Driver Details

Dell Server BIOS 11G, 1.4.0

PowerVault DL2200 BIOS components:
- System BIOS: 1.4.0
- Video BIOS: Matrox Video BIOS version 899-38WZ
- Matrox G200ew UEFI video driver v16
- Broadcom NetXtreme II Ethernet Boot Agent v5.2.7
- Broadcom UNDI PXE-2.1 v5.2.7
- Broadcom Base Code PXE-2.1 v1.1.1
- Broadcom NetXtreme II x64 EFI driver version 5.2.13
- BBB X54
- SWRAID Option ROM 1.0.1-0021

Reference Code:

MRC 2.11
QPI 1.85
CPU 1.03

Nehalem microcode

B0 = 0xFFFF0019
C0/C1 = 0x0000000D
D0 = 0x00000011

WestMere microcode

A0 = 0xFFFF0016
B0 = 0x00000006
B1 = 0x00000010

EDK Edk-Dev-Snapshot-20080905

Version

Version 1.4.0, 1.4.0 Other versions available
Other versions
1.4.0,1.4.0 1/12/2012 6:45:15 AM

Compatibility

Operating Systems
  • Not Applicable

Applies to

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Date

Release date
1/12/2012
Last Updated
7/7/2012

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:Board Service Utility
File Name:010400C-DL2200.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 10KB
Format DescriptionBoard Service Utility
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MD5:
12a2f6f830a204e97efd95e30a5ba208
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:DL2200-010400BIOS.TXT
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 5KB
Format DescriptionThis file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
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MD5:
22b0eafb8d977cd8990f0c4064f30315
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Non-Packaged
File Name:DL2200-010400C.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1MB
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:
87992d93b8394fc194f19d39eb3fa114
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Update Package for Red Hat Linux
File Name:PVDL2200_BIOS_LX_1.4.0.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:
44B738C03DF863E4EB4E12AEEC759FE0
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:GnuPG Signature for Linux Update Package
File Name:PVDL2200_BIOS_LX_1.4.0.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:
C05EFEADC9FC3E2FB4ED751D1476677E
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
Not available

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:PVDL2200_BIOS_WIN_1.4.0.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:
F3D954DCE81D2AE63CDC66955F1F053C
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.


Important Information

This BIOS release includes a microcode update for the Intel Xeon processor 5600 series. Intel and Dell recommend applying the update as soon as possible.

Fixes & Enhancements

* Updated Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processor 5600 Series B1 stepping microcode (Patch ID=0x10).
This update resolves an issue on the Westmere-EP (5600 series) processors that may result in an invalid memory DRAM state, system hang, reboot, memory ECC errors or unpredictable system behavior.
This issue is not unique to Dell PowerEdge servers and is resolved by a new revision of Intel's microcode that is available in this BIOS revision. Intel Xeon 5500 series processors are not affected by this issue.

Installation instructions

Instructions for DL2200-010400C.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 010400C-DL2200.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 "010400C-DL2200.EXE flash.exe"

Dell Update Package Instructions for PVDL2200_BIOS_LX_1.4.0.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 "./PVDL2200_BIOS_LX_1.4.0.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 "./PVDL2200_BIOS_LX_1.4.0.BIN" from the shell.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.


Dell Update Package Instructions for PVDL2200_BIOS_WIN_1.4.0.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 the remaining prompt

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