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Dell Server BIOS PowerVault NX300 Version 1.11.0
PowerVault NX300 BIOS Version 1.11.0
Release Date 8/31/2012
Importance: Recommended
Version: 1.11.0 See Previous Versions

The following formats are available for the file you have selected

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

NX300-011100-tool.EXE

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

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

NX300-011100.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: 1MB

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

NX300-011100BIOS.txt

Description: This file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 12KB

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

NX300_BIOS_XF8FV_WN32_1.11.0.EXE

Description: Dell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 32bit format have been designed to run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. Dell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 64bit format will only run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. When selecting a device driver update be sure to select the one that is appropriate for your operating system.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 6MB

Previous Versions

1.10.2
<ul><li><b>Dell Version :</b> 1.10.2</li></ul>
6/26/2012 10:17:31 AM
1.9.0
<ul><li><b>Dell Version :</b> 1.9.0</li></ul>
5/14/2012 10:56:42 AM

Description

PowerVault NX300 BIOS Version 1.11.0

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 NX300
Operating Systems
Not Applicable

Applies to

  • Server BIOS 11G

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes: * Updated Memory Reference Code to version 2.40. This BIOS update corrects the following issues: - Multi-Bit Errors and Machine Check Errors resulting from Intel erratum BD123 on systems running Intel Xeon Processor 5600 series with C-states enabled. - Intermittent system hangs at POST during memory initialization with three DIMMs Per Channel memory configurations.

Installation instructions

            
Dell Update Package Instructions for DRMK
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.
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Dell Update Package Instructions for Linux DUP:
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 "./[model]_BIOS_LX_[revision].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 "./[model]_BIOS_LX_[version].BIN" from the shell.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.
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Dell Update Package Instructions for Windows Dup:
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 the remaining prompts to perform the update.
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GnuPG Signature of Dell Update Package Instructions:
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, [model]_BIOS_LX_[version].BIN.sign            
        

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MD5:
5cb50bf3dabf9f86811d3ff2c19f5fab
NX300_BIOS_XF8FV_WN32_1.11.0.EXE
SHA1:
c2020e842bc93c45d76f166fde6bcbad0c8f4820
NX300_BIOS_XF8FV_WN32_1.11.0.EXE
SHA-256:
463d5b584ee014fc4b741a9ef83a4f8b983cda834b74919c196638e0366e57fa
NX300_BIOS_XF8FV_WN32_1.11.0.EXE

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