Driver Details

Dell Server Custom BIOS, v.1.5.3, 1.5.2

Fixes & Enhancements

1. Microcode update for B2 and G0 step Woodcrest, B3 and G0 step Clovertown, C0 and E0 step Harpertown, C0 and E0 step Wolfdale-DP, E0 step Wolfdale

Version

Version 1.5.3, 1.5.2

Release date

14 Jan 2011

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011

Importance

Recommended

Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:8102-010503-BDP.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 824KB
Format DescriptionThis file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, and then run (double-click) it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
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MD5:
ef17c428e2a2ce77dd6ba84e2fb24976
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Board Service Utility
File Name:8102-010503-BSU-BDP.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 832KB
Format DescriptionBoard Service Utility
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MD5:
f1216c34437b9ae3a9236b0ed21488d2
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Non-Packaged
File Name:8102-010503.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 524KB
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:
6fe28cd7e94584dd363d3ba63458fd1f
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:8102-010503BIOS.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 2KB
Format DescriptionThis file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
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MD5:
ffb03a244a241050271ad4291834488a
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Compatible Systems

Supported Operating Systems

Not Applicable

Applies to

INFO, NSRS, SET AHCI, OPTI
Server Custom BIOS

Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for 8102-010503.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.

Custom Instructions for 8102-010503-BSU-BDP.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 your support/services before using this utility.

NOTE: In order to create BIOS update media using this package, this file must be downloaded to and executed on a system running Microsoft Windows. This package can be used to create a bootable, USB flash drive or CD.

Download

1. Select the download method you want to use to retrieve the file - either HTTP or FTP.
2. If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, read the agreement and then select either "I agree" or "I disagree".
3. When the File Download window appears, click Save.
4. From the Save As dialog, select a location and a file name then click "Save".
5. If a Download Complete window appears, click Close.

BIOS Update Media Creation

1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click it to extract the BIOS update files and start the distribution application.
2. Specify the location to unzip the files and click Unzip to extract files. After the files are extracted, a message should appear indicating that all files were successfully unzipped.
3. Click the OK button to start the BIOS Distribution Package. Follow the on screen prompts to create the media desired.

Running the BIOS Update

1. Insert the media you created.
2. Boot the computer. (You may have to configure the boot order in BIOS setup to boot the media you created before other devices.)
3. Follow the on-screen prompts.

There will be a readme.txt file in the location you selected to unzip the files that contains additional and late breaking information. If you need to run the BIOS Distribution Package again, you can run the file BDP.exe from that same location.
Instructions for 8102-010503BIOS.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.

Custom Instructions for 8102-010503-BDP.exe:

NOTE: In order to create BIOS update media using this package, this file must be downloaded to and executed on a system running Microsoft Windows. This package can be used to create a bootable, USB flash drive or CD.

Download

1. Select the download method you want to use to retrieve the file - either HTTP or _FTP.
2. If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, read the agreement and then select either "I agree" or "I disagree".
3. When the File Download window appears, click Save.
4. From the Save As dialog, select a location and a f

Important Information

Dell logo/names has been removed from the BIOS splans screen and the BIOS setup screen. Everything else is identical to the Dell R300 1.5.2 BIOS

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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).