I enjoy being challenged by technology problems and am fortunate enough to get paid to solve them.If you are considering updating your BIOS it is strongly recommended that you first contact your dealer or system assembler for help and guidance.
The PE2650 we use as a development server was running BIOS version A20 and the latest BIOS version from Dell is A21.
The standard fixed claims for 486 and newer PCs are shown in the table below.
Additional IRQs may be claimed by USB controllers, network devices, video cards, and IDE/SCSI controllers.
Because of the newer version, it installs Free DOS rather than MS-DOS.
The other day I had attempted to use the Dell Linux BIOS upgrade utility on a Dell Poweredge 650 server however it wouldn’t run properly under Cent OS Linux but I decided to give it another shot on a Dell Poweredge 2650 and this time it worked without issue.beim Update meines Award-BIOS vom 9.12.97 mit 5TX3_21. Die Caches sind deaktiviert, ich bootete von der Update-Disk. je mehr partitionen, desto mehr konventioneller speicher wird verbraucht.