firmware version 1.98R is newer than 197O for PERC 3/DCL, per OMSA 5.1
jjj863 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 2 12:14:10 CST 2007
thanks, Dmitriy. Steve from Dell sent me a private email informing me the
In reply to Steve, I requested that the pages for PERC 3/DCL be updated to
reflect the fact that newer versions of firmware do exist, assuming many (if
not most) people would only follow links to the exact match of their
On 12/30/06, Dmitriy Beloslyudtsev <beloslyu1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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:
> 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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