Dell Server BIOS PowerEdge T320 Version 2.3.3

PowerEdge T320 BIOS Version 2.3.3

Fixes & Enhancements

Enhancements
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* Updated Intel processor and memory reference codes to Rev V2.00.00.05.
* Updated Intel chipset configuration compliant with latest BIOS specification updates Rev (2.0.7).
* Updated iDRAC HII configurator UEFI driver to v1.60.60.02.
- In the iDRAC Settings Utility, on the iDRAC Settings page, the name OS to iDRAC Pass Through is changed to Communications Permissions.
* Set Mellanox PCIe devices Max_Read_Request_Size as 4096 bytes to improve performance.

Fixes
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* Corrected an issue where L1 Cache Operational Mode is reported incorrectly as Write-Through in SMBIOS. All L1/L2/L3 should be Write-Back .
* Corrected an issue where BIOS cannot read Extended PCIe Capabilities on devices other than CPU1 using UEFI interfaces.
* Corrected an issue in the IHV SCT test where the responses to the invalid passing parameters are incorrect.
* Corrected an issue in System Setup where the system was truncating device names in the Device Settings page when Console Redirection was active.
* Corrected BIOS/iDRAC Console Redirection interface issue that could change BIOS Setup settings to defaults.

Version

Version 2.3.3, 2.3.3

Category

BIOS

Release date

15 Oct 2014

Last Updated

15 Oct 2014

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:T320_BIOS_97JTR_WN32_2.3.3.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 15 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:
45852c1f5ffeb924b4e7af48a1fc48ec
SHA1:
cecb3ab0df5d7298cac96f71fb5a59e533c4310d
SHA-256:
1534ac7d5471471084fd0d1d96b555d53928fd7fee50a32cc83c60c2b74feb00
File Format:GnuPG Signature for Linux Update Package
File Name:T320_BIOS_97JTR_LN_2.3.3.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:
290ab2f8c8b8b2f5935399f10ceb44f5
SHA1:
ee9a38d6181a4e2028a012e42ae2d3750f878936
SHA-256:
60901cfcf6c77661d4ac37324d80ea63a8706b77b16e5771f9442c0bced7be1c
File Format:Update Package for Red Hat Linux
File Name:T320_BIOS_97JTR_LN_2.3.3.BIN
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 15 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:
e8d94fec418b3aef1598392f9947b61c
SHA1:
2d54a3130b2dc418c03688ec325330772643a104
SHA-256:
28a0e016002d5ed67509cdca8ed77c301d4aec355468fe940253bcc4a3a21c15
File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:T320_BIOS_02_03_03_Release_Notes.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 16 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:
73878d8aafdd54b21147ae4f9011eeaf
SHA1:
f08cfcb6325407c1e8c1b830f9a502932322a287
SHA-256:
0bb087b679c1ce382a4d5ce8848e7287c1f48b4494faf8b7415fb87c03827a92
File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows® 64-Bit.
File Name:T320_BIOS_97JTR_WN64_2.3.3.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 23 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:
c358ba9e2132f3851679a89561567d2e
SHA1:
e21c97dba7aa5acf744e4149a6d9caa64be50c19
SHA-256:
8ccfbe1e5eeec71dde7a1b680a8f7831fb39e5c433bb573f9e2eab9a832c093f
File Format:Non-Packaged
File Name:T320-020303C.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:
3ed61734f859338509b9f8c88aad8544
SHA1:
fc5d43591649fe65348c09d16f620ff8bd90c239
SHA-256:
0de2d66c6845ec55d86fc56c4040013cc600e9f33ddc724f9910e7ba7ca2aec6
File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:T320-020303C.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:
9dec8aee73f9433a99de00ef28d85ace
SHA1:
d7fde92119b6db85972abf461f539e6e908f077e
SHA-256:
2dac715bfe02695376ca965f2e3c1ad1120d8f1b1a84a110d923d3b254979d74
File Format:Rel-Notes-PDF
File Name:T320_BIOS_02_03_03_Release_Notes.pdf
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 91 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:
d90648420aff0ac3bee6bd85fcfa888d
SHA1:
08961ce7bee2cf1e61c101d2df24ef7b2d46b830
SHA-256:
4f47a9b012a132e2e3da1edf7d85357fc745bf67c60afb62d730846a07b35a18

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

Applies to
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" linkto 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 bythe 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).