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Dell CMC, v.1.32, A00
Chassis Management Controller (CMC) Firmware Version 1.32
Release Date 11/18/2008
Importance: Optional
Version: 1.32,A00 See Previous Versions

The following formats are available for the file you have selected

File Format: Hard-Drive Download File Download File
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Description: This file format consists of an archive of files that may be decompressed to a directory on the hard drive. The installation can then be done from that directory.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 38MB

File Format: Rel-Notes-Text Download File Download File
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Description: This file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 27KB

Previous Versions

1.31, A02
<ul><li><b>Vendor Version :</b> 1.31</li><li><b>Dell Version :</b> A02</li></ul>
11/6/2008 4:48:33 PM


Chassis Management Controller (CMC) Firmware Version 1.32

Level of Importance:Optional

Dell recommends the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.


PowerEdge M1000E
Operating Systems
Not Applicable

Applies to

  • Dell Device

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes and Enhancements in 1.32 ---------------------------------------- *Combine below 1.30 and 1.31 releases into single release. Fixes and Enhancements in 1.30 ---------------------------------------- * Link Tuning enhancements to improve performance of new Brocade FC8 switch and Qlogic / Emulex FC8 mezzanine cards. * Improved PSU power input monitoring and control. Fixes and Enhancements in 1.31 ---------------------------------------- * Updated IOM PSOC programming utility to account for variability in programming timing encountered with older IOM hardware. * Corrected fan control monitoring issue where fans would remain at full speed after multiple firmware updates.

Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for CMC_v132_A00_README.txt:

1) Click Download now.
   The File Download window appears.

2) Click the Save button.
   The Save As window appears.

3) Select Desktop using the drop-down menu to the right of Save in.

4) Click the Save button.
   A progress meter moves as the download is completed.

5) If necessary, click X in the upper right-hand corner of the Download Progress Window to close it upon completion.

6) Double click the Icon on your desktop for the newly saved file.
   The Dell CMC Release Notes window appears.
Custom Instructions for cmc132_A00_fw.exe:

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. 

Extract Files 
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file to unzip the download package. 
2. Specify the location to unzip the files. 
3. Click on the unzip button to extract files. 
4. Use the CMC user interface or CLI (RACADM) tool to perform the CMC firmware update.            


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