Critical Dell BIOS Update

Michael E Brown Michael_E_Brown at dell.com
Mon Apr 16 18:00:23 CDT 2007


On Tue, Apr 17, 2007 at 12:27:06AM +0200, sebastien COUPPEY wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 16, 2007 at 02:37:40PM -0500, Michael E Brown wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 16, 2007 at 09:41:17AM +0200, sebastien COUPPEY wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > > 
> > > Is there any liveBoot CD which will update all the not up to date
> > > firmware on the server ?
> > 
> > fwupdate.com has online bios update using firmware-tools. All these BIOS
> > are available.
> 
> 
> Unfortunately I did a test on the only available server at the moment a PE1955 
> with Debian ETCH. Install with a 64bits distrib.
> 
> I first installed the missing packages :
> 
>  procmail --- for lockfile
>  IA32 emu --- for libsdtc++5 because the .bin didn t find the 64bits
>  version.
> 
> Then I installed the sara packages.
> 
> Then I ran the script again with success, also the update. 

Huh? You didnt get this from fwupdate.com, I'm guessing.

I'm working on debian packages for firmware-tools and
firmware-addon-dell, and deb conversions of the fwupdate.com bios
images. These should be posted within a few weeks.
--
Michael



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