Dell PowerEdge Express Flash PCIe SSD

This package provides the firmware for Dell PowerEdge Express Flash PCIe SSD SLC and is supported on the PowerEdge Family of products.

Fixes & Enhancements

Enhancements:
- Enhancement to improve handling of unrecoverable read errors.
- Improved error recovery routine following asynchronous power loss conditions.
- Improved event logging in UEFI to provide more detail of device status when in a fault condition.

Version

Version B1490208, A01

Category

Solid State Storage

Release date

10 Oct 2012

Last Updated

13 Apr 2016

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:Express_Flash_PCIe-SSD_FRMW_WIN_NT2GF_A01_B1490208.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 4 MB
Format Description:Dell 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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
5a7a4bd34ae2d0847dac82c662d82672
SHA1:
d68d46a0fc43d8675e087f361b457c02650aedba
SHA-256:
a43c516c7f0642c8588ea2888349780e8b8c33d18737aff1a64c15405b3df639
File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:Express_Flash_PCIe-SSD_FRMW_NT2GF_A01_B1490208.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 3 KB
Format Description:This file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
8a502662b9d2439c1c2496f2ed7d5b3b
SHA1:
edc042578a077269e216fc53c03de0bab0f97989
SHA-256:
ece1b4b005500268c4935af3e7defa56d602f42fe3d8212584be8256ca7bcfd3

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

Supported Operating Systems
Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
Windows Server 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Windows Server 2008 R2
Applies to
PCIe SSD 175GB-SLC
PCIe SSD 350GB-SLC
Installation instructions
Download
1. Click Download Now to download the file
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive.

DELL UPDATE PACKAGE (Windows):
This package can be executed from the operating system.

Installation
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file.
2. Click the "Install".
3. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.

DELL UPDATE PACKAGE (RHEL/SLES):
This package can be executed from the operating system.

Installation
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and run the update by executing "./Express_Flash_PCIe-SSD_FRMW_LX_....BIN" from the shell.
2. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.

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

Download
Download the latest GnuPG Signature of Dell Update Package from support.dell.com.

1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file.
2. Read over the release information presented in the dialog window.

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

Reboot will be required
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Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

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).