Broadcom (R) NetXtreme II (TM) Firmware Update Package v2.1.0a (DOS Bootable Diskette 1/2) - IBM BladeCenter and System x



Change history

Recommendation: Suggested

Version 2.1.0a, June 10, 2009

This package was modified to include firmware changes for the 1936, 3808, 3809, 3815,
3817, 3821, 3822, 4198, 4199, 7141, 7144, 7233, 7234, 7836, 7837, 7839, 7870, 7901,
7902, 7946, 7947, 39Y6066, 42C1780, 42C1781, 44W4475, 44W4479 and 44X1940. These are
the only changes from version 2.0.9h to 2.1.0a.


This package updates the Broadcom firmware for the following items:

NetXtreme II Servers
Product Initial Release Current Release Change History File
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1885 Boot code 1.8.2 Boot code 4.6.0 BCM5708s.chg
IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI-BCM5706_5706s_5708_5708s.chg
UMP code 1.1.4 UMP code 1.1.9 UMP-BCM5706s_5708_5708s.chg
1913 Boot code 1.8.1 Boot code 4.6.0 BCM5708.chg
IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI-BCM5706_5706s_5708_5708s.chg
1914 Boot code 1.8.2 Boot code 4.6.0 BCM5708.chg
IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI-BCM5706_5706s_5708_5708s.chg
1915 Boot code 1.9.6 Boot code 4.6.0 BCM5708s.chg
IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI-BCM5706_5706s_5708_5708s.chg
UMP code 1.1.7 UMP code 1.1.9 UMP-BCM5706s_5708_5708s.chg
1936 Boot code 4.6.4 Boot code 4.6.7 BCM5709s.chg
NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI-NX2.chg
3808 Boot code 4.6.4 Boot code 4.6.7 BCM5709.chg
NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI-NX2.chg
3809 Boot code 4.6.4 Boot code 4.6.7 BCM5709.chg
NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI-NX2.chg
3815 Boot code 4.6.4 Boot code 4.6.7 BCM5709.chg
NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI-NX2.chg
3817 Boot code 4.6.4 Boot code 4.6.7 BCM5709.chg
NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI-NX2.chg
3821 Boot code 4.6.4 Boot code 4.6.7 BCM5709.chg
NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI-NX2.chg
3822 Boot code 4.6.4 Boot code 4.6.7 BCM5709.chg
NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI-NX2.chg
4198 Boot code 4.6.4 Boot code 4.6.7 BCM5709.chg
NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI-NX2.chg
4199 Boot code 4.6.4 Boot code 4.6.7 BCM5709.chg
NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI-NX2.chg
7141 Boot code 3.7.0 Boot code 4.6.7 BCM5709.chg
IPMI code 0.1.13 IPMI code 0.1.18 IPMI-BCM5709_5709s.chg
7144 Boot code 3.7.0 Boot code 4.6.7 BCM5709.chg
IPMI code 0.1.13 IPMI code 0.1.18 IPMI-BCM5709_5709s.chg
7163 Boot code 4.0.2 Boot code 4.6.0 BCM5708.chg
IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI-BCM5706_5706s_5708_5708s.chg
7233 Boot code 4.4.10 Boot code 4.6.7 BCM5709.chg
IPMI code 0.1.16 IPMI code 0.1.18 IPMI-BCM5709_5709s.chg
7234 Boot code 4.4.10 Boot code 4.6.7 BCM5709.chg
IPMI code 0.1.16 IPMI code 0.1.18 IPMI-BCM5709_5709s.chg
7836 Boot code 4.6.4 Boot code 4.6.7 BCM5709.chg
NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI-NX2.chg
7837 Boot code 4.6.4 Boot code 4.6.7 BCM5709.chg
NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI-NX2.chg
7839 Boot code 4.6.4 Boot code 4.6.7 BCM5709.chg
NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI-NX2.chg
7870 Boot code 4.6.4 Boot code 4.6.7 BCM5709s.chg
NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI-NX2.chg
7901 Boot code 4.4.14 Boot code 4.6.7 BCM5709s.chg
IPMI code 0.1.17 IPMI code 0.1.18 IPMI-BCM5709_5709s.chg
UMP code 1.0.4 UMP code 1.0.6 UMP-BCM5709s.chg
7902 Boot code 4.4.14 Boot code 4.6.7 BCM5709s.chg
IPMI code 0.1.17 IPMI code 0.1.18 IPMI-BCM5709_5709s.chg
UMP code 1.0.4 UMP code 1.0.6 UMP-BCM5709s.chg
7940 Boot code 4.0.3 Boot code 4.6.1 BCM5706.chg
IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI-BCM5706_5706s_5708_5708s.chg
7941 Boot code 4.0.3 Boot code 4.6.1 BCM5706.chg
IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI-BCM5706_5706s_5708_5708s.chg
7943 Boot code 4.0.2 Boot code 4.6.1 BCM5706.chg
IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI-BCM5706_5706s_5708_5708s.chg
7946 Boot code 4.6.4 Boot code 4.6.7 BCM5709.chg
NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI-NX2.chg
7947 Boot code 4.6.4 Boot code 4.6.7 BCM5709.chg
NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI-NX2.chg
7971 Boot code 1.9.3 Boot code 4.6.1 BCM5706s.chg
IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI-BCM5706_5706s_5708_5708s.chg
UMP code 1.1.6 UMP code 1.1.9 UMP-BCM5706s_5708_5708s.chg
MPE Boot code 1.9.3 MPE Boot code 4.6.0 BCM5708s.chg
7972 Boot code 1.9.3 Boot code 4.6.1 BCM5706s.chg
IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI-BCM5706_5706s_5708_5708s.chg
UMP code 1.1.6 UMP code 1.1.9 UMP-BCM5706s_5708_5708s.chg
MPE Boot code 1.9.3 MPE Boot code 4.6.0 BCM5708s.chg
7978 Boot code 1.8.1 Boot code 4.6.0 BCM5708.chg
IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI-BCM5706_5706s_5708_5708s.chg
7979 Boot code 1.8.1 Boot code 4.6.0 BCM5708.chg
IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI-BCM5706_5706s_5708_5708s.chg
7985 Boot code 1.9.3 Boot code 4.6.1 BCM5706.chg
IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI-BCM5706_5706s_5708_5708s.chg
7995 Boot code 1.9.6 Boot code 4.6.0 BCM5708s.chg
IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI-BCM5706_5706s_5708_5708s.chg
UMP code 1.1.7 UMP code 1.1.9 UMP-BCM5706s_5708_5708s.chg
7996 Boot code 3.4.4 Boot code 4.6.0 BCM5708.chg
IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI-BCM5706_5706s_5708_5708s.chg
7997 Boot code 3.4.4 Boot code 4.6.0 BCM5708.chg
IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI-BCM5706_5706s_5708_5708s.chg
8853 Boot code 1.8.2 Boot code 4.6.0 BCM5708s.chg
IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI-BCM5706_5706s_5708_5708s.chg
UMP code 1.1.4 UMP code 1.1.9 UMP-BCM5706s_5708_5708s.chg
8877 Boot code 1.8.2 Boot code 4.6.0 BCM5708.chg
IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI code 1.06.0 IPMI-BCM5706_5706s_5708_5708s.chg
NetXtreme and NetXtreme II Add-in Options for Blades
Product Initial Release Current Release Change History File
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44W4475 Boot code 4.6.4 Boot code 4.6.7 BCM5709s.chg
NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI-NX2.chg
PXE code 4.6.8 PXE code 4.6.10 PXE-NX2.chg
UEFI code 4.6.23 UEFI code 4.6.35 UEFI-NX2.chg
44W4479 Boot code 4.4.14 Boot code 4.6.7 BCM5709s.chg
NCSI code 0.5.8 NCSI code 1.0.6 NCSI.chg
PXE code 4.4.4 PXE code 4.6.10 PXE-NX2.chg
UEFI code NA UEFI code 4.6.35 UEFI-NX2.chg
44X1940Boot code 4.6.4Boot code 4.6.7 BCM5709s.chg
PXE code 4.6.8 PXE code 4.6.10 PXE-NX2.chg
UEFI code NA UEFI code 4.6.35 UEFI-NX2.chg
NetXtreme and NetXtreme II Add-in Options for Servers/Workstations
Product Initial Release Current Release Change History File
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39Y6066 Boot code 1.9.6 Boot code 4.6.0 BCM5708.chg
PXE code 3.0.6 PXE code 4.6.10 PXE-NX2.chg
UMP code 1.1.8 UMP code 1.1.9 UMP-BCM5706s_5708_5708s.chg
42C1780 Boot code 4.4.14 Boot code 4.6.7 BCM5709.chg
ISCSI code 2.7.15 ISCSI code 3.1.7 ISCSI-NX2.chg
PXE code 4.4.4 PXE code 4.6.10 PXE-NX2.chg
UEFI code NA UEFI code 4.6.35 UEFI-NX2.chg
42C1781 Boot code 4.4.14 Boot code 4.6.7 BCM5709.chg
ISCSI code 2.7.15 ISCSI code 3.1.7 ISCSI-NX2.chg
PXE code 4.4.4 PXE code 4.6.10 PXE-NX2.chg
UEFI code NA UEFI code 4.6.35 UEFI-NX2.chg

For information regarding changes specific to your product, download the change history zip
file (brcm_fw_nic_2.1.0a-nx2-chg_anyos_anycpu.zip). The name of the files containing changes for
your product are listed above.

package version 2.1.0a (See brcm_fw_nic_2.1.0a-nx2-chg_anyos_anycpu.zip for details.)
Problems Fixed:
- Changes were made to the boot code for the 1936, 3808, 3809, 3815, 3817, 3821, 3822,
4198, 4199, 7141, 7144, 7233, 7234, 7836, 7837, 7839, 7870, 7901, 7902, 7946, 7947,
42C1780, 42C1781, 44W4475, 44W4479 and 44X1940.
- Changes were made to the PXE code for the 39Y6066, 42C1780, 42C1781, 44W4475, 44W4479
and 44X1940.
- Changes were made to the ISCSI code for the 42C1780 and 42C1781.

  • package version 2.0.9h (See brcm_fw_nic_2.0.9h-nx2-chg_anyos_anycpu.zip for details.)
    Problems Fixed:
    - None. This package was modified to sync the package version number of this
    tool with the Linux and Windows firmware update tool.

  • package version 2.0.9g (See brcm_fw_nic_2.0.9g-nx2-chg_anyos_anycpu.zip for details.)
    Problems Fixed:
    - Changes were made to the UEFI code for 42C1780, 42C1781, 44W4475, 44W4479 and 44X1940.

    Enhancements:
    - Added support for the 7946 and 7947.

  • package version 2.0.9f (See brcm_fw_nic_2.0.9f-nx2-chg_anyos_anycpu.zip for details.)
    Problems Fixed:
    - Changes were made to the boot code for the 1885, 1913, 1914, 1915, 7141, 7144, 7233, 7234,

    7940,
    7941,
    7971,
    7972,
    7978,
    7979,
    7985,
    7995,
    7996,
    7997,
    8853,
    8877, 39Y6066, 42C1780,
    42C1781 and 44W4479.
    - Changes were made to the NCSI code for the 44W4479.
    - Changes were made to the PXE code for 44W4479.

    Enhancements:
    - Added support for the 1936, 7870 and 44W4475.
    - Added UEFI code for 44W4479 and 44X1940.

  • package version 2.0.9e (See brcm_fw_nic_2.0.9e-nx2-chg_anyos_anycpu.zip for details.)
    Problems Fixed:
    - None. This package was modified to sync the package version number of this
    tool with the Linux and Windows firmware update tool.

  • package version 2.0.9c (See brcm_fw_nic_2.0.9c-nx2-chg_anyos_anycpu.zip for details.)
    Problems Fixed:
    - Changes were made to the boot code for the 1885, 1915, 7901, 7902, 7971, 7972, 7995,
    8853 and 44W4479.
    - Changes were made to the PXE code for the 39Y6066, 42C1780, 42C1781 and 44W4479.
    - Changes were made to the iSCSI code for the 42C1780 and 42C1781
    - Changes were made to the NCSI code for the 44W4479.

    Enhancements:
    - Added support for the 44X1940.
  • package version 2.0.8f (See brcm_fw_nic_2.0.8f-nx2-chg_anyos_anycpu.zip for details.)
    Problems Fixed:
    - Fcode support was removed for the PXE code for the 44W4465 and 44W4466. This change
    does not result in a change in the PXE code version number.
    - Changes were made to the PXE code for the 39Y6066, 42C1780 and 42C1781 to fix a
    problem where some systems hang when loading PXE code.

  • package version 2.0.8e (See brcm_fw_nic_2.0.8e-nx2-chg_anyos_anycpu.zip for details.)
    Problems Fixed:
    - Changes were made to the PXE code for the 39Y6066, 42C1780, 42C1781 and 44W4479.
    - Changes were made to the IPMI code for the 7141, 7144, 7233 and 7234.
    - Changes were made to the UMP code for the 7901 and 7902.

    Enhancements:
    - Added support for the 6388, 7942, 44W4465 and 44W4466.

  • package version 2.0.8d (See brcm_fw_nic_2.0.8d-nx2-chg_anyos_anycpu.zip for details.)
    Problems Fixed:
    - Changes were made to the boot code for the 7141, 7144, 7233 and 7234.

    Enhancements:
    - Added support for the 42C1780 and 42C1781.

  • package version 2.0.8c (See brcm_fw_nic_2.0.8c-nx2-chg_anyos_anycpu.zip for details.)
    Problems Fixed:
    - None.

    Enhancements:
    - Added support for the 7901 and 7902

  • package version 2.0.8b (See brcm_fw_nic_2.0.8b-nx2-chg_anyos_anycpu.zip for details.)
    Problems Fixed:
    - Changes were made to the PXE code for the 39Y6066.

    Enhancements:
    - Added support for the 44W4479.

  • package version 2.0.8a
    Problems Fixed (See brcm_fw_nic_2.0.8a-nx2-chg_anyos_anycpu.zip for details.):
    - Changes were made to the boot code for the 1885, 1913, 1914, 1915, 7141, 7144, 7971,
    7972, 7978, 7979, 7985, 7995, 7996, 7997, 8853, 8877, and 39Y6066.
    - Changes were made to the UMP code for the 39Y6066.
    - Changes were made to the PXE code for the 39Y6066.

    Enhancements:
    - Added support for the 7233, 7234, 7940 and 7941.

  • package version 2.0.7
    Problems Fixed (See brcm_fw_nic_2.0.7-nx2-chg_anyos_anycpu.zip for details.):
    - None. This package was modified to sync the package version number of this
    tool with the Linux and Windows firmware update tool.

  • package version 2.0.6 (See brcm_fw_nic_2.0.6-nx2-chg_anyos_anycpu.zip for details.)
    Problems Fixed:
    - Changes were made to the boot code for the 1913, 1914, 7141, 7143, 7144, 7978,
    7979, 7996, 7997, 8877 and 39Y6066.
    - Changes were made to the UMP code for the 39Y6066.
    - Changes were made to the PXE code for the 39Y6066.

  • package version 2.0.5
    Problems Fixed (See brcm_fw_nic_2.0.5-nx2-chg_anyos_anycpu.zip for details.):
    - None. This package was modified to sync the package version number of this
    tool with the Linux and Windows firmware update tool.

  • package version 2.0.4
    Problems Fixed (See brcm_fw_nic_2.0.4-nx2-chg_anyos_anycpu.zip for details.):
    - None

    Enhancements:
    - Added support for the 7141, 7143 and 7144.

  • package version 2.0.3
    Problems Fixed (See brcm_fw_nic_2.0.3-nx2-chg_anyos_anycpu.zip for details.):
    - Changes were made to the boot code for the 1885, 1913, 1914, 1915, 7971,
    7972, 7978, 7979, 7985, 7995, 8853 and 8877.

    Enhancements:
    - Added support for the 7996, 7997 and 39Y6066.

  • package version 2.0.0
    Problems Fixed (See brcm_fw_nic_2.0.0-nx2-chg_anyos_anycpu.zip for details.):
    - Changes were made to the UMP (Universal Management Port) code for the,
    7971, 7972, 7995 and 8853.
    - Fixed text display problem that occurs when updating the firmware via
    a Serial over LAN session.

    Enhancements:
    - Added support for the 1885 and 1915.

  • package version 1.5.2
    Problems Fixed (See brcm_fw_nic_nx2-152-chg_anyos_anycpu.zip for details.):
    - Changes were made to the Boot Code for the 1913, 1914, 7971, 7972, 7978,
    7979, 7985, 7995, 8853 and 8877.

  • package version 1.5.1
    Problems Fixed:
    - Fixed the problem where the firmware update process did not load all of the default
    settings.

    Enhancements:
    - Added support for the 7995 and 1913.

  • package version 1.4.2
    Problems Fixed (See brcm_fw_nic_nx2-142-chg_anyos_anycpu.zip for details.):
    - Changes were made to the Boot Code for the 1914, 7971, 7972, 7978, 7979,
    7985, 8853 and 8877.
    - Changes were made to the UMP (Universal Management Port) code for the 7971,
    7972 and 8853.

  • package version 1.4.1
    Problems Fixed (See brcm_fw_nic_nx2-141-chg_anyos_anycpu.zip for details.):
    - Changes were made to the Boot Code for the 1914, 7978, 7979 and 8877.

  • package version 1.4.0
    Enhancements:
    - Added support for the 7985.

  • package version 1.3.0
    Problems Fixed (See brcm_fw_nic_nx2-130-chg_anyos_anycpu.zip for details.):
    - Changes were made to the Boot Code and UMP (Universal Management Port) code for the 8853.

    Enhancements:
    - Added support for the 7971 and 7972.

  • package version 1.2.0
    Enhancements:
    - Added support for the 1914 and 8877.

  • package version 1.1.0
    Problems Fixed:
    - Updated the boot code for the 7978 and 7979.

    Enhancements:
    - Added support for the 8853.

  • package version 1.0.0
    Problems Fixed:
    - none, initial IBM release.

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Document id:  MIGR-5081945
Last modified:  2009-09-03
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