PowerEdge R210 II, BIOS, 2.1.2

PowerEdge R210 II, BIOS, 2.1.2

Fixes & Enhancements

1. Added support for Windows Server 2012 factory installation and installation using the Dell Media.
2. Improved the Console redirection function.
3. Improved memory support for mixing of 2GB and 4GB DIMMs.
4. Improved TPM functionality.
5. Updated Broadcom Lan PXE ROM to 7.2.3.
6. Added SR-IOV support.
7. Disabled PCIE ASPM(Active State Power Management) functionality.
8. Enhanced Boot Manager(BDS-UEFI Boot Device Selection) to version 0.31.

Version

Version 2.1.2, 2.1.2

Category

BIOS

Release date

08 Oct 2012

Last Updated

18 Oct 2012

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Non-Packaged
File Name:PER210II_020102.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 8 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:
9762a228bfa14498a02d3ecc3256ca98
SHA1:
90ba5b2babce72c1f8f8af91d9c12ff18e332b55
SHA-256:
12ee03eca4fbb3737d78475a36b1d40d30ffb612c66db39d07e407ec5f79f3bc
File Format:Update Package for Red Hat Linux
File Name:BIOS_YFWXP_LN32_2.1.2.BIN
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 5 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:
a6be2054806074835037b6ded3de9c6f
SHA1:
1c438a4fc615deb1bf64a1d5a5d2ba71911d5fe2
SHA-256:
6a581d6167b071123c9a71777f90a518383486033efe9ade6ac44c3d9e92156b
File Format:GnuPG Signature for Linux Update Package
File Name:BIOS_YFWXP_LN32_2.1.2.BIN.sign
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 0.2 KB
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:
366f0069246dd452467bbfa770f0e46b
SHA1:
09e8eb3d68382b25bee8b148b2079ee5b69cbc57
SHA-256:
c4231d31ce1560e0e87c52db2a36f26c6597d3cd6be55eca68683d6dfc41145a
File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:PER210II-020102BIOS.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 7 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:
c00e1f747450c8db9e9a02a09e32dbc8
SHA1:
530c97d658540f73bf06b3887b8176a31bcdb9c3
SHA-256:
7f72a50a5b633c26691fc3ae286e8f46343d6f8a6758c1f74bf56b6af3394be5
File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:BIOS_YFWXP_WN32_2.1.2.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 7 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:
44f257d2500521a8c7ad8162910431e6
SHA1:
3b6d198ecdaade2418c12c13f44c92102bb75cc5
SHA-256:
c44895900fdc85d846d0d82dc2d721f54094fe6f0de502e76348450e85660e9c

By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Applies to
Server BIOS 11G
Installation instructions
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 overthe 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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Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).