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Dell Server BIOS PowerEdge PE2900 Version 2.7.0

PowerEdge PE2900 BIOS Version 2.7.0

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes
- Updated Dual-Core Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processor 5100 series B2 Stepping Microcode (Patch ID=D2)
- Updated Dual-Core Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processor 5100 series G0 Stepping Microcode (Patch ID=BC)
- Updated Quad-Core Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processor 5300 series B3 Stepping Microcode (Patch ID=6B)
- Updated Quad-Core Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processor 5300 series G0 Stepping Microcode (Patch ID=BC)
- Updated Quad-Core Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processor 5400 series C0 Stepping Microcode (Patch ID=60F)
- Updated Quad-Core Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processor 5400 series E0 Stepping Microcode (Patch ID=A0B)
- Updated Dual-Core Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processor 5200 series C0 Stepping Microcode (Patch ID=60F)
- Updated Dual-Core Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processor 5200 series E0 Stepping Microcode (Patch ID=A0B)

Enhancements
- N/A

Version

Version 2.7.0, 2.7.0

Category

BIOS

Release date

24 Aug 2012

Last Updated

11 Dec 2013

Importance

Available formats

File Format: Rel-Notes-Text
File Name: PE2900-020700BIOS.txt
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 12.63 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:
76c65188815d683b1eb2e597af39dab2
SHA1:
Not available
SHA-256:
Not available
File Format: Floppy
File Name: PE2900-020700CBIOS.exe
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 673.93 KB
Format Description:
This file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, then double-click it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
23a21e33b23acb536831c91b480cb125
SHA1:
Not available
SHA-256:
Not available
File Format: Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name: PE2900_BIOS_WIN_2.7.0.EXE
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 5.52 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:
32f6796e6df843dcfcf9db51479d65b5
SHA1:
739ca6ac64f77a28892a67365b1ca17aca0036d1
SHA-256:
d6d13a5ef8665c3c260b4e2453563525a8f4c18912e637abaad483cd94478c20
File Format: GnuPG Signature for Linux Update Package
File Name: PE2900_BIOS_LX_2.7.0.BIN.sign
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 194 Bytes
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:
6a86d4c80087c457f1b872b9553a0933
SHA1:
f0c73fcc157a9ebba9413fa9778930e1b8740d2d
SHA-256:
42dc18b98a344e30ba08c38e089aef01c4db1385f7105d88c126d7ba04c1f02f
File Format: Non-Packaged
File Name: PE2900-020700C.exe
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 572.57 KB
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:
cf2fff226286e21284f06f39ffd014ab
SHA1:
Not available
SHA-256:
Not available
File Format: Update Package for Red Hat Linux
File Name: PE2900_BIOS_LX_2.7.0.BIN
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 3.86 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:
7452a355e45ee3269dfe08d221fdd59e
SHA1:
9951f2624479f700ca4bfe8f3b92ac513fad7ed4
SHA-256:
9bb97bd18ba6449e766bbbc6af7a3f369db6e4c1c5290d8924cceb749f190438

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Server BIOS 10G
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 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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