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Driver Details

DELL,DSK PROG,BIOS,FLSH,M420,1.0.1,1.0.1

PowerEdge M420 BIOS 1.0.1

Fixes & Enhancements

This release is the first customer release.

Version

Version 1.0.1, 1.0.1

Release date

31 Jan 2013

Last Updated

05 May 2014

Importance

Optional

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:M420_BIOS_XV786_WN32_1.0.1.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 7MB
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.
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MD5:
1d5f8b0f3729e85784d402f75f46ae67
SHA1:
6b8a2dca0ad1d87fecfd3669d726dbf4a176c088
SHA-256:
Not available
File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:M420-010001BIOS.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 4KB
Format DescriptionThis file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
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MD5:
f62f5e30fc6b41647c64f7470b932c29
SHA1:
ba55fafaddd9e1f663332a5aee63b0731d50eb51
SHA-256:
Not available
File Format:Non-Packaged
File Name:M420-010001C.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 2MB
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.
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MD5:
69613bd7d27bfc116223f5c32d7b4adb
SHA1:
0a2ce21a6b8332e3779498b003388f535622a7fb
SHA-256:
Not available
File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:M420-010001C.efi
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 8MB
Format DescriptionThis file contains compressed content that can be executed from the EFI Shell or EFI Boot Manager. Download the file to the EFI partition on a removable media device. Insert the removable media, then reboot the system and run the program from the EFI Shell or EFI Boot Manager.
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MD5:
eb27865be2f2301e92c0400666182344
SHA1:
7bc302a344826c4ccfca27ccd8ba2b515880b36f
SHA-256:
Not available

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

Compatible Systems

Supported Operating Systems

Not Applicable

Applies to

Server BIOS 12G

Installation instructions

Dell Update Package Instructions for DRMK
Download
1. Click the "Download Now" link to download the 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.
Installation
NOTE: You must provide a DOS bootable media, such as a USB key. This executable file does not create the DOS system files.
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file.
2. Update the name of the file to DOS recognizable format (8.3). If you do not update the filename to 8.3 format, the filename will be truncated to 8.3 format.
3. Copy the file to the bootable device.
4. Boot the system to DOS by using the bootable device.
5. Run the executable under DOS. Follow the instructions provided by the flash utility.
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Dell Update Package Instructions for EFI
Download
1. Click the "Download Now" linkto download the 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.
Installation
You can update the BIOS using a UEFI shell bootable media, such as a USB key.
1. Copy the file to the bootable device with UEFI shell.
2. Boot the system to UEFI shell by using the bootable device.
3. Run the executable (.efi) under the UEFI shell. Follow the instructions provided by the flash utility.

You can also load this executable directly from BIOS Boot Manager without a UEFI shell bootable media.
1. Copy the file to a USB device
2. Plug in the USB device and press F11 during POST to enter BIOS Boot Manager
3. Navigate to the System Utilities menu and select BIOS Update File Explorer
4. Select the USB device and navigate through the directory contents to find the executable (.efi)
5. Launch the executable and follow the instructions provided bythe flash utility.
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Dell Update Package Instructions for Linux DUP:
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 "./[model]_BIOS_LX_[revision].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 "./[model]_BIOS_LX_[version].BIN" from the shell.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.
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Dell Update Package Instructions for Windows Dup:
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 prompts to perform the update.
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GnuPG Signature of Dell Update Package Instructions:
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. Import the Dell public key. (You only need to do once on your system.)
2. Verify the Dell Update Package by using its signature file, [model]_BIOS_LX_[version].BIN.sign

Important Information

None

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