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FusionServer Pro Rack Server iBMC (V260 to V278) User Guide 13

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Downloading the BIOS (download)

Downloading the BIOS (download)


The maintenance -d download command is used to download the BIOS file bios.bin to /tmp.

The bios.bin file helps locate OS startup exceptions and BIOS faults.


ipmcset -t maintenance -d download –v <option>


Parameter Description Value
option Specifies the destination directory to which the BIOS data is downloaded. The value must be 1, which indicates /tmp.

Usage Guidelines

When a fault occurs, download the bios.bin file and contact Huawei technical support.

To prevent timeout, disable the CLP timeout feature before downloading BIOS data. For details, see Disabling the CLP Timeout Feature (notimeout).

To view the BIOS data, use a file transfer tool that supports SFTP, for example WinSCP, to transfer the file (for example bios.bin) from the /tmp directory to the local PC.


# Download the BIOS file bios.bin to /tmp.

iBMC:/->ipmcset -t maintenance -d download –v 1
Download /tmp/bios.bin.
Downloading BIOS... 
Download BIOS successfully.
Updated: 2019-08-01

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