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Driver Details

Hitachi Jura - E 10K U320 36GB 68 Pin, Jura - E 10K U320 36GB 80 Pin, Jura - E 10K U320 73 GB 68 Pin, Jura - E 10K U320 73 GB 80 Pin, Jura - E 10K U320 146 GB 68 Pin, Jura - E 10K U320 146 GB 80 Pin, v.321G, A01

This release changes the firmware update utitlity from a floppy based utility to a CDROM based utility. The underlying firmware is still version 321G. This firmware release corrects a problem that caused Symmpi1 errors found in the Event Log of Windows 2000 or Windows 2003 on PE1600 and PE2600 systems. In the event this issue is found in RAID environments, the firmware update utility provides the additional controller support.

Fixes & Enhancements

Initial Release
This firmware release corrects a problem that caused Symmpi errors found in the Event Log of Windows 2000 or Windows 2003 on PE1600 and PE2600 systems. During bootup, the Hitachi Jura-E drives perform a back-ground maintenance task during contoller initialization, causing a timeout. This issue has been found in SCSI, non-RAID environments. In the event this issue is found in RAID environments, the firmware update utility provides the additional controller support.

Version

Version 321G, A01

Release date

06 Jun 2006

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011

Importance

Recommended

Available formats

File Format:ISO Image
File Name:CD29FWUP.iso
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 4MB
Format DescriptionThis file contains an ISO image used to create a CDROM. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, then create a CD using your preferred CD burning software.
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MD5:
7d21ea339ff244fbcd04d56dc1cd7adf
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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Supported Operating Systems

Red Hat Ent Linux 2.1
Red Hat Linux 8.0
Red Hat Linux 9.0
MS Windows Server 2003
MS Windows 2000

Applies to

Jura - E 10K U320 146 GB 68 Pin
Jura - E 10K U320 146 GB 80 Pin
Jura - E 10K U320 36GB 68 Pin
Jura - E 10K U320 36GB 80 Pin
Jura - E 10K U320 73 GB 68 Pin
Jura - E 10K U320 73 GB 80 Pin

Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for CD29FWUP.iso:

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.

Media Creation

1. Follow your CD writing software vendor's instructions to create a CD from the downloaded .ISO file.

Installation

1. Boot this CD on a server, with the CD-ROM device enabled as the first boot device.
2. Follow the screen prompts to update your drive firmware.

Note: If media is viewed using Windows explorer, only the file Booting.txt will be visible. This CD was created using hard-disk emulation.

Important Information

Firmware upgrade while controller is doing background I/O task:

Do not run if Back Ground Initalization is in process or may take place. Firmware upgrade process will fail if any background I/O task (i.e. RAID-5 background consistency check or power on auto-resume rebuild and reconstruction) is being performed.

BGI also occurs approximately 5 minutes after creating a Raid volume. If BGI occurs during Microcode down load, the drive will fail and blink amber light. Drive will accept Microcode download after BGI finishes with no negative effects.

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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).