Dell EMC Boot Optimized Server Storage-S1 User's Guide

Firmware update using Windows

Following are the steps to update the firmware using the BOSS-S1 command line interface.
  1. Download the SAS-RAID_Firmware_xxxxx_UEFI_Axx.zip from www.dell.com/support/home and extract the zip file.
  2. Open the vs2015/windows folder. Example: C:\Desktop\mvsetup.xxxxx_Axx\windows\x64\cli
  3. Copy the firmware image binary from the SAS-RAID_Firmware_xxxxx_UEFI_Axx.zip folder to the directory where CLI file is located. Overwrite any existing files.
    NOTE: BOSS-S1 supports multiple sub device ID. Locate the correct sub device ID which is available in the iDRAC, BOSS-S1 HII, and BOSS-S1 OS CLI (Info -o hba).
    Table 1. Supported SubDevice IDTable shows the supported SubDevice ID
    SubDevice IDFirmware Binary Link
    1FD6 (Monolithic)ImageA1_1FD6.bin
    1FE2 (Monolithic)ImageA1_1FE2.bin
    1FDF (Modular)ImageA1.bin
  4. Run mvsetup.exe.
  5. To flash the firmware, run the command flash –a update –f ImageA1_xxxx.bin –t raw in the CLI shell.
  6. Exit and reboot the system, and verify the firmware version.
    NOTE: Administrator privileges for Windows and Root/Sudo for Linux are recommended.

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