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Dell R410 BIOS upgrade on Debian/Ubuntu using OMSA 6.5

Posted in Uncategorized by erralt on 29 août 2012

Follow these instructions :

http://linux.dell.com/wiki/index.php/Tech/libsmbios_dellBiosUpdate

or this link http://www.ducea.com/2007/08/27/dell-bios-firmware-updates-on-debian/

There isn’t the lastest firmware in the repository http://linux.dell.com/repo/firmware/bios-hdrs/ ?

Get it from here : http://www.dell.com/support/drivers/us/en/usgen1/DriversHome/NeedProductSelection

Enter your Service Tag and after download the latest DELL Bios a .BIN file.

Put it in a Fedora or CentOS or RedHat distribution. Maybe you could do a « yum install wget » if you’re using a live CD/DVD.

bash BIOS…BIN and don’t press any key.

open a new terminal,

The hdr file will be at /tmp/BIOS*/payload/*.hdr

Patch the Dell tools using these patches :

Patch : http://lists.us.dell.com/pipermail/firmware-tools-devel/2009-April/000429.html

Patch : https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libsmbios/+bug/813210

root@node1:~# dellBiosUpdate -u -f PER410-010900c.hdr
Performing BIOS update...
Update successfully staged. Reboot the system to begin BIOS update.
No reboot option specified. The --reboot option is highly recommended.
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Benching Riak with basho_bench

Posted in Uncategorized by erralt on 18 juin 2010

I made some Riak bench with basho_bench.
Our cluster is made with two nodes.

We wanted to simulate our production environment with about 150 requests/min with a mean data weight at 400 000 bytes.

Here are the bench graphs :