This packages install BIOS update utility for RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.2 (64-bit).
Notice : There are two versions of BIOS images included in this package. - Version IMAGE9H.ROM is compatible with machines whose current BIOS version is 9HKT51A or lower. - Version IMAGEFA.ROM is compatible with machines whose current BIOS version is FAKT08A or higher. - The batch file will automatically detect and update the right version of BIOS image which is compatible with your machine.
ThinkServer TS130 (type 1098, 1100, 1105, 1106)
Supported Operating Systems
RedHat Enterprise Linux 6.2 (64 bit)
Downloading the package
Click the file link to download the file from the Web page.
When prompted, select a drive and directory in which to save the downloaded file.
To update the server BIOS using this package, do the following:
Please enter BIOS Setup to check your current BIOS version:
If your current BIOS is FAKTXXAUS, and if you have set the Administrator/User password in BIOS Setup, please DO clear your password first. Otherwise, ignore this step.
Do not turn off your server when updating the BIOS, otherwise the BIOS will fail to be updated and the system will fail to restart.
If your old BIOS is 9HKTXXA, you just need run flash.sh 1 time, and system will auto reboot 1 time. When you see the successful message, the update is completed.
If your old BIOS is FAKTXXA, you will need run flash.sh 3 times, and system will auto reboot 3 times. When you see the successful message, the update is completed.
If your old BIOS is FAKTXXB, please enter SETUP to set the "Security"->"Secure Boot"->[Secure Boot] to "Disabled" and set the "Security"->"Secure Boot"->[Secure Boot Status] to "Setup Mode" by pressing "Reset To Setup Mode",then save the setting to flash BIOS. You just need to run flash.bat 1 time, and system will auto reboot and update process will continue after reboot. When the update process shows 100%, the update is completed. Then it will auto reboot. If you want to use the secure boot function after the BIOS update , you can enter SETUP to set the "Security"->"Secure Boot"->[Secure Boot] to "Enabled" and set the "Security"->"Secure Boot"->[Secure Boot Status] to "User Mode" by pressing "Restore Factory Keys", then save and exit SETUP.
Download the package. Then, extract the package and copy to your Linux OS.
Enter the folder that copy to your Linux OS, and click right button of your mouse to open a terminal.
Run ./flash.sh to flash. Wait till the process completes and follow the warning messages or refer to the above Attention contents.