Driver Details

Dell Server Custom BIOS, 2.7.0

Version

  • Version 2.7.0, 2.7.0

Compatibility

Operating Systems
  • Not Applicable

Applies to

INFO,NSRS,SET AHCI,OPTI;

Date

Release date
16 Dec 2010
Last Updated
03 Nov 2011

Importance

Recommended. 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).

Available formats

File Format:Non-Packaged
File Name:804E-020700.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 571KB
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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To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
e6839efa9ed5b0a658109f5e0cb0c5ad
SHA1:
Not available
SHA-256:
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File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:804E-020700BIOS.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 11KB
Format DescriptionThis file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
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To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
02bd92f708885924e879f711db1cf2fe
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Floppy
File Name:OEMR-2950-BIOS-020700.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 685KB
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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To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
83406b8e4e6e8993e38628b7ebf7660b
SHA1:
Not available
SHA-256:
Not available

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


Important Information

Dell logo/names has been removed from the BIOS splash screen and the BIOS setup screen.
Everything else is identical to the Dell PE2950 2.7.0 BIOS.

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)

Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for 804E-020700.exe:

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 804E-020700BIOS.txt:

1) Click Download now.
The File Download window appears.

2) Click the Save button.
The Save As window appears.

3) Select Desktop using the drop-down menu to the right of Save in.

4) Click the Save button.
A progress meter moves as the download is completed.

5) If necessary, click X in the upper right-hand corner of the Download Progress Window to close it upon completion.

6) Double click the Icon on your desktop for the newly saved file.
The Dell Bios Release Notes window appears.

Instructions for OEMR-2950-BIOS-020700.exe


NOTE: In order to create this diskette, this file must be downloaded to and executed on a system running Microsoft Windows.

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.
2. Run the executable file by double-clicking on the icon.
3. Click the Setup button.
4. Follow the directions to create the FlashBIOS update diskette.
5. Insert the created FlashBIOS update diskette in the target system.
6. Reboot the system.
7. When prompted, press the Y key to execute the FlashBIOS update.
8. Remove the diskette and reboot system.

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