QLogic 8200 Series Ethernet Adapter Firmware

This package provides the QLogic 8200 series Ethernet adapter firmware and is supported on the PowerEdge family of products running all operating systems.

Fixes & Enhancements

Initial Release


Version 01.09.79, A00



Release date

14 May 2012

Last Updated

17 May 2013


Available formats

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File Name:Network_Firmware_45KWD_WN32_01.09.79_A00.EXE
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File Size: 15 MB
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File Size: 16 MB
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Supported Operating Systems
Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
VMware ESX 4.0
Windows Server 2008 x64
Red Hat Ent Linux 4
Suse Linux ES 10
Not Applicable
Red Hat Ent Linux 5.2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Red Hat Ent Linux 5
Red Hat Ent Linux 5.1
Windows Server 2008 x86
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2008 R2
VMware ESX 4.1
Applies to
QMD8262-k 10G DP bNDC KR
QME8242-K Dual Port 10GbE Mezzanine Card
QME8262-K Dual Port 10GbE Mezzanine Card
Installation instructions
Download one of the following files to update firmware for the Qlogic 82xx adapter

--For Linux system download the Network_Firmware_45KWD_LN32_01.09.79_A00.BIN
--For window systems download the Network_Firmware_45KWD_WN32_01.09.79_A00.EXE

1. Click Download Now to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive.

Windows Installation

1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the Network_Firmware_45KWD_WN32_01.09.79_A00.EXE file and double-click.
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.

Linux Installation

1. Move the Network_Firmware_45KWD_LN32_01.09.79_A00.BIN to the desire directory.
2. Make the file executable by chmod +x Network_Firmware_45KWD_LN32_01.09.79_A00.BIN
3. Execute the file by ./Network_Firmware_45KWD_LN32_01.09.79_A00.BIN
4. Follow the direction as the tools update the firmware on the Qlogic 82xx adapter.

Reboot will be required
Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

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).