Driver Details

Seagate SAS ST3500414SS, ST31000424SS and ST32000444SS firmware version KS6B.

This release contains firmware version KS6B for Seagate SAS (7.2K rpm 3.5 SAS) 500GB, 1TB and 2TB Hard Drives. Dell. Vendor model numbers ST3500414SS, ST31000424SS and ST32000444SS.

Fixes & Enhancements

Resolves a performance issue that can occur when running background scans
Resolves a rare issue that can cause drive to hang on power cycle
Resolves an issue with dual port configurations receive same command on both ports
Improved drive connectivity
Improved error handling
Improved SMART error logging

Version

Version KS6B, A06

Category

SAS Drive

Release date

23 Oct 2012

Last Updated

05 Nov 2014

Importance

Available formats

File Format:GnuPG Signature for Linux Update Package
File Name:SAS-Drive_Firmware_C1MY4_LN32_KS6B_A06.BIN.sign
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 0.2 KB
Format Description:The GnuPG signature for Red Hat Linux Update Package can be used to authenticate Dell's identity in the correlated Red Hat Linux Update Package.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
30dfcb7d9761dda70df398239c8c699f
SHA1:
9f4f251d488277d060e573061b7662d10fb97d60
SHA-256:
fdafdd5adbfbbd01140466559cb3bcda00cf299787cda1b0bdbc5e2eae781cc0
File Format:Update Package for Red Hat Linux
File Name:SAS-Drive_Firmware_C1MY4_LN32_KS6B_A06.BIN
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 9 MB
Format Description:Dell 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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
a5b3247a4c1bd2e7101f112f5755ddce
SHA1:
f10cf6858e8d64247367fd900901eb5dfcd1f5a5
SHA-256:
8302cc3b8adafa4cbe27855cb9e3d95777dbc6a3eaadc3a4712590e512f86eb6
File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:SAS-Drive_Firmware_C1MY4_WN32_KS6B_A06.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 11 MB
Format Description:Dell 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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
b9c14645d3bf480a2fb6c2e4a34907ba
SHA1:
14faff17b6d5899e8660baf9f06a7dd0f1ed037e
SHA-256:
dedb640987a999a74785a255d883d03524c42d4fde8ea6bae442b31ead3bd791

By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Supported Operating Systems
Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
Windows Server 2008 x64
Red Hat Ent Linux 4.5
Red Hat Ent Linux 4.6
Suse Linux ES 9
Suse Linux ES 10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.5
Red Hat Ent Linux 4.7
Red Hat Ent Linux 5.2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Red Hat Ent Linux 5
Novell SuSE Linux ES 10
Windows Server 2008 x86
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2003 x64
Applies to
3.5, 7.2K, NL6, SAS, 1TB, MSK
3.5, 7.2K, NL6, SAS, 500GB, MSK
Seagate SAS ST3500414SS/ST31000424SS/ST32000444SS
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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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 highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.