Dell Server BIOS PowerEdge T320 Version 2.0.21

PowerEdge T320 BIOS Version 2.0.21

Fixes & Enhancements

What's New
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* Added support for Intel Xeon E5-2400 V2 family of processors.
* Added support for Windows 2012 R2.
* Updated Intel chipset configuration compliant with latest BIOS specification Updates Rev 2.0.4.
* Updated Intel Xeon processor E5-2400 V2 product family microcode to 416.
* Updated Intel Management Engine (ME) binary to Rev 2.1.5. 0x87. Corrected an issue where throttling may be enforced, even after power cap restrictions are removed, if a system was under load during a warm reboot.
* Updated iDRAC HII configurator UEFI driver to v1.50.50.21:
- On the basis of functionality, reordered the links on the iDRAC Settings page.
- Updated the System Event Log page with a link to display the system event log messages.
- Updated the Reset iDRAC configuration to defaults page to dynamically refresh the percentage completion status of configuration.
- Updated the OS to iDRAC Pass Through page with an additional setting for USB NIC.
- Updated the online help content related to Thermal.

Fixes
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Corrected the behavior of Dell Fault Resilient Mode to match with that of Mirror Mode when the DIMM population order does not support RAS features.

Version

Version 2.0.21, 2.0.21

Category

BIOS

Release date

26 Nov 2013

Last Updated

26 Nov 2013

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:T320_BIOS 02 00 21 Release Notes.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 11 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:
4c5d8f186c70e5c82095c9d9acef8dae
SHA1:
a5a4bf46f146758c73a19acadece44ee77406c97
SHA-256:
90aaf96f6f38b1419572d5b36cef6f95c7515abe35fca59c2302132ee4ec7140
File Format:Rel-Notes-PDF
File Name:T320_BIOS 02 00 21 Release Notes.pdf
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 238 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:
e90486ad4353b304b8e2eff64b839f79
SHA1:
578a8e6476d507cc675cad9c864eaab8c3a9ad41
SHA-256:
5a1314e967c264879ef90ceaef0f87b42f62bd6149d479689bad4538c3af4c9b
File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows® 64-Bit.
File Name:T320_BIOS_TJHY8_WN64_2.0.21.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 20 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:
f538debf87766b92b64ad4e3cac31700
SHA1:
f3e1bddf166656a065cb6c79d1177618f083ac13
SHA-256:
df08bfd4d6cce9839142e4ca4b1ff9df67f3c2817999a6ca989d7fa1bc5ad30e
File Format:GnuPG Signature for Linux Update Package
File Name:T320_BIOS_TJHY8_LN_2.0.21.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:
1af9686d45e29d26376d9f75e6922a89
SHA1:
7543e368a0c946a7d3ca953a4cfce53a067c3a25
SHA-256:
c74f64eeb907d05fff2fd8d5849315d717c40515c89f2ef8f22aa75316162917
File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:T320_BIOS_TJHY8_WN32_2.0.21.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 13 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:
fa0208cdcff08973927506098ba1c49d
SHA1:
bf4f8c1295ed664394705f28fc18fb3e6dfe0532
SHA-256:
527bf47827c469b9ef986baedea0b70b80e5d4d9d5acef079f0e52419aa3cf41
File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:T320-020021C.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:
7cabf526d915533d2c40d38a0babd648
SHA1:
14ae9ec3beaecd3fe92f8ef39fd6085792fe6395
SHA-256:
b662743a5133d06c3b30e61fc2136acfb0d56d1c0f0e4807e4b9442945d9e02c
File Format:Update Package for Red Hat Linux
File Name:T320_BIOS_TJHY8_LN_2.0.21.BIN
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 10 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:
26b2e0a19d5612899039ce0f4ab10863
SHA1:
647caedf36d641decd27b1b7afd56a4206512aad
SHA-256:
0c0999517e9127b29fbfcf52774940892871cb0dcacbd980195c2e79794ef47b
File Format:Non-Packaged
File Name:T320-020021C.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:
99f08a76e1bed28e7de4aca20c0378cf
SHA1:
da5f22788ecbe2dcc5b80ebc95245bce9d87b243
SHA-256:
73d4a6c9d8f73d38d57873ad923d6a6f662475d2686ac0d6fe1c1017cf632c4a

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
Important Information
Back-flashing to BIOS versions earlier than 2.0.21 is not allowed if Intel Xeon E5-2400 V2 family processors are installed.
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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).