Intel Firmware DUP for Intel NICs and NDCs for Linux

Firmware DUP for Intel NICs and NDCs,
Includes support for:

Intel(R) Ethernet Server Adapter I350-T2
Intel(R) Ethernet Server Adapter I350-T4
Intel(R) Ethernet Server Adapter X540-T2
Intel(R) GbE 4P I350c rNDC
Intel(R) 10GbE 2P X540c rNDC
Intel(R) GbE 2P I350c rNDC
Intel(R) 10GbE 2P X520k bNDC
Intel(R) 1GbE 4P I350 Mezz
Intel(R) I350 Gigabit Network Connection
Intel(R) 10GbE 2P X520 Adapter

Intel(R) Ethernet Server Adapter X520-2
Intel(R) Ethernet X520 10GbE Dual Port KX4-KR Mezz
Intel(R) Ethernet Server Adapter X520-T2

Fixes & Enhancements

- Not Applicable

- Minor changes to the uEFI drivers.
- Support added for eeprom image updates through Lifecycle Controller
- Support added for RHEL6.2, RHEL5.8, and SLES11SP2


Version 13.5.6, A00



Release date

14 May 2012

Last Updated

29 Jan 2015


Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:Network_Firmware_Y9W1K_WN32_13.5.6_A00.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 8 MB
Format Description:Dell 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.
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Supported Operating Systems
Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
Windows Server 2008 x64
Suse Linux ES 10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Red Hat Ent Linux 5
Windows Server 2008 x86
Windows Server 2008 R2
Applies to
Intel PCI-E 10Gig and 1Gig Family of Server Adapter Drivers
Intel(R) Ethernet 10G 2P X520 Adapter
Intel(R) Ethernet 10G 2P X520-k bNDC
Intel(R) Ethernet 10G 2P X540-t Adapter
Intel(R) Ethernet Server Adapter X520-2
Intel(R) Ethernet Server Adapter X520-T2
Intel(R) Ethernet X520 10GbE Dual Port KX4-KR Mezz
Intel(R) Gigabit 2P I350-t Adapter
Intel(R) Gigabit 2P I350-t LOM on T620
Intel(R) Gigabit 4P I350-t Adapter
Intel(R) Gigabit 4P I350-t Mezz
Intel(R) Gigabit 4P I350-t rNDC
Intel(R) Gigabit 4P X540/I350 rNDC
Installation instructions

1. Click Download Now to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive.

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. Click the Install button.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.
Important Information
The Linux FW DUP file requires DKMS (latest version from and will not install correctly without it. It also requires that the appropriate kernel sources and the compiler be installed.
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).