dell 2850 etch firmware updates

L.P.H. van Belle belle at bazuin.nl
Wed Oct 17 05:34:33 CDT 2007


Hi, 

Im running debian etch 32Bit.

Louis
 

>-----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
>Van: Andrew Reid [mailto:AndrewReid at eastlink.ca] 
>Verzonden: woensdag 17 oktober 2007 12:32
>Aan: L.P.H. van Belle
>CC: linux-poweredge at dell.com; Matt_Domsch at dell.com
>Onderwerp: Re: dell 2850 etch firmware updates
>
>L.P.H. van Belle wrote:
>> i think you frogot to load the module dell_rbu 
>> aka modprobe dell_rbu 
>> lsmod | grep dell 
>> and see if its loaded. 
>> 
>> worked for me. 
>> 
>> Louis
>>  
>> 
>> 
>
>No, it was loaded, lsmod shows it there, I just didn't mention that I 
>had loaded it.
>
>Are you running 64 bit or 32 bit ???
>
>It seems that it is actually the program dellBiosUpdate which does not 
>like the .hdr file, I don't even have to try to update the 
>firmware and 
>it complains (see below)
>
>
>
>
>#lsmod | grep dell
>dell_rbu               11168  0
>
>
>
>
>
>#dellBiosUpdate -i -f bios.hdr
>file: bios.hdr
>HeaderId: $RBU
>Header Length: 84
>Header Major Ver: 2
>Header Minor Ver: 0
>Num Systems: 5
>Version: 
>*****
>***** This is a very strange version number ****
>*****
>
>Quick Check: Copyright 2007 Dell Inc.
>System ID List: 0x01b1 0x01b2 0x01b3 0x01b8 0x01fb
>
>
>
>
>
>#dellBiosUpdate -t -f bios.hdr
>WARNING: BIOS HDR file BIOS version appears to be less than or 
>equal to 
>current BIOS version.
>          This may result in bad things happening!
>          Exiting...
>



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