IBM BIOS Flash Update v1.45 - IBM System x3250 M2



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Severity: Non-Critical

BIOS Version 1.45 - Build M9E145A

Problem(s) Fixed:
Enhancements:

  • Implement Intel Production Microcode.

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BIOS Version 1.44 - Build M9E144A

Problem(s) Fixed:

  • Fix a problem,E7400 CPU shows different speed in POST and BIOS.

Enhancements:

  • Support an SMBIOS type 11 OEM string.

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BIOS Version 1.43 - Build M9E143A

Problem(s) Fixed:
Enhancements:

  • Correct a problem caused by 1.42A -- SMBIOS type 11 OEM string issue.

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BIOS Version 1.42 - Build M9E142A

Problem(s) Fixed:
Enhancements:

  • Enhance system security in System Management Mode.
  • Support an SMBIOS type 11 OEM string.

Limitations:
Dependencies:

BIOS Version 1.41 - Build M9E141A

Problem(s) Fixed:

  • Fix issue for Windows default modem driver "Query Modem" fail on Serial port 1.
  • Fix issue for DSA UI number reading error under WS2008

Enhancements:

  • Support new CPUs (Pentium dual-core E5300, Core 2 Duo E7400, Xeon X3370).
  • Updated uCode for new processors support:
    • Wolfdale E5300,CPUID 1067A,RO Stepping
    • Wolfdale E7400,CPUID 1067A,RO Stepping
    • Yorkfield X3320/X3330,CPUID 1067A,R0 Stepping
    • Yorkfield X3350/X3360/X3370/X3380,CPUID 1067A,E0 Stepping
    • Wolfdale E3110,CPUID 10676,C0 stepping
    • Conroe E2200/E4500/E4600, CPUID 06FD, M0 Stepping

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BIOS Version 1.40 - Build M9E140C

Problem(s) Fixed:

  • Add setup options for ASU Tool.

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BIOS Version 1.39 - Build M9E139A

Problem(s) Fixed:

  • Support Windows 2008.
  • Support new CPUs.

Limitations:
Dependencies:

BIOS Version 1.31 - Build M9E131A

Problem(s) Fixed:

  • Support new CPUs.
  • Add "Hardware Prefetcher" and Adjacent Cache Line" options in BIOS setup utility.
  • Support Microsoft Windows 2008 Native IPMI driver installation.
  • Fixed a "Netware 6.5 SP7 installation failed" issue.
  • Fixed a "Netware 6.5 SP7 cannot shutdown" issue.

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BIOS Version 1.26 - Build M9E126A

Problem(s) Fixed:

  • Support new CPUs.

Limitations:
Dependencies:

BIOS Version 1.22 - Build M9E122A

  • Initial release.

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Document id:  MIGR-5086602
Last modified:  2010-12-13
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