Broadcom NetXtreme network device firmware, 21.6.2

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This release provides updated network controller firmware for Broadcom NetXtreme devices. This release should be used with the Broadcom 21.6.2 or 21.6.1 device drivers.
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Network_Firmware_7CM1N_WN32_21.60.16.EXE

File Format: Update Package for MS Windows 32-Bit
File Name: Network_Firmware_7CM1N_WN32_21.60.16.EXE
File Size: 5.26 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:
bd0700e802c91d6b8468a893af7a969b
SHA1:
0f4adeab8d6d6f9e43dac48bd5881e21014dbeaf
SHA-256:
a2cfa11bdc416ec8ea55ff48fdff57b024e8e651b5609c816c91b64ca146cfc0

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes:
- none

Enhancements:
- Add support for RHEL8.2.
- Add support for SLES15 SP2.
- Only install Firmware Management protocol on first controller port.
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Version

21.60.16, 21.60.16

Release date

25 Sep 2020

Download Type

Firmware

Category

Network, Ethernet & Wireless

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.

File Format: A GnuPG file which contains a cryptographic signature
File Name: Network_Firmware_7CM1N_LN_21.60.16.BIN.sign
File Size: 226 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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
a8c7635edd6f3f5e757fbbf11fa03831
SHA1:
c02b244c293acdf10af4a94337c348be2c1741d6
SHA-256:
93aa419c528c18b50d1fa2add205a9a92fb3972fe280f6cbb92681e902f94fda

File Format: A text file containing customer friendly fixes and enhancements information
File Name: Release_user_NX1_v216.0.333.13.txt
File Size: 2.69 KB
Format Description:
This file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
bde75b962b3845777cb8aebf04f782d4
SHA1:
3f04626fed3327e9a6893b3c401f5e738a5d15ab
SHA-256:
3af9bec018efbe302df67c943b4ddfd868c85400a2856d4c0c67a0e3dc9f53ae

File Format: Update Package for MS Windows 64-Bit.
File Name: Network_Firmware_7CM1N_WN64_21.60.16.EXE
File Size: 6.54 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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
cb0f9802edc9f87761fa6dd322559b3b
SHA1:
93e8a8c8ba6fb419b63396e3a8763a0da43dc467
SHA-256:
091edc52a9c1b5db47fef33901599ca67cd18d3fbd83221e9e76d248b28f2c83

File Format: Update Package for Red Hat Linux
File Name: Network_Firmware_7CM1N_LN_21.60.16.BIN
File Size: 4.79 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.
Note: Update Packages for Linux are open source. See the Dell Update Packages for Linux Readme for details.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
087f21f02f95f9240fad92c8d2063125
SHA1:
41b561c0d5511cc38e7d83cd8fcd8d0ef998e98b
SHA-256:
cdd5a342a010c10bcf3e9fe9f11df47644c31e463617b1d16e9ece4732d105c0

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INFO,FW,BCOM-5720,21.60.16
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Windows Update Package Installation:
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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. Click the Install button.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.

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[Alternative] Installation via Lifecycle Controller:
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1. Copy the downloaded firmware DUP for Windows to removable USB storage.
2. Insert the removable USB storage in a USB port of the server to be updated.
3. Reboot the server.
4. Press the F10 key to enter Lifecycle Controller.
5. In the left navigation pane, click Firmware Update.
6. In the main pane click Launch Firmware Update.
7. On the Step 1 of 3: Select Update Repository page, select Local Drive.
8. Click the Next button.
9. On the Step 2 of 3: Enter Access Details page, select the removable USB storage from the Local Drive drop-down list.
10. Type the path and filename of the firmware DUP in the File Path or Update Package Path text box.
Example: \.exe
11. Click the Next button.
12. On the Step 3 of 3: Select Updates page, select the checkbox next to one, or more, of the Available System Updates.
13. Click the Apply button to complete the installation process.

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Linux Update Package Installation:
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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
./.BIN --version command from the shell.
2. Download and install any prerequisites identified in the above step before proceeding.
3. Run the update by executing ./.BIN from the shell.
4. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.

GnuPG Signature of Dell Update Package Instructions for .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. Import the Dell public key. (You only need to do this once on your system)
2. Verify the Dell Update Package by using its signature file, .BIN.sign

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