Microserver N36L/N40L add 2.2 slic

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  1. Ozymandias

    Ozymandias MDL Junior Member

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    I'm adding a 2.2 slic to HP's Microserver N36L/N40L bios using AMITool.

    I'm pretty sure that I read somewhere that the method to add the slic was to choose SSV2 and select in Advanced:
    • Only alter RSDT and XSDT tables
    • Ignore checksum and module 80h warnings

    I've done this but I'm still getting "Boot block checksum not valid" messages when I press Go in AMITool.

    I'm a bit worried I may end up with a bios that will brick my board.

    Can anyone confirm I'm doing it right and it's safe to ignore the messages.

    Thanks.
     
  2. Russtavo

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  3. Serg008

    Serg008 MDL BIOS/EFI Guru

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  4. Russtavo

    Russtavo MDL Junior Member

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    Thanks muchly Serg!! :biggrin:
     
  5. chaser

    chaser MDL Novice

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    Hi Serg,

    Any chance you could further update this BIOS to include the Fujitsu 2.3 SLIC?

    Sorry - the system wouldn't let me quote the link you gave, as I don't have the pre-requisite 20 posts so I've changed http to hxxp!
     
  6. chaser

    chaser MDL Novice

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    Thanks. Exactly what I was looking for. I obviously need to improve the way I search!
     
  7. ZaForD

    ZaForD MDL Expert

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    OK Thanks Sebus,

    I'll have to do some reading up before I test it then, so it will probably be over the holidays. :cool:
     
  8. givemestella

    givemestella MDL Junior Member

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    hi did this work? if so, please let the community know. i'm looking for a 2.2 slic version (for non R2). Is their one available?
     
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  10. givemestella

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    andrews MDL Novice

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    Would it be possible to get the modded BIOS with SLIC 2.3 for Dell instead of Fujitsu?
     
  12. sebus

    sebus MDL Guru

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    Of course. These are instructions from master Serg008 for Andy's tool

    Slic 2.x - HP proliant server

    Vendor: MSI

    1-st pass: Dynamic + tick "ignore checksum" in Advanced
    2-nd pass: Open O41011711_SLIC.ROM (from 1-st pass).
    Press "Cancel" on pop-up window, then choose MSI as vendor, xxxxxxxxxxx.BIN as Slic 2.x, select SSv2 and tick "Only alter RSDT and XSDT tabl" in Advanced

    That's all .
     
  13. Ozymandias

    Ozymandias MDL Junior Member

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    Just trying to do this with the latest bios (O41100113.ROM).

    In Step 1:
    • When opening O41100113.ROM you get the pop up - do you select Yes (for allow modification)?
    • Does it matter what Manufacturer you select
    • Do you add the new SLIC in this step (as well as in Step 2) or only add an SLP?

    In Step 2:
    • I always get "boot block is invalid" - should I also have ticked "Ignore checksum and module 80h warnings" in Advanced?

    Sorry for the questions but I've been trying most options and still can't get it to work :(
     
  14. sebus

    sebus MDL Guru

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    Then read again, all questions are already answered in instructions
     
  15. givemestella

    givemestella MDL Junior Member

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    hi does anyone have 2.3 MODDED BIOS

    HP ProLiant MicroServer_SP64420 (so new bios from HP with R2 Nic fix by HP)
    but combined with the 2.3 SLIC and the other mod to provide 6 full speed SATA ports AHCI ?

    thanks in advance
     
  16. Serg008

    Serg008 MDL BIOS/EFI Guru

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