Poweredge 4200 BIOS Updates?

Peter A. Peterson II pedro at tastytronic.net
Fri Aug 15 16:01:00 CDT 2003

Quoting Dave Sobel:
> Thanks -- I have successfully upgraded to A05, but that didn't help 
> with the recognition of the new drives.  The PERC firmware doesn't see 
> the two new drives at all.

Weird... do they light up?

> I'm not so skeptical that it can do the expansion of the logical drives 
> -- I've seen that done before.  However, I do need it to recognize the 
> drives.

I know it's technically possible, but I wasn't sure if the older
hardware did it.. I mean, the *firmware* on my RAID controller is 6+
years old!

> I have the AMI PERC II controller, but have been unable to locate any 
> firmware upgrade for that.  I see the AMI PERC, the AMI PERC 2/DC, and 
> the AMI PERC 2/SC, but nothing for the AMI PERC II, which is what the 
> bootup tells me it is.

Interesting... i'm not sure which controller is in mine. Is PERC 2
different from PERC II?


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