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Driver Details

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Dell Server BIOS 10G, 2.7.0
PowerVault DP500/NF500, BIOS, 2.7.0
Release Date 12/8/2010
Importance: Urgent
Version: 2.7.0

The following formats are available for the file you have selected

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

PV500-020700CB.exe

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

File Format: Floppy Download File Download File
File Name:

PV500-020700CBIOS.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: 673KB

File Format: GnuPG Signature for Linux Update Package Download File Download File
File Name:

PVDP500-NF500_BIOS_LX_2.7.0.BIN.sign

Description: The GnuPG signature for Red Hat Linux Update Package can be used to authenticate Dell's identity in the correlated Red Hat Linux Update Package.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 0.2KB

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

PV500-020700C.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: 572KB

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

PV500-020700BIOS.txt

Description: This file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 6KB

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

PVDP500-NF500_BIOS_WIN_2.7.0.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

File Format: Update Package for Red Hat Linux Download File Download File
File Name:

PVDP500-NF500_BIOS_LX_2.7.0.BIN

Description: Dell Update Packages for Linux can be used as stand-alone applications that ensure that specific validation criteria are met, then apply an update.
Note: Update Packages for Linux are open source. See the Dell Update Packages for Linux Readme for details.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 3MB

Previous Versions

No previous version available.

Description

PowerVault DP500/NF500, BIOS, 2.7.0

Level of Importance:Urgent

Dell highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.

Compatibility

Systems
PowerVault DP500
PowerVault NF500
Operating Systems
Not Applicable

Applies to

  • Server BIOS 10G

Installation instructions

            
Instructions for PV500-020700C.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 PV500-020700CB.exe:

Important Notes:

1. This utility should only be used for installing a replacement motherboard. Use of this utility for other purposes may render the current application inoperable. Please consult Dell support/services before using this utility.
2.  You must download the Non-Packaged BIOS flash utility executable file in addition to this file. Both files are necessary to run this utility.

Download
1. Click the \"Download Now\" link to download the Board Service Utility 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. 
4. Repeat steps 1 through 3 to download the Non-Packaged BIOS flash utility executable file. 

Installation
NOTE: You must provide a DOS bootable media, such as a USB key. This executable file does not create the DOS system files. Both the Board Service utility executable and the NonPackaged BIOS flash utility executable files must be copied to the same bootable media.

1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the files. 
2. Update the name of each file to DOS recognizable format 8.3. If you do not update the filenames to 8.3 format, they will be truncated to 8.3 format.
3. Copy the files to the bootable device.
4. Boot the system to DOS by using the bootable device.
5. Run the Board Service Utility executable under DOS, providing the flash utility executable file name as the input argument. Follow the instructions of the utility.

Example
- Non-Packaged BIOS flash utility file is renamed to flash.exe

Boot to a DOS media, and run the command \"PV500-020700CB.exe flash.exe\"

Dell Update Package Instructions for PVDP500-NF500_BIOS_LX_2.7.0.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 \"./PVDP500-NF500_BIOS_LX_2.7.0.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 \"./PVDP500-NF500_BIOS_LX_2.7.0.BIN\" from the shell.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.


Dell Update Package Instructions for PVDP500-NF500_BIOS_WIN_2.7.0.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 update.
5. Click the Install button.
6. Follow t            
        

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MD5:
2dfe95e0246c6dbe03ecbcafdfa3cf7d
PV500-020700CBIOS.exe
SHA1:
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PV500-020700CBIOS.exe
SHA-256:
Not Available
PV500-020700CBIOS.exe

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