Dell PowerConnect 3024, PowerConnect 5012, PowerConnect 3048, v.6.1.2, A03

* This is the firmware release v6.1.2 for the Dell PowerConnect 3024, 3048, and 5012 networking switches.

* This firmware is transferable to the switch via a TFTP server.

* Please read the notes in the zip file for further enhancements and fixes.

Fixes & Enhancements

* Fixed a bug where IGMP packets were not tagged properly.

* Fixed a bug where default VLAN's settings would not survive a configuration upload followed by a configuration download.

* Reverted the buffer allocation scheme back to that of Release 6.0.4.

* Removed the option of setting the rowStatus to notInService/disable for the SNMP host table and the SNMP community table. Also removed the status column in the host and community tables.

* Fixed a bug where IGMP queries would cause unhandled interrupts.

* Modified the wording for the login screen.

* Added logout/exit command for telnet sessions.

* Fixed a bug where multicast data would cause a loop in Gigabit trunking ports if disconnect and then reconnect the forwarding port.

* Fixed a bug where the static multicast group membership was not consistent among all trunked ports.

* Fixed a bug where pause frames, LACPDU's and EAPOL's were forwarded when STP is disabled.

* Fixed a bug where sending multicast traffic from multiple MAC's would freeze up the CPU.

* Fixed a bug where our SNMP responses were not encoded correctly which caused MRTG to fail.

* Fixed a bug which caused Cisco's TFTP server to crash after uploading config.


Version 6.1.2, A03



Release date

19 May 2005

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011


Available formats

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Extract Files
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file to unzip the download package.
2. Specify the location to unzip the files.
3. Click on the unzip button to extract files.

Custom Instructions for PC_3024-3048-5012_v612_ReadMe.txt:

Download and view ReadMe document using a text editor.
The file contains a list of changes associated with this release.
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.

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).