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Dell Server BIOS 10G, 2.7.0

PowerVault DP600/NF600, BIOS, 2.7.0

Fixes & Enhancements

* Updated Dual-Core Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processor 5100 series B2 Stepping Microcode (Patch ID=D2)
* Updated Dual-Core Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processor 5100 series G0 Stepping Microcode (Patch ID=BC)
* Updated Quad-Core Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processor 5300 series B3 Stepping Microcode (Patch ID=6B)
* Updated Quad-Core Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processor 5300 series G0 Stepping Microcode (Patch ID=BC)
* Updated Quad-Core Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processor 5400 series C0 Stepping Microcode (Patch ID=60F)
* Updated Quad-Core Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processor 5400 series E0 Stepping Microcode (Patch ID=A0B)
* Updated Dual-Core Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processor 5200 series C0 Stepping Microcode (Patch ID=60F)
* Updated Dual-Core Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processor 5200 series E0 Stepping Microcode (Patch ID=A0B)

Version

Version 2.7.0, 2.7.0

Release date

08 Dec 2010

Last Updated

21 Nov 2011

Importance

Urgent

Available formats

File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:PV600-020700BIOS.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 6KB
Format DescriptionThis file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
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MD5:
88d6a368a408b7f00ce7911fa7e82983
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Non-Packaged
File Name:PV600-020700C.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 572KB
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:
cf2fff226286e21284f06f39ffd014ab
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Board Service Utility
File Name:PV600-020700CB.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 10KB
Format DescriptionBoard Service Utility
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MD5:
bc2d451360873b6835e1c312c90653e0
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Floppy
File Name:PV600-020700CBIOS.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 673KB
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:
ffcf67970e203916e29af056e741dfeb
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
Not available
File Format:Update Package for Red Hat Linux
File Name:PVDP600-NF600_BIOS_LX_2.7.0.BIN
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 3MB
Format DescriptionDell Update Packages for Linux can be used as stand-alone applications that ensure that specific validation criteria are met, then apply an update.
Note: Update Packages for Linux are open source. See the Dell Update Packages for Linux Readme for details.
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MD5:
6890E259CF6BAE327107E35C9DCB2F2A
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:GnuPG Signature for Linux Update Package
File Name:PVDP600-NF600_BIOS_LX_2.7.0.BIN.sign
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 0.2KB
Format DescriptionThe GnuPG signature for Red Hat Linux Update Package can be used to authenticate Dell's identity in the correlated Red Hat Linux Update Package.
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MD5:
03A10388DDAB7F38C67B091D219D8C1E
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:PVDP600-NF600_BIOS_WIN_2.7.0.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:
812615AA5E1C19EC9D1BC86EC9CF33C4
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Compatible Systems

Supported Operating Systems

Not Applicable

Applies to

Server BIOS 10G

Installation instructions

Instructions for PV600-020700C.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 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.





Instructions for PV600-020700CB.exe:

Important Notes:

1. This utility should only be used for installing a replacement motherboard. Use of this utility for other purposes may render the current application inoperable. Please consult Dell support/services before using this utility.
2. You must download the Non-Packaged BIOS flash utility executable file in addition to this file. Both files are necessary to run this utility.

Download
1. Click the "Download Now" link to download the Board Service Utility 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.
4. Repeat steps 1 through 3 to download the Non-Packaged BIOS flash utility executable file.

Installation
NOTE: You must provide a DOS bootable media, such as a USB key. This executable file does not create the DOS system files. Both the Board Service utility executable and the NonPackaged BIOS flash utility executable files must be copied to the same bootable media.

1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the files.
2. Update the name of each file to DOS recognizable format 8.3. If you do not update the filenames to 8.3 format, they will be truncated to 8.3 format.
3. Copy the files to the bootable device.
4. Boot the system to DOS by using the bootable device.
5. Run the Board Service Utility executable under DOS, providing the flash utility executable file name as the input argument. Follow the instructions of the utility.

Example
- Non-Packaged BIOS flash utility file is renamed to flash.exe

Boot to a DOS media, and run the command "PV600-020700CB.exe flash.exe"

Dell Update Package Instructions for PVDP600-NF600_BIOS_LX_2.7.0.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 "./PVDP600-NF600_BIOS_LX_2.7.0.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 "./PVDP600-NF600_BIOS_LX_2.7.0.BIN" from the shell.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.


Dell Update Package Instructions for PVDP600-NF600_BIOS_WIN_2.7.0.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 t

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