Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from the power source while updating the BIOS as this could harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you may briefly see a black screen.

Before updating, please read the installation instructions and important information noted below.

Dell Server BIOS PowerEdge R815 Version 3.0.5

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PowerEdge R815 BIOS Version 3.0.5
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Fixes & Enhancements

* Corrected patch for erratum #759 to resolve a potential system stability issue affecting AMD Opteron(TM) 6200 series processors that was introduced in the 3.0.4 BIOS release.
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Version

3.0.5, 3.0.5

Release date

24 Apr 2013

Download Type

System BIOS

Category

BIOS

Importance

Recommended
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.
Available formats

File Format: Update Package for MS Windows 32-Bit
File Name: R815_BIOS_F8FCX_WN32_3.0.5.EXE
File Size: 10.23 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:
05a51563a34c3902e61f6442060d0b77
SHA1:
64d9d12b6361e2000d6f0481aaba531fdb471b65
SHA-256:
fa780e1b1b7dcf501a7430db080b499d5cc12d19e71316e88d06f9793949b8e8

File Format: A GnuPG file which contains a cryptographic signature
File Name: R815_BIOS_F8FCX_LN_3.0.5.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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
09cb65c230acd13f0245e9d0b009431e
SHA1:
f3c149c9ff8b225b4a9a6058c43a9034546e7dcb
SHA-256:
91cc81f501d1e80116715343dce6277970caa53c6e57d892789a2c0ab3cde0f1

File Format: Flash BIOS executable
File Name: PER815-030005C.exe
File Size: 1.59 MB
Format Description:
This 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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
1a5d72ddcfb74ea52fa06753f2dec4b3
SHA1:
1aabe7b888c8cdaa0a909bd441cbca58f2cd5e9e
SHA-256:
5224ca7abc352650c7fc793b072d3d1dddd9d4f5612f1c1c37780afb54d91275

File Format: An archive of PDF files to provide help and procedural information to the customers
File Name: Brutus and Clover BIOS 03.00.05 Release Notes.pdf
File Size: 192.56 KB
Format Description:
This format consists of an archive of PDF files used to provide help and procedural information to the customer. It is necessary to install the Adobe Acrobat Reader first to view the files in this archive.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
e9a638b00a5be13405d1e32788e8a61a
SHA1:
c167f9bcb84064446df73bdd465eeec4aaa2b363
SHA-256:
2619fe95de3e626d948d65d855678eda52612ced63bfd34c455e1a09631bb807

File Format: External release notes
File Name: PER815-030005BIOS.txt
File Size: 10.46 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:
58538dce96c31be866cf6b060d93aaba
SHA1:
343be838f1a71789863271596c5291b0ad77fa78
SHA-256:
33a637494f76b96628336be6d1492598c20ad44f971178300838c010cbd14003

File Format: Update Package for MS Windows 64-Bit.
File Name: R815_BIOS_F8FCX_WN64_3.0.5.EXE
File Size: 18.05 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:
36f2cda9b8806fb5b20b0f74807b9c27
SHA1:
f9fed1e0ee88c1127b92d462c583d65513813e21
SHA-256:
1de02b1a5feaa5e90f9b2189a1a1d40316dc69ee180de55cee445dc9c556c886

File Format: Update Package for Red Hat Linux
File Name: R815_BIOS_F8FCX_LN_3.0.5.BIN
File Size: 8.52 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:
d8a1635c88340cc0893a9e024d04c12c
SHA1:
2e1ca7861a1585eea0019468dc668588647dc834
SHA-256:
ef90b537dca26c51671a4f43ff7a233c83a3dd75e86b460c2c31e7ef62544239

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Server 11G BIOS
Dell Update Package Instructions for DRMK
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.
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Dell Update Package Instructions for Linux DUP:
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 "./[model]_BIOS_LX_[revision].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 "./[model]_BIOS_LX_[version].BIN" from the shell.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.
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Dell Update Package Instructions for Windows Dup:
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 remaining prompts to perform the update.
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GnuPG Signature of Dell Update Package Instructions:
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 once on your system.)
2.Verify the Dell Update Package by using its signature file, [model]_BIOS_LX_[version].BIN.sign

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