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Dell SAS 6/iR Integrated, v.00.20.48.00.06.14.10.00 , A03

Dell SAS 6/iR Integrated, v.00.20.48.00.06.14.10.00 , A03

Version

Version 00.20.48.00.06.14.10.00, A03

Applies to

SAS 6/iR Integrated;

Date

Release date
1/12/2012
Last Updated
6/15/2013

Importance

Recommended. 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).

Available formats

File Format:Floppy
File Name:BR176968.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 665KB
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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To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
ef4c39f9c1adea5c10c8f9544e582b94
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:DELL_SAS-6-IR-INTEGRATED_A03_R176968.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 538KB
Format DescriptionThis file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, and then run (double-click) it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
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MD5:
5eacd80ca0d088360bcfd29a76671efb
SHA1:
666a3caff735269f6e340568129a3a6c8584af4b
SHA-256:
Not available

File Format:Update Package for Red Hat Linux
File Name:FRMW_LX_R176968.BIN
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1MB
Format DescriptionDell Update Packages for Linux can be used as stand-alone applications that ensure that specific validation criteria are met, then apply an update.
Note: Update Packages for Linux are open source. See the Dell Update Packages for Linux Readme for details.
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MD5:
CDA6D0A97EEE9C2680A669C483EB4A2B
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:GnuPG Signature for Linux Update Package
File Name:FRMW_LX_R176968.BIN.sign
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 0.2KB
Format DescriptionThe GnuPG signature for Red Hat Linux Update Package can be used to authenticate Dell's identity in the correlated Red Hat Linux Update Package.
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MD5:
AA69798494DD6C3CFAABC734B3BB82EF
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:FRMW_WIN_R176968.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1MB
Format DescriptionDell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 32bit format have been designed to run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. Dell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 64bit format will only run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. When selecting a device driver update be sure to select the one that is appropriate for your operating system.
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MD5:
C01100091D6EBCB2153EB32B618B9287
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:R176968.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 5KB
Format DescriptionThis file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
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MD5:
a8e89c7dd1b04537522f5c30480b17e0
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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Important Information

When viewing SATA physical disk properties from Ctrl-C or other management applications, Vendor Identification must be translated as "ATA" followed by blanks. Please see SATA translation specification, revision 5, pages 24-25 for more details.

When adding a SAS 6/iR controller to a system, either by physically adding an adapter or by enabling the integrated SAS controller in the system BIOS, the new controller may need to be added to the controller boot order in the SAS 6/iR BIOS configuration Utility. At POST, hit CTRL-C to enter the utility and verify or modify the controller boot order.

Fixes & Enhancements

- Implements a change to correct an issue with initialization of interposer-attached SATA drives where link to the drive could be left in a state where it was possible that I/Os could be timed out and have to be retried by the host.

Installation instructions

Performing the Firmware Upgrade

NOTE: This initial section of the Installation Instructions applies only to configurations with (greater than) 2TB SEDs.

1. Update the firmware version to this version using preferred method below (Zip Pack, Windows DUP, Linux DUP).
2. Reboot for the new FW take effect
3. Un-assign any (greater than) 2TB SED Dedicated or Global Hot Spares in the configuration. Not all configurations have hot spares.
4. Use CTRL-R or OMSS to issue Instant Secure Erase to all un-configured (greater than) 2TB SED drives (all data in these drives will be lost)
5. Re-assign (greater than) 2TB SED Hot Spares.

Zip pack:

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.

Extract Files
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the
new file to unzip the download package
2. Click Continue.
3. Specify the location to unzip the files.
4. Click onthe OK button to extract files.
After the files are extracted the message all files were successfully
unzipped will appear.
5. Click the OK button to exit from the installer.

Installation
1. Copy extracted files to bootable media.
2. Reboot system to bootable media.
3. Execute update.bat to perform flash.
5. After flash is complete, remove bootable media.
4. Reboot system for changes to take effect.


Windows Update Package:

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.


Linux Update Package:

Download
1. Click the Download Now linkto download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive.

Installation
1. Read over the release information presented by executing the
./FRMW_LX_RXXXXXX.BIN --version command from the shell.
2. Download and install any prerequisites identified in the above step before
proceeding.
3. Run the update by executing ./FRMW_LX_RXXXXXX.BIN from the shell.
4. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.

GnuPG Signature of Dell Update Package Instructions for FRMW_LX_RXXXXXX.BIN:

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. Import the Dell public key. (You only need to do this once on your system.)
2. Verify the Dell Update Package by using its signature file, FRMW_LX_RXXXXXX.BIN.

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