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Driver Details

Dell Server System BIOS, A03

PowerEdge SC1425, BIOS, A03

Version

  • Version A03, A03

Compatibility

Compatible Systems
Supported Operating Systems
  • Not Applicable

Applies to

Server BIOS;

Date

Release date
09 Mar 2006
Last Updated
07 Jul 2012

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).

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:PESC1425_BIOS_WIN_A03.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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MD5:
22E851E48E31174A87485F55FE074B4B
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Non-Packaged
File Name:PE1425-A03.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 415KB
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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File Format:Floppy
File Name:PE1425-BIOSA03.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 675KB
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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Fixes & Enhancements

* Fixed the Unreported I/O failure in HCT 12.1 with WS03 SP1
* Fixed the system booting security issue in the BIOS Setup
* Fixed slow download of WinPE ISO via RIS when USB keyboard/mouse is attached
* Added the ATA hard disk Security Freeze feature
* Added new BMC Mux mode
* Added Native IPMI support
* Added progress indicator for BIOS Flash Utility
* Modified the SMBIOS table entry type 4 for handling Dual-Core Processors
* Modified the code to not check SATA device type in order to avoid the device type error message

Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for PE1425-A03.EXE:

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 bootable DOS diskette or bootable 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.

Custom Instructions for PE1425-BIOSA03.exe:

Diskette Format

Download
1. Click the "Download Now" link to download the file.
2. If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, click the "I agree" link to accept the agreement.
3. 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 into the target system.
6. Reboot the system.
7. When prompted, press "Y" to execute the FlashBIOS update.
8. Remove the diskette and reboot system

Dell Update Package Instructions for PESC1425_BIOS_LX_A03.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 "./PESC1425_BIOS_LX_A03.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 "./PESC1425_BIOS_LX_A03.BIN" from the shell.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.


GnuPG Signature of Dell Update Package Instructions for PESC1425_BIOS_LX_A03.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, PESC1425_BIOS_LX_A03.BIN.sign

Dell Update Package Instructions for PESC1425_BIOS_WIN_A03.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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