Seagate SAS ST9146703SS and ST9300503SS firmware version FSF9

This release contains firmware version FSF9 for Seagate SAS FIPS140/SED Only (10k rpm 2.5" SAS) 146GB and 300GB Hard Drives. Vendor model numbers ST9146703SS and ST9300503SS.

This firmware enables FIPS140/SED support.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes / Enchancements:

- Fixed issue when hard reset occurred on port other than which data transfer was taking place
- Improved error handling when Notify Power Loss Expected sequence is initiated
- Improved performance of write operations in extreme temperature environments.
- Improved drive error handling
- Improved long term reliability of drive.
- Improved performance related to SED commands

Version

Version FSF9, A01

Category

SAS Drive

Release date

18 May 2012

Last Updated

28 Oct 2013

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:SAS-Drive_Firmware_PVD82_WN32_FSF9_A01.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 11 MB
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MD5:
af746d96719194c8dcb46c464cc5c68f
SHA1:
0e09dc76def22f78263bb0c6cd33ec7ce295f07c
SHA-256:
98d8475181641e983aa7c9df5cbfdd684b33e7d78b55c75f8d86765e1fa2c5ea

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Supported Operating Systems
Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
Windows Server 2008 x64
Red Hat Ent Linux 4.5
Red Hat Ent Linux 4.6
Suse Linux ES 9
Suse Linux ES 10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.5
Red Hat Ent Linux 4.7
Red Hat Ent Linux 5.2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Red Hat Ent Linux 5
Novell SuSE Linux ES 10
Windows Server 2008 x86
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2003 x64
Applies to
HD, 300G, SAS6, 10K, 2.5, SGT, FRFLY FIPS140-SED
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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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 highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.