Driver Details

NAUTILUS,DOS,A40

This is a general maintenance release for SAS and SATA drives. It is a re-release of the previous version with additional firmware updates.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes and Enhancements

The Hitachi SAS release for 15K 3.5 SAS hard drive firmware to fix Linux install hang in a RAID-0 config.
During a Linux install small block sequential writes occur which brings out this bug and result in a hang
during install when attached to SAS-5 iR running in RAID 0. The firmware will rev from A48B to A5F0.

Version

Version SAS, A40

Release date

16 Nov 2012

Last Updated

17 May 2013

Importance

Recommended

Available formats

File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:Release Notes A40.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 79KB
Format DescriptionThis file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
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To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
097e3d89054cd78396915450f5bff95d
SHA1:
538fc45652c99e30cd3c5c0284605a47647c9725
SHA-256:
8d25d27be34feffcc7e3ddd3d356592449a45142c4ab53e31dad738dfe58f825

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Other versions

SAS,A36 12 Aug 20136:06:22 PM
SAS,A39 12 Aug 20136:05:06 PM
A5F0,A34 12 Jul 20131:04:42 PM
A37,A37 12 Jul 20131:04:40 PM
SAS,A38 12 Jul 20131:04:40 PM

Supported Operating Systems

Not Applicable

Applies to

Dell SAS/SATA Hard Drive

Installation 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.

Important Information

This update will not run if any of the following conditions exist
1. Any Virtual Disk that is not optimal.
2. A RAID container that is performing a Background Initialization or Consistency Check.
3. A Rebuild, Resync, or copyback function is taking place.
4. A RAID set that is Partially Degraded or in a Degraded state.

This update will run on drives remaining in a RAID set that is in a Offline state.

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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).