Driver Details

Dell FCB Firmware (PIC18), v.1.18, A00

Version

  • Version 1.18, A00

Compatibility

Operating Systems
  • Not Applicable

Applies to

FCB Firmware (PIC18);

Date

Release date
01 Nov 2011
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:Hard-Drive
File Name:FCB.00_118_A00_customer.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1MB
Format DescriptionThis file format consists of an archive of files that may be decompressed to a directory on the hard drive. The installation can then be done from that directory.
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MD5:
bc77b19494ef4506314f141ce94c8b93
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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Fixes & Enhancements

Add Features
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1. Add new oem command for FCB Version info to BMC.
Please refer new oem command in BMC spec.
2. Add check PSU MFR_MODEL. If not same enable the PSU Mismatch bit, info BMC to flash amber LED.

Enhance
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1. Change the PSU POUT formula from DIV 9.6 to DIV 12.
2. Change the PSU POUT read from PSUOUT command to read from PSUPIN.

Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for FCB.00_118_A00_customer.exe:

1. Update FCB FW through KCS:
FCBFLASH.EXE is a DOS version utility for flashing FCB firmware image. The following is utility usage.
a. Flash FCB Firmware
Usage:
FCBFLASH.EXE [-o ] [-t] [FCB FW BINARY filename]

-o : Update FCB runtime binary file
-t : Update FAN table binary file

ex1:use FCB.BAT to update FCB runtime binary file
FCB.BAT

ex2: update FCB runtime binary file v1.12
FCBFLASH -o FCBV0112.BIN

ex3: update FAN fantable binary file
FCBFLASH -t FANV0109.BIN

ex4: Get HELP for FCBFlash.exe
FCBFLASH + [enter]

Help:
"==========User Guild=========="
"This flash tool used for upgrade FCB FW ( Pic18)"
"Note that: The pic18 FW must have header."
"If you want to flash pre-version FW without header, please use pre-version tool such as V0.4."
"<-t> Flash Fan Speed Control table.");
"<-o> Use OEM command. Default: Master Write_r command");
"The following is an example, FYI..........");
"FCBflash means all.bin");
"FCBflash <-o> means use OEM command to flash all.bin");
"FCBflash <-t> means fsc.bin");



2. Linux FCB flash tool flash step
2-1. Open a Linux terminal.
2-2. Copy flash tool to the local computer work directory
2-3. type ./fcb.sh to update FCB bin file
2-4. type ./fcbflash to see help as below:

fcbflash tool will auto stop ipmi service

Start to run FW update tool .......

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