================================================================================ Intel(R) Server Board S3420GPLX or S3420GPLC System Firmware Update Package for Intel(R) Deployment Assistant (3.5 or later), Intel(R) One Boot Flash Update Utility, The embedded EFI Shell, Windows* Preboot Execution Environment ================================================================================ Intel Enterprise Platform & Services Division - Marketing Intel Corporation 2111 N.E. 25th Avenue, Hillsboro, OR 97124 USA ================================================================================ DATE : Nov 16, 2010 TO : Intel(R) Server Board S3420GPLX or S3420GPLC customers SUBJECT : Release Notes for System Firmware Update Package ================================================================================ ABOUT THIS RELEASE ================================================================================ BIOS : S3420GP.86B.01.00.0047 BMC : v01.23 FRUSDR : 18 ================================================================================ SUPPORTED PLATFORMS and Dependency ================================================================================ Processor supported: Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processor 3400 Series Intel(R) Processor i3-500 series Intel(R) Pentium(R) Processor G6950 On-Board Component Option ROM Versions: N/A LSI SWRAID Oprom : ESRT2 A.09.08061549I Intel(R) Matrix RAID Oprom : 184.108.40.2063 IBMC Matrox VGA : VBE BIOS V3.8SL 82574L PXE Version : Intel(R) Boot Agent GE v1.3.24 82578DM PXE Version : Intel(R) Boot Agent GE v1.3.35 82578DM EEPROM Version : v3.1 82574L EEPROM Version : v1.0 Management Engine Firmware Version : 220.127.116.119 Dependency: Production boards with belowing minimum BIOS/BMC version: Product BIOS BMC FRUDSR S3420GPLX/LC S3420GP.86B.01.00.0022 01.10 12 ================================================================================ System Firmware Update Package Usage instructions ================================================================================ This package can be updated using one of the following methods: - The embedded EFI shell - Intel(R) Deployment Assistant - Windows* or Linux* operating system using Intel(R) One-boot Flash Update (OFU) v9.70 Build 10 or later) - Windows* Preboot Execution Environment (WinPE) To Update from the embedded EFI Shell update system firmware from Intel server EFI shell by the following steps: - Download Intel server system firmware update package from support.intel.com - Unzip package and copy all files to a folder in USB disk on key - Insert USB disk on key to server USB port - Reboot server to EFI shell - Run command "map -r" in EFI shell to mount USB disk on key - Run command "fs0:" to change folder to USB disk on key, USB key may also mount to fs1:. The number of "fs" is dependent on the result of command "map -r" - Change folder to the folder storing the firmware package - Run command "startup.nsh" to start firmware update process Please refer to "EFI_Instructions.pdf" in this firmware package for a quick guide to use the of EFI commands To Update from Intel(R) Deployment Assistant (IDA) The Intel(R) Deployment Assistant software is easy to use and is present on the "Intel(R) Server Deployment toolkit" CD shipped with the system. User can download the latest version IDA CD ISO image from support.intel.com To use the IDA CD to update the system firmware: - Boot server with IDA CD - Select "Get System Updates" - Choose one of the three options . From support.intel.com Automatically downloads the latest Firmware Update Package from Intel It requires Internet connection Enter your local IP address and proxy configuration Click "Next" to start the download and update process . From my network Download the latest Firmware Update Package from support.intel.com and copy it to a Windows* shared folder Enter your local IP address, the Windows* file server name, and a Windows user name and password Select the firmware package in pop-up window Click "Next" to start the update process . From USB Disk on Key or Hard Disk Download the latest Firmware Update Package from support.intel.com and copy it to a USB key, then insert the key into the server USB port Click "Browse" Select the firmware package in pop-up window Click "Next" to start the update process Note: The Firmware Update Package is in the ZIP file format. Do not unzip before copying to a Windows* shared folder or USB disk. To update from Windows* and Linux* or operating systems using the Intel(R) One Boot Flash Update Utility (OFU) Intel(R) One boot Flash Update utility can be downloaded from support.intel.com and it is part of the "BIOS, Firmware Update & Configuration Utilities" for Windows* and Linux*. Please refer to Intel OFU user guide about the details of installation and usage of OFU. Use OFU to update system firmware by the following steps: - Install OFU on Windows* or Linux* system - Download the latest firmware update package from support.intel.com - Unzip package to a folder - Run the following command in Windows* command line/Linux* terminal window: <OFU install folder name>:\flashupdt -u <package folder name>\flashupdt.cfg To update from Windows* Preboot Execution Environment (WinPE) The System Firmware Update Package can be inserted to Windows* PE customized image for creating a bootable Windows* PE CD. User is able to update system firmware from customized WinPE CD by the following steps: - Boot server with customized WinPE CD - Run script "WinPE21_x64_Update.bat" or "WinPE20_x86_Update.bat" (name may be varied depends on your own customization) Note: 1. Exception: The ME firmware update does not work in WinPE, OFU, or IDA. Please update the ME firmware only through the EFI shell. 2. The Intel(R) OFU utility is case sensitive. Therefore, when you transfer the Firmware Update Package using USB key from a Microsoft Windows* system to a Linux environment, you must first extract under the Linux* environment. Otherwise, you will need to mount the USB key manually with ¡°vfat¡± option under Linux to avoid conversion from upper case to lower case and vice versa. 3. In this SFUP package, Intel only provide batch file "WinPE20_x86_Update.bat" for WinPE2.0 32 bit solution as an example. Please refer to white paper "White Paper-Intel Server Utilities Procedure for WinPE.pdf" for details on building your own customized WinPE CD. 4. Windows PE 2.0 - built from Windows Vista SP1 32bit 5. Windows PE 2.1 - built from Windows Vista SP1 or Windows Server 2008, EM64T ================================================================================ BIOS Changes in release 47 ================================================================================ IMPORTANT Notice: - Please use EEUPDATE v18.104.22.168 or later version to update 82578's EEPROM - Intel(R) Core(TM) Processor i3 series must work with Ignition ME FW 22.214.171.1245 or later version. - Please clear CMOS after BIOS update to activate ME-FW 1185 or later version if the onboard ME version is before 126.96.36.1995. - Please use Iflash32 version 2.6 build 15 or later version to support Microsoft* OEM Activation 2.0 process. Added: - Added: Software RAID OPROM update Fixed: - Fixed: Processor frequency incorrect when EIST disable and HT enable in BIOS - Fixed: PCI slot location shows incorrect - Fixed: Pass-through DMA support option still appear when populate non VT-D processor - Fixed: 3rd party utility can not display the boot order tab. ================================================================================ Integrated BMC Changes in release 01.23 ================================================================================ Added: - Add AMI USB fix package. - Add fix based on KVM disconnect feature. Fixed: - Get System Restart Cause command respond incorrect value. - In remote console screen showed garbage with RHEL5U4 64bit OS. - Command response incorrect value when shutdown OS via press FP button. - The Web display abnormally after click savebutton in Network page. - Status bits error in get sensor reading response after Run Init Agent completed. - Boot flags cannot be cleared after Ctrl+Alt+Del combination. - Memory leak after launch/close KVM session. - It prompt error message when surf the EWS with an added user. - Get BMC Data Region Read command response date not correct. - System can not power on after clear SDR repository. - KVM mouse Calibration disable and mouse cursor do not work. ================================================================================ FRUSDR changes in release 18 ================================================================================ Added: - Added: Update the other chassis name - Added: Updated the "P1 Therm Ctrl %" sensor threshold - Added: Renamed "Other Chassis" to "Other Full Speed" - Added: "Other Workstation" tab - Added: "Other Acc Server" tab - Added: "Other Perf Server" tab - Added: Updated Normal Control Value from 20 to 25 for domain 0 in tab Other Workstation, Other Acc Server and Other Perf Server ================================================================================ LEGAL INFORMATION ================================================================================ Information in this document is provided in connection with Intel products. No license, express or implied, by estoppel or otherwise, to any intellectual property rights is granted by this document. Except as provided in Intel's Terms and Conditions of Sale for such products, Intel assumes no liability whatsoever, and Intel disclaims any express or implied warranty, relating to sale and/or use of Intel products including liability or warranties relating to fitness for a particular purpose, merchantability, or infringement of any patent, copyright or other intellectual property right. Intel Corporation may have patents or pending patent applications, trademarks, copyrights, or other intellectual property rights that relate to the presented subject matter. The furnishing of documents and other materials and information does not provide any license, express or implied, by estoppel or otherwise, to any such patents, trademarks, copyrights, or other intellectual property rights. Intel products are not intended for use in medical, life saving, or life sustaining applications. Intel may make changes to specifications and product descriptions at any time, without notice. Intel is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation. *Other names and brands are the property of their respective owners. Copyright (c) 2010 Intel Corporation. A portion of this firmware is open source code. You can download a tarball of this open source code at the following public Intel site: http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&DwnldID=17649&lang=eng This open source code falls under the GPL 2.0 license, please see the license at the following link: http://www.opensource.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.php [END OF RELEASE NOTES]Download Driver Pack
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