Sun Ultra 27 Workstation Service Manual

ProcedureTo Update the BIOS

  1. Power off the workstation using the procedure described in the section, To Power Off the Workstation.

  2. Access the BIOS using the procedure in the section, To Access the BIOS Setup Utility.

  3. Record any BIOS settings that might have been changed from the default value for your environment.

    Note –

    Flashing the BIOS restores all settings to the default values.

  4. Press the Esc key to exit the BIOS Setup utility without saving.

  5. Download the latest Sun Ultra 27 workstation Tools and Drivers DVD ISO image from the Sun web site:

    Caution – Caution –

    Ensure that you download the ISO image for the Sun Ultra 27 workstation.

  6. Burn the image to a DVD.

  7. Insert the DVD into the DVD drive and reboot the workstation.

    The workstation boots from the DVD and a menu appears.

  8. Choose the option to flash the BIOS (option 2).

  9. Respond to the prompts, and then wait until the BIOS update is complete.

  10. Access the BIOS Setup utility using the procedure described in the section, Updating the BIOS and Accessing the BIOS Setup Utility.

  11. When the workstation reboots, remove the Tools and Drivers DVD from the DVD drive.