This firmware release is a maintenance release for the M8024 and M8024S version of PowerConnect switches and includes only bug fixes.

Fixes & Enhancements

This is a maintenance release so only bug fixes are included.

- Re-enable Auto Negotiation using GUI doesn't work properly
- VLAN ACL blocks traffic across stack members
- Power supply logging
- 'no ipv4 or ipv6 address found in response for request id' error
- phone port configuration macro incomplete
- web session timeout
- RX Equalizer setting on Stacking ports.
- interface speed options
- Change PoE Disconnect Type to DC disconnect
- stacking with extension modules
- DHCP Req pkts are not being forwarded to Voice VLAN Component
- Netlogic memory and B0 CPU support


Version v5.0.1.3, A28



Release date

20 Nov 2012

Last Updated

19 Jun 2013


Available formats

File Format:Plain-Text
File Name:PCM8024ReadMev5.0.1.3a28.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 3 KB
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File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:PCM8024v5.0.1.3a28.zip
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 12 MB
Format Description:This 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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Other versions,A38 11 Sep 20159:25:23 PM,A37 15 Apr 20151:52:35 PM,A36 27 Jan 20152:48:08 PM,A35 20 Oct 20143:39:14 PM,A34 24 Jul 20143:17:01 PM,A33 03 May 201412:14:54 AM,A32 14 Feb 20149:26:33 PM,A31 07 Nov 20137:04:22 PM
v5.1.1.7,A30 30 Jul 20135:54:09 PM
v5.1.0.1,A29 03 Apr 20137:45:53 PM
v5.0.0.4,A27 29 Aug 201212:48:24 PM
v4.2.2.3,A26 11 May 20126:44:37 PM,A25 30 Jan 201211:08:14 PM,A24 06 Dec 20112:13:08 PM
Installation instructions
Please follow software update instructions included in the zip file - "Upgrading PowerConnect Switches from Version 2.x.x.x or 3.x.x.x or 4.x.x.x to Firmware.pdf"

Reboot will be required
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).