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Dell Remote Assistant Card II (DRAC II), v. 2.3, A00-00
DRAC II firmware update version 2.3 date stamp 26 October 2000.
Release Date 11/30/2000
Importance: Optional
Version: 2.3,A00-00

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DRAC II firmware update version 2.3 date stamp 26 October 2000.

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.

Important Information

Note: Do not interrupt the firmware flash process.


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Operating Systems
Red Hat Linux 6.2
Red Hat Linux 7.0
Novell Netware
MS Windows NT 4.0
MS Windows 2000

Applies to

  • Remote Assistant Card II (DRAC II)

Fixes & Enhancements

This firmware update corrects an issue whereby the DRAC II does not recognize that an AC adapter is connected and shuts down approximately 30 minutes after power interruption.

Installation instructions

Download the file "B1D17400.exe"

Note: You will need a formatted 3 1/2 inch floppy.

This file will create a bootable firmware diskette.

Using either the MS-DOS command line or Microsoft Windows Explorer, run 
the downloaded file "B1D17400.exe"

After the process is complete insert the bootable firmware diskette into 
the managed node where the DRAC II is located.

Restart server with firmware floppy inserted in diskette drive. This will 
start the firmware flash process.

Note: Do not interrupt the flash process.

Once the process is complete you should reboot your computer.            


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