Driver Details

Dell Server BIOS 11G, 1.4.0

PowerVault DL2200 BIOS, 1.4.0

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.

Version

Version 1.4.0, 1.4.0

Category

BIOS

Release date

12 Jan 2012

Last Updated

20 May 2016

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Board Service Utility
File Name:010400C-DL2200.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 10 KB
Format DescriptionBoard Service Utility
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
12a2f6f830a204e97efd95e30a5ba208
SHA1:
84bf52519e0b76d17ad0334b816f48115b5c251e
SHA-256:
e8a5b4c625a8c6fff8e18df3987472c38a8ab4326d729d312d507de9742b8ab2
File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:DL2200-010400BIOS.TXT
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 5 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:
22b0eafb8d977cd8990f0c4064f30315
SHA1:
a5310491d0a511322158f3e46072befdf091582a
SHA-256:
9e1f7108cfe079edeaf4408ce28345894e84fe11cbec58a77778d86b2641141b
File Format:Non-Packaged
File Name:DL2200-010400C.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:
87992d93b8394fc194f19d39eb3fa114
SHA1:
d10b8d6dab268d4da23b1d25cda43c65959c7181
SHA-256:
8fa1bde72a40dfd77145e492327ab70e308b75483174dd40fa840d57bb695eab
File Format:Update Package for Red Hat Linux
File Name:PVDL2200_BIOS_LX_1.4.0.BIN
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 3 MB
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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
44b738c03df863e4eb4e12aeec759fe0
SHA1:
ba3897b5810bd515fa7a2e6a2a09aced5c9c6a79
SHA-256:
daf4121c96a401d8d135f43ef72ce89f867f175249668ee006ed4e3bd0e52101
File Format:GnuPG Signature for Linux Update Package
File Name:PVDL2200_BIOS_LX_1.4.0.BIN.sign
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 0.2 KB
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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
c05efeadc9fc3e2fb4ed751d1476677e
SHA1:
efdda53fc7cdf5bdb564c3d72850b3582a874e12
SHA-256:
fbdc63e45bbf123518eecf89df53b0a756d27bb8fce0a40d615af85a80a130e3
File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:PVDL2200_BIOS_WIN_1.4.0.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 5 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:
f3d954dce81d2ae63cdc66955f1f053c
SHA1:
04e9e43906cf6f0a81a4b4db89bd2e41c71372be
SHA-256:
d35050e125df9ceeaf12fa6f09e9c3bb4248e5aed46b9ce04b8d5963fcba502f

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

Other versions
1.4.0,1.4.0 12 Jan 20126:45:15 AM
Applies to
Server BIOS 11G
Installation instructions
ling 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
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.
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