Upgrading firmware and BIOS without Windows/Redhat/Floppy

Simon Crute scrute at novell.com
Sun Oct 28 03:00:05 CDT 2007


Matt Domsch wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 27, 2007 at 07:01:03PM -0700, Mike Warren wrote:
> 
>>How would folks recommend upgrading the PERC 5/i firmware as well as the
>>BIOS on a PowerEdge 1950 that is running Ubuntu Linux?
>>
>>All the downloads I've seen on the Dell site are either for Redhat,
>>Windows or bootable floppy, none of which I have in this case.

Actually, this has just made me think, wouldn't it be great if
manufacturers produces a PXE image for buios updating as well as the
other routes ? It would be much easier to update any machine then.

So, how about it dell ?

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Simon Crute
IS&T
Bracknell
Novell UK Ltd



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