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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.

Version

  • Version B1490208, A01

Compatibility

Supported Operating Systems
  • Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
  • MS Windows Server 2012
  • Red Hat Ent Linux 6
  • MS Windows 2008 R2

Applies to

PCIe SSD 175GB-SLC;

Date

Release date
10 Oct 2012
Last Updated
11 Jun 2013

Importance

Recommended. 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).

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: 4MB
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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MD5:
5a7a4bd34ae2d0847dac82c662d82672
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:Express_Flash_PCIe-SSD_FRMW_NT2GF_A01_B1490208.txt
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File Size: 3KB
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:
ece1b4b005500268c4935af3e7defa56d602f42fe3d8212584be8256ca7bcfd3

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


Important Information

- All Dell PowerEdge Express Flash PCIe SSDs connect to the system board through the PCIe SSD backplane. PCIe SSD devices are supplied in device carriers that are compatible with the PCIe SSD device bays. To ensure that you have the correct configuration for the PCIe SSD, see the platform-specific Owner's Manual at support.dell.com/manuals.

- OpenManage Server Administrator is required for device status LED to operate correctly.

- Orderly hot swap is only supported when PCIe SSDs are installed in a supported Dell system running a supported operating system.

- PCIe SSD hot swap is not supported in the HII Configuration utility. Hot swapping a PCIe SSD while in the HII Configuration utility may not be detected and handled properly.

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.

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.

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