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Dell Server System BIOS, A03
PowerEdge 1655MC, BIOS, A03
Release Date 12/15/2005
Importance: Recommended
Version: A03

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File Format: Floppy Download File Download File
File Name:

PE1655-BIOSA03.EXE

Description: This file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, then double-click it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 611KB

File Format: Update Package for Microsoft® Windows® Download File Download File
File Name:

PE1655MC_BIOS_WIN_A03.EXE

Description: Dell Update Packages in Microsoft Windows 32-bit format can be deployed on Microsoft 64-bit operating systems by implementing the WOW64 emulation applications. WOW64 is a standard feature on most Microsoft operating systems.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 3MB

Previous Versions

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Description

PowerEdge 1655MC, BIOS, A03

Level of Importance:Recommended

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).

Compatibility

Systems
PowerEdge 1655MC
Operating Systems
Not Applicable

Applies to

  • Dell Device
  • Server System BIOS

Fixes & Enhancements

Updated LSI Firmware to version v1.00.12.02 with the following changes. 1) Resync Write IO's retry count was changed from 1 to 5. 2) HDD Queue Full (TASK_SET_FULL) condition handling altered. Originally, after 2 retries the FW failed the HDD. Handling changed to add a 1ms of delay before each retry, no decrement to retry count, and HDD not failed on a TASK_SET_FULL condition.

Installation instructions

            
Instructions for PE1655-BIOSA03.EXE


NOTE: In order to create this diskette, this file must be downloaded to and executed on a system running Microsoft Windows.  

Download 

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. 

Installation 

1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file. 
2. Run the executable file by double-clicking on the icon. 
3. Click the Setup button. 
4. Follow the directions to create the FlashBIOS update diskette. 
5. Insert the created FlashBIOS update diskette in the target system. 
6. Reboot the system. 
7. When prompted, press the Y key to execute the FlashBIOS update. 
8. Remove the diskette and reboot system. 


Dell Update Package Instructions for PE1655MC_BIOS_LX_A03.BIN:

Download
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.

Installation
1. Read over the release information presented by executing the "./PE1655MC_BIOS_LX_A03.BIN --version" command from the shell.
2. Download and install any prerequisites identified in the above step before proceeding.
3. Install any necessary Embedded Systems Management firmware prior to this BIOS update.
4. Run the update by executing "./PE1655MC_BIOS_LX_A03.BIN" from the shell.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.


GnuPG Signature of Dell Update Package Instructions for PE1655MC_BIOS_LX_A03.BIN.sign:

Download
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.

Installation
1. Import the Dell public key. (You only need to do once on your system.)
2. Verify the Dell Update Package by using its signature file, PE1655MC_BIOS_LX_A03.BIN.sign

Dell Update Package Instructions for PE1655MC_BIOS_WIN_A03.EXE:

Download
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.

Installation
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file.
2. Read over the release information presented in the dialog window.
3. Download and install any prerequisites identified in the dialog window before proceeding.
4. Install any necessary Embedded Systems Management firmware prior to this BIOS update.
5. Click the Install button.
6. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.            
        

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