Dell PE7250 6M Core Processor BIOS, A08

PowerEdge 7250 system BIOS A08, BMC 32 update package for 6M Core Processors.

Fixes & Enhancements

• Fixed Intermittent Boot/Memory Mapping issues when mixing 1GB & 4GB DIMMS.
• Cannot install/boot Microsoft Windows*on Emulex* LP9802 SAN.


Version A08, A08



Release date

11 Apr 2006

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 30 MB
Format Description:This file contains compressed content that can be executed from the EFI Shell or EFI Boot Manager. Download the file to the EFI partition on a removable media device. Insert the removable media, then reboot the system and run the program from the EFI Shell or EFI Boot Manager.
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Installation instructions
Custom Instructions for

1. Click the "Download Now" link to download the file.
2. If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, click the "I agree" link to accept the agreement.
3. When the File Download window appears, click "Save" to save the file to your hard drive.
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.
1. See Update_Instructions_Read_Me_First.doc for instructions.

This BIOS release allows support for Microsoft Windows 2003 SP1 IA64 edition on the PowerEdge 7250. Installation of this release requires the following install sequence to complete.

1. B02 for 9m core processors
2. Install Windows Server 2003 IA64 (Skip if already installed)
3. Install OM 64bit 1.0 for PowerEdge 7250 (Skip if already installed)
4. Install OM 64bit 1.0 Patch 1 for PowerEdge 7250
5. Install Windows Server 2003 IA64 SP1
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).