IBM Daytona 10K 36GB 80 PIN, Daytona 10K U320 73GB 80 PIN, Daytona 10K U320 146GB 80 PIN, v.Hitachi Daytona, S2AA

Release firmware download for IBM Daytona SCSI 80 pin Hard Drives attached to Adaptec controller to Zappa.

Fixes & Enhancements

Initial Release


Version Hitachi Daytona, S2AA


SCSI Drive

Release date

04 Oct 2004

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011


Available formats

File Format:Floppy
File Name:DaytonaFWs22awithAdaptecV4.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 646 KB
Format Description:This 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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
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By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Supported Operating Systems
Red Hat Ent Linux 2.1
Red Hat Linux 8.0
Red Hat Linux 9.0
Windows Server 2003
Windows 2000
Installation instructions
Download the File to your Desktop

This file DaytonaFWs22awithAdaptecV4.exe uses the Floppy Disk format and is designed to be directly executed from Windows environment.

  1. Click Download now.

    The Export Compliance Agreement appears.

  2. Read the Export Compliance Agreement.

  3. If you agree, click to select I agree.

    The File Download window appears.

  4. Click the Save button.

    The Save As window appears.

  5. Select Desktop using the drop-down menu to the right of Save in.

  6. Click the Save button.

    A progress meter moves as the download is completed.

If necessary, click X in the upper right-hand corner of the Download Progress Window to close it upon completion.

note NOTE: Shut down all other applications prior to running the BIOS update utility. The update utility reboots your system in order to get the new BIOS loaded.

Run the BIOS Update Utility From Windows Environment

  1. Double click the Icon on your desktop labeled DaytonaFWs22awithAdaptecV4.exe.

    The Dell Floppy BIOS Image creation window appears

  2. Click the Continue button.

    The Dell Floppy BIOS Image creation utility is copying a bootable image to your diskette.

  3. Click the Finish button.

  4. Shutdown your computer.

  5. Reboot your computer ensuring the newly created floppy disk is inserted in your floppy drive.

    Your computer will boot from the floppy diskette and flash the Systems BIOS.

After it has completed, remove the floppy diskette and restart your computer.

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).