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Edgecore Wedge100BF: How to use the external BIOS to burn/recover the main BIOS ?

2020 Mar 2nd

I. Switch to the external BIOS.

Use the external BIOS flash chip to boot COMe.

[email protected]:~# source /usr/local/bin/openbmc-utils.sh
[email protected]:~# gpio_set BRG_COM_BIOS_DIS0_N 1
[email protected]:~# gpio_set BRG_COM_BIOS_DIS1_N 0

Make sure the external BIOS connects to COMe instead of BMC.

[email protected]:~# gpio_set COM6_BUF_EN 0
[email protected]:~# gpio_set COM_SPI_SEL 0

Reset the COMe module.

[email protected]:~# wedge_power.sh reset;sol.sh
Power reset microserver ... Done
You are in SOL session.
Use ctrl-x to quit.
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[Note] If there is no image in the external BIOS, please refer to the following link first.

[Wedge100BF] How to flash the external BIOS ?

II. Enter the external BIOS UEFI shell.

Click "ESC" when prompt as below.

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At "Save & Exit" page, choose [Built-in EFI shell].

EFI_Shell.PNG

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III. Switch to the BMC (use ctrl-x to quit) and set GPIO pin to the main BIOS.

Use the main BIOS flash chip to boot COMe.

[email protected]:~# source /usr/local/bin/openbmc-utils.sh
[email protected]:~# gpio_set BRG_COM_BIOS_DIS0_N 0
[email protected]:~# gpio_set BRG_COM_BIOS_DIS1_N 0

Switch to external BIOS UEFI shell.

[email protected]:~# sol.sh
You are in SOL session.
Use ctrl-x to quit.
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IV. Switch to the external BIOS UEFI shell to burn the main BIOS.

Reference: [Wedge] BIOS upgrade procedures

Main_BIOS_upgrade.PNG

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V. Power off the device - cold reboot(unplug and replug the power cord).

Warning!!!

Please DO NOT exit UEFI shell and select "Save Changes and Reset" option from BIOS.