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Intel Ethernet Server Adapter X520-2, Ethernet X520 10GBE Dual Port KX4 Mezz, Ethernet Server Adapter X520-T2, Ethernet X520 10GBE Dual Port KX4-KR Mezz, v.12.5.2, A01
Firmware Dell Update Package for Intel 82599 10GBE cards
Release Date 3/15/2011
Importance: Recommended
Version: 12.5.2,A01

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NETW_FRMW_WIN_R298844.EXE

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Description

Firmware Dell Update Package for Intel 82599 10GBE cards

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

Important infomation about this release: 1. Before you attempt to run the Windows firmware update tool (NETW_FRMW_WIN_R298844.EXE) make sure the Windows base driver is loaded on your 82599 device. 2. If you are using a Linux operating system, make sure: - First, load the appropriate base driver - Second ,install the latest DKMS program (from support.dell.com) - Third, run the NETW_FRMW_LX_R298844.BIN to update the firmware. 3. Please go over the fit_12.5.2_A01.txt file for more information on this firmware update tool. Note: This Dell firmware update package does not work with any Xen kernel.

Compatibility

Systems
Dell DR4000
Dell DX6000
Dell DX6012S
External OEMR R410
External OEMR R510
External OEMR R610
External OEMR R710
External OEMR R910
External OEMR T710
PowerEdge 2970
PowerEdge C6145
PowerEdge C6145
PowerEdge M420
PowerEdge M520
PowerEdge M605
PowerEdge M610
PowerEdge M610x
PowerEdge M620
PowerEdge M710
PowerEdge M710HD
PowerEdge M805
PowerEdge M905
PowerEdge M910
PowerEdge M915
PowerEdge R410
PowerEdge R415
PowerEdge R510
PowerEdge R515
PowerEdge R610
PowerEdge R710
PowerEdge R715
PowerEdge R810
PowerEdge R815
PowerEdge R905
PowerEdge R910
PowerEdge T410
PowerEdge T610
PowerEdge T710
PowerVault DL2100
PowerVault DL2200
PowerVault DL2200 CommVault
PowerVault NX300
PowerVault NX3000
PowerVault NX3100
Operating Systems
Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
MS Windows 2008 x64
Suse Linux ES 10
Red Hat Ent Linux 6
Red Hat Ent Linux 5
MS Windows 2008 x86
MS Windows Server 2003
MS Windows 2008 R2
MS Windows 2003 x64

Applies to

  • : Ethernet 10G Base-T Adapter X520-T2 (LP)
  • Ethernet Server Adapter X520-T2
  • Intel Ethernet 10G Base-T Adapter X520-T2

Fixes & Enhancements

This release fixes a link issue for the Intel(R) Ethernet X520 10GBE Dual Port KX4-KR Mezz card with the M8428-K Dell switch.

Installation instructions

            
Dell Update Package Instructions for NETW_FRMW_LX_R298844.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 "./NETW_FRMW_LX_R298844.BIN --version" command from the shell.
2. Download and install any prerequisites identified in the above step before proceeding.
3. Run the update by executing "./NETW_FRMW_LX_R298844.BIN" from the shell.
4. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.


Dell Update Package Instructions for NETW_FRMW_WIN_R298844.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. Click the Install button.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.


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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, NETW_FRMW_LX_R298844.BIN.sign            
        

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