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uEFI Remote Mangement

Is there a sane method to set uEFI settings (for machines with no OS) from a remote machine? I've just spent hours for changing the boot order of a handful of machines. The extended boot up times for ...
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System fails to boot after successful LSI 9211-8i firmware update

So, here we go. I purchased a used LSI 9211-8i to use in my NAS. I installed the card, attached a few drives, booted the system, and everything looked OK. I'm using FreeNAS and there was a warning ...
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IBM TS 3310 upgrade firmware

Am I allowed to upgrade firmware (by self) for tape library IBM TS 3310 which service support contract has been finished?
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Copying Firmware to 3560X Switch Ends SSH Session & Erases File

I am simply trying to copy a new firmware file to a 3560X switch by connecting via SSH and copying it from a tftp server to the flash memory. The process commences, the transfer gets all the way to ...
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Configure DD-WRT / wireless router firmware online

Is there a way to configure firmware such as DD-WRT for a wireless router online or through a software program prior to loading it on the device? For example, let's say that I want to setup a ...
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On boot firmware request for intel GMA 3100 chipset timing out

I am currently in the process of installing a Gentoo linux box with a Vanilla 2.6.29-r5 kernel with gentoo-xen-kernel patches in order to run the Xen Hypervisor. After rebooting with the new kernel, ...
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HP Smart Array 6i upgrade firmware on Ubuntu

How can I upgrade the firmware of my HP Array controller 6i? can I upgrade using hpacucli? or any other CLI utility? The server that I want to upgrade is a HP Proliant DL360 G4 with Ubuntu Server. ...
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Dell R710 LifeCycle and iDRAC6 bad firmware flash

I have an R710 server that I need help with. Earlier today I wanted to update my BIOS and LifeCycle controller. I tried through the F10 System manager, but because my LifeCycle controller and iDRAC ...
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How to fix an aborted firmware upgrade on Cisco SLM2048

There is a Cisco SLM2048 switch and the last firmware upgrade aborted, now the switch doesn't work anymore. I can't access the switch. The only evidence is a blinking system LED. As the switch doesn't ...
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Updating OpenBoot PROM on Sun Fire v440

After i have updated ALOM firmware on Sun Fire v440, i decided to update OpenBoot PROM, but when i try to load the patch using boot disk /flash-update-SunFire440 i get: SILO Fatal Error: Multiple ...
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HighPoint RocketRAID 2740 passthrough

I'm currently extending my server and about to buy a HBA. I stumbled across the HighPoint RocketRAID 2740 which is quite cheap at the moment. I am going to extend an existing MDRaid + LVM ...
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“Firmware progress error” reported by blade in IBM BladeCenter S

I have a BladeCenter S with three blades installed. Two of my LS21 blades are reporting the following error in the web-based Advanced Management Module: (12/20/13 10:49:19) (LS21 2 Core 2K8) ...
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Windows utility list compatible devices with linux

I would like to known if some machine is compatible with the Linux kernel (if device modules are available) and which distribution is recommended (one that by default supply the required kernel and ...
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Primary and Backup Firmware corrupted on IBM x3100 M4

Both of my uefi firmwares on IBM x3100 M4 server are corrupted and I am unable to access setup or boot the server. Is there a way to access the IMM interface in this situation for updating the ...