Critical Dell BIOS Update

Vincent Janelle Vincent.Janelle at
Mon Apr 16 12:38:35 CDT 2007

Intel doesn't release information on the microcode updates.

Typically these are also applied (at least by redhat) via an init script
from linux.

-----Original Message-----
From: linux-poweredge-bounces at
[mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces at] On Behalf Of Kilian CAVALOTTI
Sent: Monday, April 16, 2007 10:30 AM
To: linux-poweredge at
Subject: Re: Critical Dell BIOS Update

Hi all,

On Sunday 15 April 2007 10:56:40 pm Irwan Hadi wrote:
> This is what the changelog says:

> * Updated Quad-Core Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processor 5300 series B3 Stepping
>   Microcode (Patch ID=66)
> * Updated Dual-Core Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processor 5100 series B2 Stepping
>   Microcode (Patch ID=C6)

Does anybody have an idea where one can find details about those
patches? I've looked through the Intel website without finding anything.


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