Driver Details

Dell Server BIOS 11G, 1.8.2

PowerVault NX3100 BIOS, 1.8.2

Fixes & Enhancements

1. Added support for new MRC update.
2. Added support for ESXi5.0 Extend partition.

Version

Version 1.8.2, 1.8.2

Category

BIOS

Release date

12 Jan 2012

Last Updated

20 May 2016

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:PVNX3100_BIOS_WIN_1.8.2.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 6 MB
Format DescriptionDell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 32bit format have been designed to run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. Dell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 64bit format will only run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. When selecting a device driver update be sure to select the one that is appropriate for your operating system.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
f4718b9750322012962d22bea03bfc7f
SHA1:
f082a95ff016e4ee5bf4ea9ae076f468a48b910b
SHA-256:
5a0fcd84328bc6f5291864bb6371d268292af5cc117fe4c75b872a7678193d79
File Format:Board Service Utility
File Name:010802C-NX3100.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 10 KB
Format DescriptionBoard Service Utility
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
9f871df3d271b6737c65c29f782dacd8
SHA1:
a1e0dee90223d5dc967140642125f2f387abe25e
SHA-256:
6b90a432aeca13e345e4bf7d0d32cff3af3479a00c7c35d20724d629ad609701
File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:NX3100-010802BIOS.TXT
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 10 KB
Format DescriptionThis file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
a7c423d3fef397a11c763a9974b6e7da
SHA1:
1d8a90b1557b00f17d730d845705ae9da524b589
SHA-256:
Not available
File Format:Non-Packaged
File Name:NX3100-010802C.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1 MB
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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
810eb4b6c0679d59d18fdaba3a624720
SHA1:
7b26598397ddd041dd2a31b72f3e86e6f8e71c3c
SHA-256:
b90059ada399d1c073c4a0b7a4d24502faabe7c105d0191a94d7e530adb8cbde

By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Other versions
1.6.3,1.6.3 12 Jan 20124:26:15 AM
Applies to
Server BIOS 11G
Installation instructions
ling a replacement motherboard. Use of this utility for other purposes may render the current application inoperable. Please consult Dell support/services before using this utility.
2. You must download the Non-Packaged BIOS flash utility executable file in addition to this file. Both files are necessary to run this utility.

Download
1. Click the "Download Now" link to download the Board Service Utility 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.
4. Repeat steps 1 through 3 to download the Non-Packaged BIOS flash utility executable file.

Installation
NOTE: You must provide a DOS bootable media, such as a USB key. This executable file does not create the DOS system files. Both the Board Service utility executable and the NonPackaged BIOS flash utility executable files must be copied to the same bootable media.

1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the files.
2. Update the name of each file to DOS recognizable format 8.3. If you do not update the filenames to 8.3 format, they will be truncated to 8.3 format.
3. Copy the files to the bootable device.
4. Boot the system to DOS by using the bootable device.
5. Run the Board Service Utility executable under DOS, providing the flash utility executable file name as the input argument. Follow the instructions of the utility.

Example
- Non-Packaged BIOS flash utility file is renamed to flash.exe

Boot to a DOS media, and run the command "010802C-NX3100.EXE flash.exe"

Dell Update Package Instructions for PVNX3100_BIOS_LX_1.8.2.BIN:

Download
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.

Installation
1. Read over the release information presented by executing the "./PVNX3100_BIOS_LX_1.8.2.BIN --version" command from the shell.
2. Download and install any prerequisites identified in the above step before proceeding.
3. Install any necessary Embedded Systems Management firmware prior to this BIOS update.
4. Run the update by executing "./PVNX3100_BIOS_LX_1.8.2.BIN" from the shell.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.


Dell Update Package Instructions for PVNX3100_BIOS_WIN_1.8.2.EXE:

Download
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.

Installation
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file.
2. Read over the release information presented in the dialog window.
3. Download and install any prerequisites identified in the dialog window before proceeding.
4. Install any necessary Embedded Systems Management firmware prior to this BIOS update.
5. Click the Install button.
6. Follow the remaining prompt
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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).