Nvidia 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
- Adds Multi-Monitor support for Nvidia K1 (Dell PN R8RGR) and K2 (Dell PN JW9YC and 98RCK) cards in Virtual machine configurations
- To enable 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.BE.00.02/03/04/05 (NVIDIA GRID K1 P2401-502)
80.04.D4.00.07/08 (NVIDIA GRID K2 P2055-550)
80.04.D4.00.09/0A (NVIDIA GRID K2 P2055-552)

Enhancements
- Not Applicable
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Version

80.07.BE.00.XX_80.04.D4.00.XX, A00

Release date

24 Apr 2014

Download Type

Firmware

Category

Video

Importance

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Dell Technologies recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains changes to maintain overall system health. It ensures that the system software remains current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers, and software) and may include other new features.
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File Format: A gnu zip file for software installation
File Name: GRID_UPDATE_K1_K2.tar.gz
File Size: 3.01 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:
340a8ddc1916f935ef1f1bbfbaeb3ee1
SHA1:
fdbc40c79b3c032418faa631fd9adcef7d3dd599
SHA-256:
b78a1a27b42e73610b7488b259da64880e905d1bf8be4f75c6d6f660aedf2753

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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
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 GRID-E_Field_Update_093013_v01.zip to local disk.

2. run gunzip GRID-E_Field_Update_093013_v01.zip

3. cd into GRID-E_Field_Update_093013_v01

4. Two .run files are available gridpro-update-auto_R1.0.run for unattended deployment (no user prompts) and gridpro-update_R1.0.run for attended use.

5. Run "./gridpro-update-auto_R1.0.run" or "./gridpro-update-auto_R1.0.run" and follow prompts

6. Do NOT power off system until process completes.

7. Reboot system.


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

Reboot will be required

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