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Dell Server BIOS PowerEdge M915 Version 3.0.4

Dell Server BIOS PowerEdge M915 Version 3.0.4

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes:
* Added AMD Opteron 6300 series processor support
* Added FibreChannel support for Lifecycle Controller inventory
* Updated to AMD reference code (OrochiPI) V.5 release package 1.5.0.1.
* Fixed the SCT EFI Compliant Test Boot Services Table CRC32 error. (This is only a Microsoft certification test issue and does not affect normal operation.)
* Added SR-IOV support

Version

Version 3.0.4, 3.0.4

Category

BIOS

Release date

19 Dec 2012

Last Updated

28 May 2013

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Non-Packaged
File Name:PEM915-030004C.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1 MB
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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
6137885e228da8ff4c8af48cd2669326
SHA1:
a39099e70c849f724221464194b622c395156d3d
SHA-256:
00b975d13614d5fc68bc44a5fd8e9b6a1373ac0a2f7c5709bdffca8f38d24b3d
File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:PEM915-030004BIOS.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 8 KB
Format DescriptionThis file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
57c29a7cddf7f4a426dd41398d1276e1
SHA1:
4a2126dcc42fe5197e2c5d5e5102b257214e2e5d
SHA-256:
e1bba35072d40b83e9482bdc53874cf836ff1e22b63360f5abb74876a0450802
File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:M915_BIOS_8VNW6_WN32_3.0.4.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 10 MB
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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
9dc4d76ef67c1c24d650f42d0df9ca75
SHA1:
5205efc372ccc32bc93c5098e699c1e861144a5a
SHA-256:
83a94d1c644905e5163c6da4b09a2177c5bbf7dff247fd80df7dd552d684b1c3

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

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Applies to
Server BIOS 11G
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
Important Information
Dell has found a potential incompatibility with BIOS version 3.0.4, VMware, and AMD 6200 series processors. BIOS version 3.0.4 is not recommended for use with the combination mentioned.
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