Intel® Server Board S2600WF Family BIOS and Firmware Update Package for UEFI

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9/30/2019

Introduction

This download record contains the BIOS and firmware update package for the Intel® Server Board S2600WF Family for UEFI. (02.01.0009), read firmware dependencies in requirements section.

Available Downloads

  • OS Independent
  • Size: 29.7 MB
  • SHA1: 40EB7A11D87EFBBE0E34A41862759AD018A2F316

Detailed Description

Attention:

Do NOT use this Software Update Package (SUP) if the system is an Intel® Data Center Block for Nutanix Enterprise Cloud, the said system relies on Nutanix’s* Prism Life Cycle Manager for any firmware updates. For more information, visit Nutanix* Life Cycle Manager page. For a list of hardware and firmware compatibility, visit the Nutanix* Hardware and Firmware compatibility page.

Firmware requirements
To update the system firmware stack to the versions included in this update package, the currently loaded system firmware stack on the system must meet the following:

  • System BIOS - 02.01.0008
  • ME Firmware - 04.01.04.251
  • BMC Firmware - 1.93.870cf4f0
  • FRUSDR - 1.93

Failure to get to the required firmware stack, may cause unexpected results.

Overview

This download record contains the BIOS and firmware update package for the Intel® Server Board S2600WF Family and appropriate Intel® Server System R1000WF Family and Intel® Server System R2000WF Family—for use with Intel's technology-embedded Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) shell.

Purpose

This Firmware Update Package supports 1st and 2nd generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processor families

This update package includes the following production-level system firmware updates, including the FW 01.02.00.5395 for Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory. If you received your Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory DIMMs with a different FW, install this one following the general installation procedure below:

  • System BIOS - 02.01.0009
  • ME Firmware - 04.01.04.323
  • BMC Firmware - 2.22.59c3b83a
  • FRUSDR - 1.96
  • Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory Firmware (DCPMM) - 01.02.00.5395

General installation procedure

  1. Unzip the contents of the update package and copy all files to the root directory of a removable media (USB flash drive).
  2. Insert the USB flash drive to any available USB port on the system to be updated.
  3. Power on the server and load the UEFI shell.
  4. Begin the update process by running the Startup.nsh.
  5. Reboot the system after the update process has successfully completed.
  6. If Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory is installed, run Startup.nsh a second time after the first reboot to upgrade Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory Firmware.

To see firmware updates and troubleshooting tips

Additional notes

  • Refer first to the release notes and readme and update instructions files for detailed information on installation instructions, supported hardware, what is new, bug fixes, and known issues before starting the firmware update.
  • Click the link Read Me (pdf) as below to download the BIOS update instructions tutorial in Simplified Chinese.
  • This package contains BIOS recovery files. Refer to the BIOS recovery instructions in the BIOS release notes in this package.
  • Refer to the following P1 Operating System Installation Guides to work around the P2A ASPEED driver issue:
    • RHEL73_InstallationGuide_Rev1.00
    • SLES12_InstallationGuide_Rev1.00
    • WinSrv16_InstallationGuide_Rev1.00