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Driver Details

Dell SAS 5/iR Adapter Firmware Update

This package provides the driver for Dell SAS 5/iR Adapter Firmware Update and is supported on Enterprise Servers, Precision and Powervault models that are running the following Operating System: NA.

Version

  • Version 00.10.51.00.06.12.05.00, A03

Applies to

SAS 5/iR Adapter;

Date

Release date
15 Apr 2008
Last Updated
19 Dec 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:BR168471.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 929KB
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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MD5:
2c2c7d3c8e3b96336d21d7b251d780ad
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Update Package for Red Hat Linux
File Name:FRMW_LX_R168471.BIN
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 4MB
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:
9A0710991EC80B728771554706174DA4
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:GnuPG Signature for Linux Update Package
File Name:FRMW_LX_R168471.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:
8DA7A00FEF4514E9EF4797542750151E
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:FRMW_WIN_R168471.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 5MB
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:
D0D4EBD3A9896BF9BBBACCF1316CF204
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:R168471.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 757KB
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:
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SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:SAS5ira_external_R168471_A03.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 6KB
Format DescriptionThis file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
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MD5:
43e1949ebc697b7e4198d922ab5074ab
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.


Important Information

WARNING : Flashing back to the previous 6.40 firmware will cause the controller to become inoperable.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes
- Fixed an issue that causes errors during cable disconnect scenarios when connected to a Dell MD3000 enclosure
- Addressed an issue where interrupt warnings were seen during Operating system installations
- Fixed an issue with rebuild progress reporting in an OS environment
- Modified release script for SAS 5 cards so that it is compatible with other 6th Generation SAS controllers
- Modified the SAS5 Option ROM to improve CHS (Cylinder/Head/Sector) to LBA (Logical Block Address) translation, to add support for newer disk partition utilities
- Disabled option in BIOS to change the "report device missing delay" which could potentially cause timing related issues and performance related issues with attached devices when toggled

Enhancements
- Improved Tape performance on SAS 5/E with External SAS Tape Units

Installation instructions

Dell Update Package Instructions

Download

1. Click Download File 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.

Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File

Download

1.Click Download File, to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save or Save this program to disk and click OK. The Save In: window appears.
3. From the Save In: field, click the down arrow then click to select Desktop and click Save. The file will download to your desktop.
4. If the Download Complete window appears, click Close. The file icon appears on your desktop.

Install

1.Double-click the new icon on the desktop
2.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or unzip to "C:\DELL\DRIVERS\V7P8M". (Where 'V7P8M' is the name of the file to be downloaded). Write down this path so the executable (I.e.Setup.exe) file can be found later.
3. The Self-Extractor window appears.
4. Click OK.
5. After completing the file extraction, if the Self-Extractor window is still open, close it.
6. Click Start button and then click Run.
7. Type "C:\DELL\DRIVERS\V7P8M" (where 'V7P8M' is the name of the file) in the Open textbox and then click OK.
8. Follow the on-screen installation instructions.

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