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Dell Server System BIOS, v.P17, A09
PowerEdge 350, BIOS version A09
Release Date 11/8/2001
Importance: Optional
Version: P17,A09

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PowerEdge 350, BIOS version A09

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

The System Setup Defaults will be Cleared and Reset during the BIOS update. The user should enter System Setup and review the settings so they may be restored when the update is complete.


PowerEdge 350
Operating Systems

Applies to

  • Dell Device
  • Server System BIOS

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes System can't boot when Primary Master IDE boot set to 3rd IDE Diskette Write Protect option is not functional W2K reports BIOS version as a date instead of revision ACPI & BIOS "After Power Failure" feature Red Hat 7.2 GRUB boot loader hang LAN console does not work in BIOS console when headless Serial console does not work in BIOS console when headless Adaptec 62044 prevents PXE function BIOS default date incorrect Slot infromation not logged with SBE Unable to change COM A status. +/- keys do not work in Setup from remote system under serial redirection. Pressing space bar during POST causes "Entering Setup..." to be displayed. DMI- SMBIOS table shows incorrect values WDT failed with Win2K ACPI mode Type 7, Incorrect PIII L2 Cache Reported. Serial Redirection remains enabled when defaults loaded in Setup SEL does not have entry for logging disabled ASM 1.2 causes LAN Console Redirection to appear enabled Unexpected behavior when making changes under security in BIOS System hangs during Win2K boot when PS2 enable power mgmt Reduced memory w/ LAN Redirection enabled CD-ROM floppy emulation - Dr. Watson Enhancements User Password & Unattended Start Enabled D0 stepping microcode, ID=68A CPU voltage setting to match VID

Installation instructions

1.  Download the file to a directory on your hard drive. The file 
downloaded is a self-extracting executable, will make 2 Disks.
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 diskettes.
5. Insert the FlashBIOS update diskette labled Disk 1 into the target 
6. Reboot the system.
7. Follow the directions for Flashing the Bios from Disk 1.
8. When prompted, press any key to execute the FlashBIOS update 
from Disk 1.
9. When prompted insert Disk 2 type “2” and Enter to update 
from Disk 2.
10. Remove the diskette and reboot system.            


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