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INTEL Network 82599 Dual Port 10G firmware
INTEL Network 82599 Dual Port 10G firmware
Release Date 9/20/2012
Importance: Recommended
Version: 4.21 See Previous Versions

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Previous Versions

<ul><li><b>Dell Version :</b> 4.09</li></ul>
4/17/2012 10:13:08 AM


INTEL Network 82599 Dual Port 10G firmware

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).

Important Information

INTEL Network 82599 Dual Port 10G firmware version 4.21 only!!


PowerEdge C6100
PowerEdge C6100
PowerEdge C6105
PowerEdge C6105
PowerEdge C6145
PowerEdge C6145
Operating Systems
Not Applicable

Applies to

  • Dual-Port 10GE Daughter Mezzanine Adapter

Fixes & Enhancements

Revision History 1.1 Initial release to IBL. 1.2 Changes ASPM L1 default setting. Internal Testing only. 1.3 Corrected various bits in SFI image, posted to IBL. 1.6 Corrected LED bit settings in all images. Internal Testing only. 1.7 Corrected link mode setting bit in XAUI image. Corrected Wake bit default in all images. Add CX4 and Combined Backplane images. Internal Testing only. 1.8 Changed link mode setting in Combined Backplane image. Posted to IBL. 3.13 Changed IOV memory bars to prefetchable, Posted to IBL. 3.14 Including 10GBASE-T reference image. Posted to IBL. 4.09 Update images to include newest FW and various miscellaneous fixes, see Specification Update for details. Add several new images, including management images: 82599_LEGACY_BLACKPLANE_XAUI_BX4_No_Mng_Full 82599_SFI_NCSI_Full 82599_XAUI_SMBUS_FULL Posted to IBL. 4.10 Update package include 82599EN image. All other images are unchanged, and are identical to what is contained in the 4.09 release. Posted to IBL. 4.21 Updated all images to 4.21 including the 82599EN. Posted to IBL.

Installation instructions

Step 1. Run "eeupdate /all" first.
    The total Intel NIC devices in system will show as table below:

    NIC BUS Dev Fun Vender-Device    Branding String
    === === === === ============= ================================
       1     1     00   00    8086-10C9         Intel(R) 82576 Gigabit Dual Port Connect
       2     1     00   01    8086-10C9         Intel(R) 82576 Gigabit Dual Port Connect
       3     2     00   00    8086-10FB         Intel(R) 82599 10 Gigabit Dual Port Conn
       4     2     00   01    8086-10FB         Intel(R) 82599 10 Gigabit Dual Port Conn

   Please be noticed that  NIC controller of this add-on card is "8086-10FB"  Intel(R) 82599 10 Gigabit Dual Port Connection.

Step 2. Run "eeupdate /DEVICE=10FB /D 82599_SFI_NO_MNG_FULL_4.21.txt"  .
    Please reboot system  after flash completed.
    ***Warming*** It would cause system fatal error if input "DEVICE=10C9" in command above.            


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