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Driver Details

Dell Server System BIOS, A05

PowerEdge 1855, BIOS, A05

Version

  • Version A05, A05

Compatibility

Compatible Systems
Supported Operating Systems
  • Not Applicable

Applies to

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Date

Release date
14 Jun 2006
Last Updated
07 Jul 2012

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.

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:PE1855_BIOS_WIN_A05_1.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 5MB
Format DescriptionDell 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.
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To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
142936F9D136223AEEF36057742EECB9
SHA1:
Not available
SHA-256:
Not available
File Format:Floppy
File Name:BR127316.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 710KB
Format DescriptionThis 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.
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MD5:
12fc60a8ff0136960c72dfd92e218289
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Non-Packaged
File Name:PE1855-BIOSA05c.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 454KB
Format DescriptionThis 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.
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MD5:
aa1bd5c0ae6d6c623b707e71411099a5
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
Not available

By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.


Fixes & Enhancements

* Fixed the Unreported I/O failure in HCT 12.1 with Microsoft(R) Windows Server(TM) 2003 SP1.
* Fixed slow download of WinPE ISO via RIS when USB keyboard/mouse is attached.
* Added progress indicator for BIOS Flash Utility.
* Fixed the system booting security issue in the BIOS Setup.
* Changed BIOS copyright dates to 2006.
* Fixed the CD-ROM INT13h function 48 device parameter reporting issue.
* Fixed the CD-ROM INT13h function 8 device parameter reporting issue.

Installation instructions

Instructions for BR127316.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.


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.





Dell Update Package Instructions for PE1855_BIOS_LX_A05_1.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 "./PE1855_BIOS_LX_A05_1.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 "./PE1855_BIOS_LX_A05_1.BIN" from the shell.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.


GnuPG Signature of Dell Update Package Instructions for PE1855_BIOS_LX_A05_1.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, PE1855_BIOS_LX_A05_1.BIN.sign

Dell Update Package Instructions for PE1855_BIOS_WIN_A05_1.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 the remaining prompts to perform the update.

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