Dell MD3000i Resource CD, v., A11

The Dell PowerVault MD3000i Resource CD includes all software applications and drivers required to manage PowerVault MD3000i Storage Arrays. This CD includes:

* Dell Modular Disk Storage Manager
* MD3000i Storage Array fail-over drivers
* Dell MD3000i Configuration Utility

Fixes & Enhancements

The key features supported by this release in conjunction with
controller firmware version are:

- New OS support for SLES11 Service Pack 1
- Modular Disk Storage Manager enhancements
- Several Modular Disk Configuration Utility enhancements for all
operating systems other then RHEL4 and SLES9
- Infrastructure changes to support future generational coexistence

Additionally, the following is a high level overview of fixed issues
and enhancements that have been made:

- Various controller firmware enhancements to improve performance
- Modular Disk Storage Manager will now recognize the management
host time zone
- Duplicate alert mail will no longer be sent when a single critical
event occurs
- The Set/Change Enclosure tags option will no longer intermittently
fail to make the changes


Version, A11


Resource CD

Release date

24 Jan 2011

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011


Available formats

File Format:ISO Image
File Name:md3000i_2_2_0_18_R294936.iso
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 603 MB
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Supported Operating Systems
Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
Windows Server 2008 x64
Red Hat Ent Linux 4
Suse Linux ES 10
Red Hat Ent Linux 5
Windows 7, 32-bit
Windows 7, 64-bit
Windows Server 2008 x86
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2003 x64
Applies to
MD3000i Resource CD
Installation instructions
Custom Instructions for md3000i_2_2_0_18_R294936.iso:

In launching MDSM for the MD3000i -

- for Windows, MDSM will launch automatically -- alternatively, a user can run < autorun.bat >
- for Linux, the installer should launch automatically -- alternatively, a user can run < autorun >

NOTE: for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 operating system, CDs are auto-mounted with the -noexec mount option. This option does not allow you to run any executable from the CD.
To fix this problem, you need to unmount the CD, then manually re-mount the CD-ROM and then run executables.

The command to unmount the CD-ROM is
# umount

The command to manually mount CD is
# mount
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).