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Dell ESM Firmware, A59
The Embedded Server Management (ESM) flash utility is a tool to update firmware(FW) to the Embedded Server Management and all devices connected to it on the system management bus (SMB). The devices currently implemented in the utility are: * Embedded Server Management, * System backplane, * System power supply paralleling board (PSPB), * Hotplug. This firmware update is a non-destructive update. User data is not affected.
Release Date 12/7/2004
Importance: Recommended
Version: A59 See Previous Versions

The following formats are available for the file you have selected

File Format: Hard-Drive Download File Download File
File Name:

a59cust.exe

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: 403KB

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

ESM-WIN-A59.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: 1MB

Previous Versions

A56
<ul><li><b>Dell Version :</b> A56</li></ul>
3/4/2002 5:05:12 PM
A52
<ul><li><b>Dell Version :</b> A52</li></ul>
8/7/2001 3:36:55 PM

Description

The Embedded Server Management (ESM) flash utility is a tool to update firmware(FW) to the Embedded Server Management and all devices connected to it on the system management bus (SMB). The devices currently implemented in the utility are: * Embedded Server Management, * System backplane, * System power supply paralleling board (PSPB), * Hotplug. This firmware update is a non-destructive update. User data is not affected.

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

WARNING!!! Do not use the Dell Update Package version of this update on systems running OpenIPMI drivers, IMB drivers, or Windows Server 2003 R2! If you must install this update on the afore-mentioned systems, use the DOS update utility.

Compatibility

Systems
PowerEdge 2550
PowerVault 755N (Rackmount NAS Appliance)
Operating Systems
Not Applicable

Applies to

  • Dell Device

Fixes & Enhancements

GBP v1.32 - Added code to prevent false backplane voltage and temperature errors by adding a more robust I2C recovery and widening the voltage thresholds.

Installation instructions

            
Custom Instructions for a59cust.exe:

1. Download the .exe file to a directory on your hard drive. The file 
downloaded is a self-extracting executable.
2. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.
The files may be un-zipped to floppy disk or hard drive(if the hard drive 
is in the system to be updated).
3. After the files have been un-zipped, you may delete the self-
extracting file downloaded in step 1.

MS-DOS Version
1. Boot the system requiring the update to DOS.
2. Insert the diskette created above or change to the directory on the 
hard drive where the files were un-zipped.
3. At the DOS prompt, type "SMFLSH". This will run SMFLSH.EXE
4. Answer “Y” at the prompt to begin the upgrade.

Windows NT/2000 Version
Note: You must have the Dell Management software or OpenManage 
Server Administrator installed to proceed.
There are two methods of upgrade in Windows NT/2000.
1. In a DOS window, change to the directory the files were un-zipped to 
and type “SMFLSHNT”. Answer “Y” at the prompt to begin the upgrade.
2. Using Windows Explorer, browse to the location containing the files 
un-zipped above(diskette or hard drive). Run(double-click) 
SMFLSHNT.EXE and answer “Y” at the prompt to begin the upgrade.            
        

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