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Quantum ATLAS III 4GB, ATLAS III 9GB, ATLAS III 18GB, v. N495fw, A00

This firmware release fixes an issue seen at a particular customer using Quantum Atlas III hard disk drives in combination with PERC 2 controllers attached to a PV2XX Enclosures.

Fixes & Enhancements

With the combination of PV 20x and PV 21x storage enclosures and PERC 2 controllers, a customer was finding the drives were reporting errors. The specific error was that the drive was going to BUS FREE (Unexpected BUS FREE) at an incorrect time. The firmware fix addresses this timing specific scenario.

Version

Version N495fw, A00

Release date

16 Mar 2001

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011

Importance

Optional

Available formats

File Format:Floppy
File Name:n495fw.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 637KB
Format DescriptionThis file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, then double-click it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
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Supported Operating Systems

Microsoft MS-DOS
Red Hat Linux 6.2
Red Hat Linux 7.0
Novell Netware
MS Windows NT 4.0
MS Windows 2000

Applies to

ATLAS III 18GB
ATLAS III 4GB
ATLAS III 9GB

Installation instructions

Download the N495fw.exe file to your system. This file will create a bootable diskette configured to identify and download firmware only to Quantum Atlas III drives connected to PERC 2 controllers. The upgrade is performed by running the TridMcDl.exe utility after booting from the diskette. You must boot from the diskette created using N495fw.exe in order to have the correct drivers loaded for the PERC 2 controller.

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