firmware version 1.98R is newer than 197O for PERC 3/DCL, per OMSA 5.1

Dmitriy Beloslyudtsev beloslyu1 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 30 16:55:07 CST 2006


Apparently the latest firmware version for PERC  3/QC, 3/DC, 3/DCL and 3/SC
is 199A.

Check this: http://ftp.us.dell.com/scsi-raid/perc3-FWP3199A-A40.txt

And the link to floppy version of this update is:
http://ftp.us.dell.com/scsi-raid/BR126654.exe


On 12/29/06, Jerry Yu <jjj863 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Yesterday I had OMSA 5.1 installed on a dell PE6650 server running CentOS
> 4.1.  'omreport storage controller' reported the PERC3/DCL controller in a
> state of 'Degraded'. Nothing wrong with the single RAID 5 logical drive or
> its physical disks (all with state=ready and status=OK).  Viewing the
> system/status page via the "Managed Node Web Server",  it seems the only
> complaint is that the firmware version for the main RAID controller is too
> old. I upgraded it to the latest earlier in the year.  Searching the
> server's ervice tag on Dell's support site confirmed that version 197O
> (07/22/2004) is still the latest for PERC 3/DCL on a PE6650 as of a minute
> ago.
> So, here come two questions: is 1.98R truly newer than 197O?  If so, where
> can I find it?
>
>
>  Controller  PERC 3/DCL (Slot 5)
>
> Controllers
> ID                                : 0
> Status                            : Non-Critical
> Name                              : PERC 3/DCL
> Slot ID                           : PCI Slot 5
> State                             : Degraded
> Firmware Version                  : 197O
> Minimum Required Firmware Version : 1.98R
>
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