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Cisco Bug: CSCta40816 - Update x206m/x306m BIOS to v 1.45

Last Modified

Feb 22, 2014

Products (1)

  • Cisco 7800 Series Media Convergence Servers

Known Affected Releases


Description (partial)

The on-board HostRAID controller is not detected during POST on a x306m server
running version 1.42 or 1.43 of the system BIOS when the Oct 01, 2009 date is
reached or set to later.
The OS is not found, since the HostRAID controller is not detected and the
BIOS configuration/setup menu is no longer accessible.
The BIOS system date of  October 01, 2009 is reached or set to later when running
BIOS version 1.42 or 1.43 on a x306m (MCS-7825-I2).
If you are past the Oct 01, /2009 date, you may run the offline IBM Dynamic
Systems Analysis CD to determine the current version of the BIOS the system is
If you are prior to the 10/01/2009 date, you may press the F1 key during POST
to enter the BIOS setup menu and check the current BIOS version.
Alternatively, you may insert the latest Cisco Firmware Update CD (FWUCD) and
it will determine what version of the BIOS is currently running and if the
update is applicable.
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