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how to update server rom bios ( DL140 G2 ?)

 
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George Quist
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how to update server rom bios ( DL140 G2 ?)

Help needed... I have 3 DL140 G2 servers with no floppy drives and need to update system bios.. I can only find a off line floppy version listed.. I have an HP usb floppy "key" , but can not get it to boot.. Any help doing this is appreciated..!!

thanks
George Quist
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HP_Sammy
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Re: how to update server rom bios ( DL140 G2 ?)

Hi George,

U can try the follwoing link should help

http://h18023.www1.hp.com/support/files/server/us/download/24434.html


Cheers :)
HP_Sammy
Trusted Contributor

Re: how to update server rom bios ( DL140 G2 ?)

George follow instructions

HP USB Key ROMPAQ Setup Utility
===============================

HPUSBF.exe - Windows-based utility to locally partition, format and copy necessary files to
a USB flash media device (e.g. HP Drive Key) through the Windows environment.

ROMPAQ.EXE - DOS-based firmware upgrade executable for ProLiant systems.

CPQSRVR2.CPU - DOS-based driver for the system BIOS flash device.


USAGE:

1. Close all other applications before launching HP USB Key ROMPAQ Setup Utility.

2. On the Windows Task Bar select Start, then Run, and enter
the following on the command line:
cmd

3. In the command prompt window enter the following command line:
[Path]\install x:
(where x is the drive letter of the USB flash media device)

4. Follow the instructions to complete the preparation of the USB
flash media device.

5. Upon completion, the user is notified that the file copy is complete.

6. Obtain the ROM image file for the system to be flashed and copy it to
the USB flash media device.

7. Insert the USB flash media device into the system to be flashed and turn
it on using the power button to flash it's system BIOS.

8. Upon completion, the user is notified that the BIOS Flash was successful.
Remove the USB flash media device and power cycle the system.

9. The system BIOS update is complete.


Files included in this folder:

AUTOEXEC.BAT
CPQSRVR2.CPU
HPUSBF.exe
INSTALL.BAT
ROMPAQ.EXE
Readme.txt (this file)


Cheers :)
George Quist
Frequent Advisor

Re: how to update server rom bios ( DL140 G2 ?)

Thanks to HP_SAMMY !!! Working great now / have updated the code on 3 DL140 G2's fine now !!
HP_Sammy
Trusted Contributor

Re: how to update server rom bios ( DL140 G2 ?)

Welcome George lets keep helping each other in ITRC

Cheers :)