Driver Details

Dell OS Driver Pack

OS Driver Pack for PowerEdge 13G servers. This driver pack contains applicable storage, NIC, and video drivers to support OS installation using Unified Server Configurator - Lifecycle Controller Enabled.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes:
- N/A

Enhancements:
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.8 x86_64 OS support added.
- Microsoft Windows Server 2016 OS support added.

Version

Version 16.08.21, A00

Category

Drivers for OS Deployment

Release date

13 Oct 2016

Last Updated

19 Feb 2018

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:Drivers-for-OS-Deployment_Application_3G38R_WN32_16.08.21_A00_01.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 134 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:
585a10ba8da03b985c1bac58ea5d9fc9
SHA1:
ed19a27082a2dc3df2073ce7c213669a47c123be
SHA-256:
16695e80f0f64530f2ce6e7009fdfd853efebc2fb5a4d89ebf374394842b6332
File Format:Update Package for Red Hat Linux
File Name:Drivers-for-OS-Deployment_Application_3G38R_LN_16.08.21_A00_01.BIN
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 161 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:
423620921554f31ae2f16dfcf246109e
SHA1:
f6e408c6f03201fdfc97079dc1bae63b5b213ecb
SHA-256:
baf5222dcb8acf4dbd2ab683712e02f01d0a669334b0c71a515a8a2dbdc71de7
File Format:GnuPG Signature for Linux Update Package
File Name:Drivers-for-OS-Deployment_Application_3G38R_LN_16.08.21_A00_01.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:
eb56bffff6d37d9bde95b4e48a442b45
SHA1:
a38baae69f552e2f04c1b26dcc32e9ccfe18dc27
SHA-256:
34dd4365ff48373597a7f08c170101dcbcceca716b0ad5c122c9f31caf27d248
File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows® 64-Bit.
File Name:Drivers-for-OS-Deployment_Application_3G38R_WN64_16.08.21_A00_01.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 139 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:
bec5d53dae16e90372fbf914db8d0d8f
SHA1:
d89ffef37384875b1afa78f1d703b8f288897b0f
SHA-256:
56e28f85db63521e95a25bc8fa4ad78d310f7a302cc5128779ef5499803adf41

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

Applies to
OS Drivers Pack
Installation instructions
Dell Update Package Instructions for Driver Pack
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 Driver Pack using Lifecycle Controller.

1. Copy the file to a USB device
2. Plug in the USB device and enter in to Platform Update
3. Select the USB device and navigate through the directory contents to find the executable
4. Launch the executable and follow the instructions provided.
Important Information
August 2016 Block Windows and Linux OS Drivers for the Deployment of Server OS via Lifecycle controller
Supported OS list :
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.8 x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 x86_64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 x86_64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 x86_64
VMware ESXi
Citrix Xen Server

NOTE:
1. If you select VMware ESXi,Citrix XenServer, or select the Any Other Operating System option, make sure that you prepare the drivers required for installing these operating systems because the drivers not available.

2. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 x86_64 and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 x86_64 cannot be installed using LC Driver Pack (OOB drivers) by enabling Secure boot mode, because OOB drivers are not signed for secure boot. Please disable secure boot option in BIOS while installing the OS using LC (OOB drivers).

3. Windows 2008 R2 SP1 OS doesn't carry drivers for BROADCOM CORPORATION: NetXtreme-E Ethernet adapters, family 20.2 and Mellanox CX4-LX 25G/10G - 2P BaseT Card.

4. During Windows2008 R2 SP1 OS installation for (Emulex Cards driver) we may face signing issue (SHA-2support) In such cases 1. We need to inject the KB file KB3033929 to OS before we start the OS installation (or)
2 .Install OS , In F8 option Disable Signature Verification and Boot to OS. After Booting ,OS installs the KB file.

5. NVMe PCIe SSD is not supported as a boot device in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6,SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Microsoft Windows Server 2012, or VMware.

6. Windows Server 2016 OS 1. Download the latest PowerEdge RAID Controller (PERC) driver and Install it manually to update latest Version. 2. May not carry all driver except chipset, PERC and S/w RAID as OOB.

7. Duplicate Friendly name of network card in Windows Server 2008 R2 and 2012: Download and install the HOT-FIX from Microsoft support before installing Dell EmulexDrivers , to avoid the duplicate friendly name of network adapters displayed in windows ( Knowledge Base Article number 2846340 in Microsoft support) Not Applicable to Windows Server 2016

8. RHEL 6.8 OS error - After installing RHEL6.8 Operating system, It may pop up an error like OS would not install/update the drivers from Driver Pack. To avoid such issues, Please pass the kernel boot parameter - linux dd - before starting the Installation to use the Driver disk and install/update drivers.

9. RHEL 7.2 OS error: After installing RHEL 7.2 Operating system, in some one spark systems(Seaspray, Bombshell, Ratchet)It may pop up an error like OS would not install/update the drivers from Driver Pack.To avoid such issues, Please pass the kernel boot parameter "inst.dd=LABEL=OEMDRV" before starting the Installation to use the Driver disk and install/update drivers.

10.Windows 2012R2OS will not carry OOB driver Mellanox ConnectX-3 and ConnectX-3 Pro Ethernet adapters.

11. RHEL 6.8 will carry only PERC driver as OOB driver , rest will be inbox or customer has download from the vendor support site.

12. SELS 12 and RHEL 7.2 does not carry OOB driver for SAMSUNG: Dell PowerEdge Express Flash NVMe PCIe SSD.

13.For Windows2008 R2 SP1 , need to enable the Legacy boot option and disable all the other cards except PERC and Integrated NIC to install the OS successfully because if we have the maximum configurations we may face the scratch space issue.
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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 the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.