Driver Details

Dell Server PowerEdge BIOS M620 Version 2.5.4

PowerEdge M620 BIOS Version 2.5.4

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes
- Corrected an issue where on some platforms iDRAC was intermittently receiving invalid power values from ME and would store them as extremely high values under historical peak values.
- Removed F1/F2 prompt at the end of the POST when keyboard is not detected.

Version

Version 2.5.4, 2.5.4

Category

BIOS

Release date

09 Feb 2016

Last Updated

15 Feb 2016

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:M620-020504.efi
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 8 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:
071f545cdba6fe008123e9910920017e
SHA1:
25bbfb3ac484e6566fc8487f30c4bf0bece6ccbe
SHA-256:
f2a36b527f2b3658833064aa324ed488c18d00d3911f164751254f1499a80754
File Format:GnuPG Signature for Linux Update Package
File Name:BIOS_3WCCK_LN_2.5.4.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:
206bc960ff9d2509698790dd07cce55a
SHA1:
6cde2f4cfac6f5bbc8bbb76e995f0b4cd993a09d
SHA-256:
992ca1b3acfe69a68fa2ba515faf23081727478c9702f71baeb55528b1206387
File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows® 64-Bit.
File Name:BIOS_3WCCK_WN64_2.5.4.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 21 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:
24bb047b65a06efacb1dd6cde9e7d650
SHA1:
cce09db9d8a02ca049f3d004fc874c2a12e4dea7
SHA-256:
d955ac532a5c307bec9976477243ff403ad4e597897a8b8499723e69cc9909e0
File Format:Non-Packaged
File Name:M620-020504.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 3 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:
f05db67e26f5872f18229d9edfb1de1d
SHA1:
a40ba712abfbf739846b99e3f358f53e68f3a1c6
SHA-256:
7cb386a493c39385852b85f04482364127627bf4d226aff8125550154640f672
File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:BIOS_3WCCK_WN32_2.5.4.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 14 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:
ce27282b608461fb80453a9c7e54d359
SHA1:
ef759883160b16d2646d7b6b50359e94c450f5d7
SHA-256:
244d2e874c963cf4c7e1b330864d999bde33ba637edcc0cbaf51c61fed9b60d8
File Format:Rel-Notes-PDF
File Name:M620_BIOS_02_05_04_Release_Notes.pdf
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 94 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:
4644ceb466e73faef64eb8e39e536918
SHA1:
a6d564b1e7978ed2f865d6dc37c21f53bd8ccf7b
SHA-256:
613f104a63ebed48ef3a5c761a00abd80a24f4bf38d828a897587d439895d09c
File Format:Update Package for Red Hat Linux
File Name:BIOS_3WCCK_LN_2.5.4.BIN
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 78 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:
6281cc7570a9e8ae399f689c7e9bc973
SHA1:
7c65b7b9c64e146d341365f7b35823ca9c919939
SHA-256:
30af48c14d3830a96b874ae4cd9ad9bd0ab7e5e69087c7294837d3d8b0afe3ea

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

Applies to
N/A
Server BIOS 12G
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
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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).