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Dell Server System BIOS, A08
PowerVault(TM) 100, BIOS, A08
Release Date 6/30/2009
Importance: Recommended
Version: A08

The following formats are available for the file you have selected

File Format: Board Service Utility Download File Download File
File Name:

PV100_A08BSU.exe

Description: Board Service Utility
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 10KB

File Format: Floppy Download File Download File
File Name:

BR225506.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: 625KB

File Format: Non-Packaged Download File Download File
File Name:

PV-A08.EXE

Description: This file format consists of a BIOS-executable file. To use it, download the file and copy it to a DOS-bootable USB flash drive, then boot the system to the USB flash drive and run the program.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 369KB

File Format: Rel-Notes-Text Download File Download File
File Name:

PV100-BIOSA08.TXT

Description: This file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 1KB

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

PVDP100-NF100_BIOS_WIN_A08.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: 5MB

Previous Versions

No previous version available.

Description

PowerVault(TM) 100, BIOS, A08

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
PowerVault DP100
PowerVault NF100
Operating Systems
Not Applicable

Applies to

  • Dell Device
  • Server System BIOS

Fixes & Enhancements

*Support PERC6i and SAS6iR Cards.

Installation instructions

            
Instructions for BR225506.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. 


Instructions for PV-A08.EXE

Download
1. Click the \"Download Now\" link to download the file.
2. If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, click the \"I agree\" link if you accept the agreement.
3. When the File Download window appears, click \"Save\" to save the file to your hard drive.

Installation
NOTE: You must provide a DOS bootable media, such as a USB key. This executable file does not create the DOS system files.
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file.
2. Update the name of the file to DOS recognizable format (8.3). If you do not update the filename to 8.3 format, the filename will be truncated to 8.3 format.
3. Copy the file to the bootable device.
4. Boot the system to DOS by using the bootable device.
5. Run the executable under DOS. Follow the instructions provided by the flash utility.

 



Instructions for PV100-BIOSA08.TXT:

1) Click Download now.
   The File Download window appears.

2) Click the Save button.
   The Save As window appears.

3) Select Desktop using the drop-down menu to the right of Save in.

4) Click the Save button.
   A progress meter moves as the download is completed.

5) If necessary, click X in the upper right-hand corner of the Download Progress Window to close it upon completion.

6) Double click the Icon on your desktop for the newly saved file.
   The Dell Bios Release Notes window appears.

Dell Update Package Instructions for PVDP100-NF100_BIOS_LX_A08.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 \"./PVDP100-NF100_BIOS_LX_A08.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 \"./PVDP100-NF100_BIOS_LX_A08.BIN\" from the shell.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.


GnuPG Signature of Dell Update Package Instructions for PVDP100-NF100_BIOS_LX_A08.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, PVDP100-NF100_BIOS_LX_A08.BIN.sign

Dell Update Package Instructions for PVDP100-NF100_BIOS_WIN_A08.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            
        

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MD5:
229CD3E8D3A8B8F095833564D07E599E
PVDP100-NF100_BIOS_WIN_A08.EXE
SHA1:
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PVDP100-NF100_BIOS_WIN_A08.EXE
SHA-256:
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PVDP100-NF100_BIOS_WIN_A08.EXE

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