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Dell PowerEdge 1900 Installation Manual

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Brand: Dell

Category: Computer Accessories , Computer Hardware , Desktop , Server

Type: Installation information

Model: Dell 2950 , Dell PowerEdge 1950 , Dell 1900 , Dell 2900

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About Cautions

 

CAUTION: 

A CAUTION indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death.

Microprocessor Installation Information

 

CAUTION: 

Any installation that requires removal of the system cover is intended solely to be performed 

by trained service technicians. See your Product Information Guide for complete information about safety 
precautions, working inside the computer and protecting against electrostatic discharge.

 

NOTICE: 

If the front of your system chassis is labeled with a "II," your system is upgradeable to the Quad-Core 

Intel

®

 Xeon

®

 Processor 5300 series. See 

www.dell.com and support.dell.com for information on processor 

availability and upgrade options for your system.

Prior to adding or replacing a processor, you must verify that the latest system BIOS and BMC firmware 
versions are on your system. Loading the latest BIOS and BMC firmware versions will ensure that the 
processor is fully supported.

 

NOTICE: 

Failure to update your system to the latest BIOS and BMC firmware versions prior to installing the 

microprocessor can result in your system hanging during POST. 

1 Check your system BIOS version in the System Setup program. See "Using the System Setup Program" 

in the 

Hardware Owner’s Manual included on the CDs provided with your system or on support.dell.com.

2 Check the latest system BIOS version available on support.dell.com.
3 Download and flash the latest BIOS version if necessary.
4 Check your system BMC firmware version in the BMC Configuration Utility. To enter the BMC 

Configuration Utility, press <Ctrl+E> when prompted during POST. For more information, 
see the

BMC User’s Guide included on the CDs provided with your system or on support.dell.com.

5 Check the latest system BMC firmware version available on support.dell.com.
6 Download and flash the latest BMC firmware, if necessary.
7 Install the processor. See "Installing System Components" in the Hardware Owner’s Manual 

included on the CDs provided with your system or on 

support.dell.com.

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Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
© 2006–2007 Dell Inc. All rights reserved. Printed in the U.S.A.

Reproduction in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden.

Trademarks used in this text: Dell and the DELL logo are trademarks of Dell Inc.; Intel and Xeon are registered trademarks of Intel Corporation.

Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names 
or their products. Dell Inc. disclaims any proprietary interest in trademarks and trade names other than its own.

March 2007