Driver Details

Dell PowerEdge C8000 system BIOS

System BIOS for PEC6220, PEC8220, PEC8220X, PEC8220XG, DCS6220, DCS7200, DCS8200, DCS8220, DCS8220X and DCS8220XG

Fixes & Enhancements

1. Enhance stability of DUP update feature.
2. Correct COM port IO address assignment.
3. Enhance stability for PowerEdge C410x support.
4. Display configuring memory message before VGA initialization.
5. Support PXE boot with IPV6.
6. Support signed BIOS per NIST SP 800-147.
7. Support external PDU for DCS8000/PEC8000 chassis.
8. Support Type 0xC5 of SMBIOS to identify current boot order.
9. Support LSI MegaRAID SAS 9285-8e PCIe card for storage sled.
10. Support warning message display during POST while BMC is not found.
11. Support warning message display and event log record for DIMM disabled during POST.
12. Identify NVIDIA Tesla K20 Passive, Intel Knights Corner and AMD V9900 GPUs for optimized thermal solution.
13. Upgrade Intel microcode SRV_P_117, reference code 1.0.018 and RSTe packages.
14. Upgrade ASPEED AST2300 VBIOS 0.96.00 to enhance VGA initial efficiency.
15. Upgrade ePSA diagnostic utility to v4221.
16. Display VBIOS version in BIOS Setup.
17. Support "Perfmon and DFX Devices" option in Setup.


Version 1.1.9, 1.1.9



Release date

06 Feb 2013

Last Updated

06 Feb 2013


Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:BIOS_JK7W1_WN32_1.1.9.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 8 MB
Format 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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
File Format:Floppy
File Name:PEC8000BIOS010109.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 14 MB
Format Description:This 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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
File Format:Plain-Text
File Name:EndUser LicenseAgreementType S_Rev. 040512.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 11 KB
Format Description:This 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.

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

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Installation instructions
DOS package install instructions:
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 exact the PEC6220BIOS010109.exe.
2. Copy the dos folder of PEC6220BIOS010109 to the bootable device.
3. Boot the system to DOS by using the bootable device.
4. Run the dos\62201109.exe under DOS.
5. Waiting the update process completion automatically.

Windows package install instructions:
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded C8000_BIOS_JK7W1_WN32_1.1.9.EXE file and double-click to launch update.
2. Click Install icon to continue.
3. Waiting the update process completion automatically.

Linux package install instructions:
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded C8000_BIOS_JK7W1_LN32_1.1.9.BIN file and run the file in command line.
2. Waiting the BIOS image loading finish and system backs to command line.
3. Run the reboot=k to proceed the BIOS update.
4. Waiting the update process completion automatically.
Important Information
The BIOS supports secure BIOS feature so it is not allowed downgrade to 1.0.x version.
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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.

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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).