Dell CMC, v.1.32, A00

Chassis Management Controller (CMC) Firmware Version 1.32

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes and Enhancements in 1.32
*Combine below 1.30 and 1.31 releases into single release.

Fixes and Enhancements in 1.30
* Link Tuning enhancements to improve performance of new Brocade FC8
switch and Qlogic / Emulex FC8 mezzanine cards.
* Improved PSU power input monitoring and control.

Fixes and Enhancements in 1.31
* Updated IOM PSOC programming utility to account for variability in
programming timing encountered with older IOM hardware.
* Corrected fan control monitoring issue where fans would remain
at full speed after multiple firmware updates.


Version 1.32, A00


Chassis System Management

Release date

18 Nov 2008

Last Updated

07 Jul 2012


Available formats

File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:CMC_v132_A00_README.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 27 KB
Format Description:This file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
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File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:cmc132_A00_fw.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 38 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
1.31,A02 06 Nov 20084:48:33 PM
Installation instructions
Custom Instructions for CMC_v132_A00_README.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 CMC Release Notes window appears.
Custom Instructions for cmc132_A00_fw.exe:

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.

Extract Files
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file to unzip the download package.
2. Specify the location to unzip the files.
3. Click on the unzip button to extract files.
4. Use the CMC user interface or CLI (RACADM) tool to perform the CMC firmware update.
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.