Broadcom NetXtreme I and II Network Device Firmware 7.10.18

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This release provides updated network controller firmware for the Broadcom NetXtreme devices. This release should be used with the Broadcom 18.4.2 device drivers.
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Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes:
- Unable to establish link on all four 57840 bNDC ports at 1Gbps
- 57840 rNDC may experience PCIe correctable errors if linked at PCIe Gen2
- System with Broadcom 10G NDC may RSOD when entering device settings in BIOS
- Changing the failover network for iDRAC causes the connection to the iDRAC to fail when the Virtual Console is open and Virtual Media attached
- 57840 NDC may lose partition bandwidth settings upon entering Lifecycle Controller
- IscsiInitiator 1stTgt and 2ndTgt parameter not getting set for 10gig
- PHY firmware upgrade failure for 10GBT adapters
- UEFI driver unload on 5771X devices causing bus fatal error

Enhancements:
- Added support for Dell 13G servers.
- Added FCoE support for 10G BASE-T adapters.
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Version

7.10.18, 7.10.18

Release date

09 Sep 2014

Download Type

Firmware

Category

Network, Ethernet & Wireless

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: Update Package for MS Windows 32-Bit
File Name: Network_Firmware_NF92Y_WN32_7.10.18.EXE
File Size: 14.97 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.
MD5:
b5bfbdb241a38da736a3878d4bd09816
SHA1:
95b116d45e81311e4a5ba319a7681a0ba00a6651
SHA-256:
0e34a27474399d5c22c18ae91d3d7e43e9e1b1ec25b6d29d2a7c21f88cb0999a

File Format: A GnuPG file which contains a cryptographic signature
File Name: Network_Firmware_NF92Y_LN_7.10.18.BIN.sign
File Size: 189 Bytes
Format Description:
The 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:
e45e34f92b2b19584fb6aee4cbbd193a
SHA1:
c4e97db4ebd94253be45d280d69145c89f48debc
SHA-256:
5cad3580f00f8323d2ee14117ea396741241aa016aab3afeeb77072e47e55805

File Format: A text file containing customer friendly fixes and enhancements information
File Name: Release.txt
File Size: 19.05 KB
Format Description:
This file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
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MD5:
7611d07cb921a9252ff890a7a97da328
SHA1:
2fe46b15091ceb0adcd8942e4504154b8c4d6a22
SHA-256:
a00d5d4151f344fc49e49431a00b7970c73150b60056a509c3c60e640c9406ce

File Format: Update Package for MS Windows 64-Bit.
File Name: Network_Firmware_NF92Y_WN64_7.10.18.EXE
File Size: 23.24 MB
Format Description:
Dell Update Packages in native Microsoft Windows 64-bit format do not require that Microsoft WOW64 be installed on the Microsoft Windows Server.
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MD5:
1807749d08909d1e7e81be3a9724f19d
SHA1:
16030b9acd20f8e9f9decc66fbe874e368b29c1a
SHA-256:
baba7e5e887d8f97283706be56ecb086884a6ad39ba9f6690436a4f90a1faf5a

File Format: Update Package for Red Hat Linux
File Name: Network_Firmware_NF92Y_LN_7.10.18.BIN
File Size: 10.73 MB
Format Description:
Dell Update Packages for Linux can be used as stand-alone applications that ensure that specific validation criteria are met, then apply an update.
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MD5:
82f815c59aacd32c8b327e2ccf19f702
SHA1:
e026405ff168d4819cee38b5b49dfbe12e1f19a7
SHA-256:
f9986e074f30d4a5865d0a320f470e4fabb630c600c1a4f16d8100e1d6533019

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Additional details

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It is recommended that firmware version 7.8.53 be installed prior to upgrading to this firmware.
Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
Windows Server 2008 x64
Suse Linux ES 10
Windows Server 2012
Not Applicable
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 6
Red Hat® Ent Linux 5
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2008 x86
Windows Server 2008 R2
5719 QP 1G ADAPTER
5719 QP 1G Mezz
5720 DP 1G ADAPTER
5720 QP rNDC 1G BASE-T
BCM5709C Dual Port NIC without iSCSI Offload
BCM5709C Dual Port Rack Mezzanine Card
BCM5709S Dual Port SERDES Mezzanine Card for Blade Systems
BCM5709S Quad Port SERDES Noble MC
BCM57710 10GBase-T Dual Port Rack Mezzanine Card
BCM57710 10GBase-T Single Port NIC
BCM57710 Dual Port KX4 Blade Mezzanine Card
BCM57711 Dual Port KX4 Noble MC
BCM95708C PCI-E NIC
BCM95709 iSCSI Offload Dual Port NIC
BCM95709C 10/100/1000BASET Quad Port NIC
BCM95722 PCI-E NIC
BCM957711 10G SFP+ Dual Port NIC
Broadcom 5720 1Gb Quad Port KR Blade Network Daughter Card
Dual Port 10Gb Ethernet (BCM57810S) LOM
Dual Port 10Gb Ethernet (BCM57810S) LOM (FC430)
M710HD Dual Port 10Gig 57712 NDC
M710HD Quad Port 1Gig 5709 NDC
QLogic 57800S Quad Port 2, 1GB x 2, 10Gb rNDC Base-T
QLogic 57800S Quad Port 2, 1GB x 2, 10Gb rNDC SFP+/DA
QLogic 57810S Dual 10GE PCIe Standup Base-T CNA
QLogic 57810S Dual 10GE PCIe Standup SFP+/DA CNA
QLogic 57810S-k Dual Port 10Gb bMezz KR CNA
QLogic 57810S-K Dual Port 10Gb bNDC KR CNA
QLogic 57840S Quad Port 10GB rNDC SFP+/DA
QLogic 57840S-K Quad Port 10Gb bNDC KR CNA
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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. Click the Install button.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.

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