Nvidia High Resolution (Dual-Link) Multi-Monitor Virtual Machine Enablement for K1 (Dell PN R8RGR) and K2 (Dell PN JW9YC and 98RCK) cards

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Nvidia Multi-Monitor Virtual Machine Enablement for K1 and K2
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Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes
- Not Applicable

Enhancements
- Adds High Resolution Multi-Monitor support for Nvidia K1 (Dell PN R8RGR) and K2 (Dell PN JW9YC and 98RCK) cards in Virtual machine configurations
- To enable high resolution multi-monitor support the video BIOS (VBIOS) needs to be updated to the following versions via the provided self-run executable.
- This is in addition to upgrading the NVIDIA Display Driver to Version R320.86 or later.
80.07.DC.00.05/06/07/08 (NVIDIA GRID K1 P2401-502)
80.04.F5.00.03/04 (NVIDIA GRID K2 P2055-552)
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Version

80.07.DC.XX/80.04.F5.00.XX, A00-00

Release date

17 Jun 2014

Download Type

Firmware

Category

Video

Importance

Optional
Dell Technologies recommends reviewing this update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations or provides new features that may or may not apply to your environment.
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File Format: A gnu zip file for software installation
File Name: Linux_598P8_Nvidia_K1_K2_grid_Hi_Res_dvid_auto_vbios.tar.gz
File Size: 1.6 MB
Format Description:
This format consists of gnu zip files for software installation.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
0df58337501a8594782addb73a890a60
SHA1:
5d9dc785103999747e7ddc616674359d434011e8
SHA-256:
ee215f1e90f4462457751e38ef9494b00051de8ab4523fff38a1d7d1cbeba5a1

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This an update for early K1 and K2 cards. Cards received after January 2014 will already have this Update.
Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
Not Applicable
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 6
Red Hat® Ent Linux 6.4
K1
K2
NVIDIA GRID K2 Active
Download
1. Click Download File to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive.
3. Review RN-07046-001_V01.pdf for installation methods.

Install
Typical installation is accomplished on a local installation of RHEL 6.4 or SLES 11.3 with Nvidia K1 or K2's installed.

1. Copy Linux_598P8_Nvidia_K1_K2_grid_Hi_Res_dvid_auto_vbios.tar.gz to local disk.

2. run gunzip Linux_598P8_Nvidia_K1_K2_grid_Hi_Res_dvid_auto_vbios.tar.gz

3. cd into Linux_598P8_Nvidia_K1_K2_grid_Hi_Res_dvid_auto_vbios.tar.gz

4. Run "grid_dvid_auto.run" and follow prompts

5. Do NOT power off system until process completes.

6. Reboot system.

7. Questions may be directed to GPU_BUG_REPORT@dell.com

Reboot will be required

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