Driver Details

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.

Dell Server PowerEdge BIOS R630/R730/R730XD Version 2.9.1

This release contains new Intel Xeon Processor Scalable Family Processor Microcode Enhancement to address security vulnerability CVE-2018-3639 and CVE-2018-3640. This release contains BIOS firmware version 2.9.1 for Dell PowerEdge R630/R730/R730XD

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes
- Fixed an issue pertaining to the PCR2 measurement. When TPM is enabled, the PCR2 values were sometimes inconsistent when the CSIOR was enabled.

Enhancements
- Enhanced the BIOS security protection features.
- Updated the Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 v4 Product Family Processor Microcode to version 0x0B000033.
- Updated the Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 v3 Product Family Processor Microcode to version 0x41.

Version

Version 2.9.1, 2.9.1

Category

BIOS

Release date

11 Feb 2019

Last Updated

11 Feb 2019

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Rel-Notes-PDF
File Name:R730R730XDR630R_BIOS.2.9.1_RN.pdf
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 391 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:
7a210f68c1b0ea15fc28a792991e0751
SHA1:
e28f1d72173b81efc6d3c6468904f2d921cea177
SHA-256:
433e6d2acd106553247d08d9a6cefbd03d5b7267fe5cf3d44fef5e135bf08c61
File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:R730-020901.efi
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 5 MB
Format Description:This file contains compressed content that can be executed from the EFI Shell or EFI Boot Manager. Download the file to the EFI partition on a removable media device. Insert the removable media, then reboot the system and run the program from the EFI Shell or EFI Boot Manager.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
c418dc5e864185a7b58279c8fca887b8
SHA1:
9d2668575eee24f1c0de7d72a296f81ab6d04529
SHA-256:
b7e7b4307ad5150630b15282f7b3a9d6c37ef73b9f492a799a41e7ff062d1e7a
File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows® 64-Bit.
File Name:BIOS_T9YX9_WN64_2.9.1.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 17 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:
d5ca05434b0e35c3564e6200aa19fe4f
SHA1:
dd36903a400f16fe052fd5cc079f8da1cc03f833
SHA-256:
ef82065425db0afc552cd55a7750ba950a957cdcd4193e572e4293b669a0d031
File Format:Update Package for Red Hat Linux
File Name:BIOS_T9YX9_LN_2.9.1.BIN
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 14 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:
f0568870a51e78f3f13188eb49beb76c
SHA1:
24cf69dffbb31098fa277d7e5d05c1a7bffd4614
SHA-256:
0a0e686d5c6c18c0c933b147300762f15b1ab898bc20913f8c666f5f5f58ebf8
File Format:GnuPG Signature for Linux Update Package
File Name:BIOS_T9YX9_LN_2.9.1.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:
1db6d556c0c2dc499cf8a6a19a5d4bb5
SHA1:
69e98667b9b7d62f5acc9584aeca638442d54aa1
SHA-256:
78274946b804ba200acf88f6842696730d7a754077732ffb243a26d36e3d5aa6
File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:BIOS_T9YX9_WN32_2.9.1.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 12 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:
db958bd190f7269d1db6c2a455fcce0f
SHA1:
767f26556e308a2852663b9ddb871e22120b90fa
SHA-256:
375b6cd5d3924593b4509c08b2e82dd2064293de093b6363fa5668dc094f22e9

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

Applies to
INFO, BIOS LOCK, R630XL, Q1FY19
INFO, BIOS LOCK, R730XL, Q1FY19
PowerEdge BIOS
PowerEdge BIOS
SWB, BIOS, 13G, SECT7, Q1FY19
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 EFI
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
You can update the BIOS using a UEFI shell bootable media, such as a USB key.
1. Copy the file to the bootable device with UEFI shell.
2. Boot the system to UEFI shell by using the bootable device.
3. Run the executable (.efi) under the UEFI shell. Follow the instructions provided by the flash utility.

You can also load this executable directly from BIOS Boot Manager without a UEFI shell bootable media.
1. Copy the file to a USB device
2. Plug in the USB device and press F11 during POST to enter BIOS Boot Manager
3. Navigate to the System Utilities menu and select BIOS Update File Explorer
4. Select the USB device and navigate through the directory contents to find the executable (.efi)
5. Launch the executable and 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
Important Information
Dell highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.
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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 highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.