PowerVault MD Series Storage HDD (SSD) Firmware

MD32xx/MD36xx Supported Hard Drive Firmware

Fixes & Enhancements

Toshiba AL12SX version DB05
Toshiba AL12SE version DA0B
Seagate Cheetah 15K version ES66
Seagate Cheetah 15K version ESF7
Seagate Constellation ES2 version ASF9
Seagate Savvio 10K version CSF8
Seagate Constellation ES2 version RS11
Seagate Constellation ES2 version RSFA
Seagate Savvio 15K version YSF9


Version A08, A08



Release date

23 Oct 2012

Last Updated

23 Apr 2014


Available formats

File Format:RBSD
File Name:A08_FW_Web_Package.zip
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 39 MB
Format Description:
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File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:ReadMeA08.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 31 KB
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Supported Operating Systems
Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
Windows Server 2008 x64
Suse Linux ES 10
Red Hat Linux 6.1
Red Hat Linux 6.2
Microsoft Hyper-V
Windows 7, 32-bit
Windows 7, 64-bit
Windows Server 2008 x86
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows XP
Windows Server 2003 x64
Applies to
MD32/36 series Hard Disk Drive Firmware Updates
Installation instructions
HDD firmware updates package to be used with Modular Disk Storage Manager (MDSM) management application.

1. Unzip package to management station (server running MDSM Software)
2. From the array management window select Advanced > Maintenance > Download > Physical Disk Firmware...
3. Wizard will start with instructions on how to update drive firmware.
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).