The company I work for recently got hands on a batch of second hand PowerEdge SC1425 machines. We'd like to put these to good use. Our operating system of choice is Ubuntu Server 10.04 64-bit, which installs just peachy on this type of machine.
Now I'd like to install the firmware updates from Dell, which are apparently marked as recommended. This includes the updates for the BIOS, the BMC, and possibly some other hardware.
I find it incredibly difficult to locate the files on the Dell website, and install any of them on an Ubuntu system:
- I downloaded the file
- I believe I've read that the SUU DVD should be able to update any recent PowerEdge. Is this correct?
- Is this the latest version? Besides the version number, does
A01have any meaning?
- Is this image bootable? (At the moment, I just nosed around with a loop device mount.)
/bin/bash ./suufrom the DVD, I get:
# /bin/bash ./suu ./suu: line 262: ./java/linux/i386/bin/java: No such file or directory
The file exists and is executable, though. But I cannot execute it directly from the shell either.