Dell Server BIOS 11G, 1.6.3

BIOS components:
- Video BIOS: Matrox Video BIOS version 899-38WW
- Dell SATA RAID ROM V1.0.1-0021
- Matrox G200ew UEFI video driver v16
- Broadcom NetXtreme II Ethernet Boot Agent v5.2.7
- Broadcom UNDI PXE-2.1 v5.2.7
- Broadcom Base Code PXE-2.1 v1.1.1
- Broadcom NetXtreme II x64 EFI driver version 5.2.13
- BBB X56
- ME Ignition firmware 6.0.30.1199

Reference Code:
Lynnfield
MRC 1.30 / QPI 1.00 / CPU 1.03

Clarkdale
MRC 1.40

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KNOWN ISSUES:
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1.Clarkdale boot halt with bad DIMM.

Fixes & Enhancements

1. Added support for Dell(TM) Lifecycle Controller version 1.5.
2. Added support for S100(SWRAID 2.0).

Version

Version 1.6.3, 1.6.3

Release date

27 Aug 2011

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011

Importance

Recommended

Available formats

File Format:Board Service Utility
File Name:DX6004S-010603-tool.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 10KB
Format DescriptionBoard Service Utility
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MD5:
c7302b9e54c3998f742ded9dda01a292
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
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File Format:Non-Packaged
File Name:DX6004S-010603.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1MB
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:
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File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:DX6004S-010603BIOS.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 5KB
Format DescriptionThis file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
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MD5:
7b2aa95dce11e045a5a0aa197d51d31b
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File Format:Update Package for Red Hat Linux
File Name:EQDX6004S_BIOS_LX_1.6.3.BIN
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 3MB
Format DescriptionDell Update Packages for Linux can be used as stand-alone applications that ensure that specific validation criteria are met, then apply an update.
Note: Update Packages for Linux are open source. See the Dell Update Packages for Linux Readme for details.
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MD5:
1E711A5B210F34A37F4E4F0ECEEA1D93
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File Format:GnuPG Signature for Linux Update Package
File Name:EQDX6004S_BIOS_LX_1.6.3.BIN.sign
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File Size: 0.2KB
Format DescriptionThe GnuPG signature for Red Hat Linux Update Package can be used to authenticate Dell's identity in the correlated Red Hat Linux Update Package.
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MD5:
5A154716BA204E31369478F31DDC43B8
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File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:EQDX6004S_BIOS_WIN_1.6.3.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 5MB
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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Compatible Systems

Supported Operating Systems

Not Applicable

Applies to

Server BIOS 11G

Installation instructions

Instructions for DX6004S-010603.exe

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.





Instructions for DX6004S-010603-tool.exe:

Important Notes:

1. This utility should only be used for installing 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 "DX6004S-010603-tool.exe flash.exe"

Dell Update Package Instructions for EQDX6004S_BIOS_LX_1.6.3.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 "./EQDX6004S_BIOS_LX_1.6.3.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 "./EQDX6004S_BIOS_LX_1.6.3.BIN" from the shell.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.


Dell Update Package Instructions for EQDX6004S_BIOS_WIN_1.6.3.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 re

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