Dell ESM Firmware, A03

The Embedded Server Management (ESM) flash utility is a tool to update firmware (FW) to the Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) and all
devices connected to it on the system management bus (SMB). The devices currently implemented in the utility are:
* Baseboard Management Controller (BMC)
* Primary and Secondary System Backplane (SBP)
* Chassis Bridge Controller (CBC)

Fixes & Enhancements

- Inordinate number of SEL entries concerning the PCI cards no longer
- Different types of Reset conditions are explicitly identified in the SEL
(Front Panel INIT and A/C Power loss). Reset no longer produces an entry.


Version A03, A03


Embedded Server Management

Release date

20 Sep 2002

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011


Available formats

File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:a03_7150.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1 MB
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Other versions
A00,A00 20 Jul 200110:59:24 AM
Installation instructions
1. Copy/download the files to an LS-120 diskette
2. Insert the diskette into your PE7150
3. Boot your PE7150
4. From the EFI Boot Manager menu, choose utilities
5. From the Utilities menu, choose Firmware Update
6. From the Firmware Update menu, pick the \PE7150_FW_A03 item
7. Using a series of prompts all required firmware will be updated
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 the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.