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Upgrade Dell Poweredge T300 Firmware

Hi,

I have a Dell Poweredge T300 windows 2008 R2, Sp2 server. i need to update firmware (updated BIOS, adapter already). There are many options under the  Dell website and I am not sure which one I need to choose. If I pick the wrong one it would corrupt the OS.

Can someone please tell me?

Thanks in advance!
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Shawyen
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PowerEdgeTechIT ConsultantCommented:
Picking the wrong one won't corrupt the OS - it simply won't run.

You can use the SBUU (Systems Build and Update Utility) and SUU (Server Updates Utility) combination - boot to SBUU, select Update Firmware, then insert SUU when prompted for the updates repository.

Or you can use Repository Manager, sync with Dell.com, select Linux packages for firmware, then Export to Bootable ISO, boot to it and let it do its thing.

http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/04/Drivers/DriversDetails?driverId=732C1
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Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
If I pick the wrong one it would corrupt the OS.

actually if the server model doesn't match it will tell you and stop

Dell Server BIOS PowerEdge T300 Version 1.5.2
http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/04/Drivers/DriversDetails?driverId=K82X8

second from the bottom; update package for microsoft windows (applies to all downloads)

for the raid adapter, which one do you have - 6/i or 6/e ?
here are links for both

Dell PERC 6/E Adapter Firmware Update
http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/04/Drivers/DriversDetails?driverId=3H5G8

Dell PERC 6/i Adapter Firmware, v.6.3.1-0003, A14
http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/04/Drivers/DriversDetails?driverId=392W6
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ShawyenAuthor Commented:
Got it! Thanks so much!
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ShawyenAuthor Commented:
I still cannot find 64bit for perc 6/i for some reason.
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PowerEdgeTechIT ConsultantCommented:
What can't you find?
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ShawyenAuthor Commented:
Dell Open Manage Administrator tells me that the current version of firmware is 6.2.0-0013. The latest version is 6.3.3-0002. I can not find anywhere i can download the latest version. I went to Dell website for this model and all they have is 32bit (not sure what version it is) but no 64bit.

Appreciate you are still helping me!
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