS0A, A02

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes:
Multiple improvements for handling and recovering from various reset conditions.
Fixes for low probability drive timeouts or hang conditions.
Fix for offline or SMART trip drives configured in a RAID10.
Fix for no drive found error message during a reboot.

Enhancements::
Sequential write performance degraded after writing to a reassigned sector
Improvements for sequential read performance under heavy IO
Performance Issue When Transitioning From Sequential Writes to Sequential Reads

Version

Version HS0A, A02

Release date

19 Jan 2012

Last Updated

04 Oct 2013

Importance

Recommended

Available formats

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

Supported Operating Systems

Not Applicable

Applies to

Seagate 3.5, 15K6, SAS, 146GB, DU
Seagate 3.5, 15K6, SAS, 300GB, DU
Seagate 3.5, 15K6, SAS, 450GB, DU
Seagate SAS6 ST3300657SS

Installation instructions

Dell Update Package Instructions for FRMW_LX_R208252.BIN:

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. Read over the release information presented by executing the "./FRMW_LX_R208252.BIN --version" command from the shell.
2. Download and install any prerequisites identified in the above step before proceeding.
3. Install any necessary Embedded Systems Management firmware prior to this BIOS update.
4. Run the update by executing "./FRMW_LX_R208252.BIN" from the shell.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.


--------------------------------------------------------------------------------GnuPG Signature of Dell Update Package Instructions for FRMW_LX_R208252.BIN.sign:

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. Import the Dell public key. (You only need to do once on your system.)
2. Verify the Dell Update Package by using its signature file, FRMW_LX_R208252.BIN.sign

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Dell Update Package Instructions for FRMW_WIN_R208252.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.

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. Install any necessary Embedded Systems Management firmware prior to this BIOS update.
5. Click the Install button.
6. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.

Important Information

N/A

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