Fixing failing BIOS updates on R710 in Linux

Dell's OMSA is great for maintaining and updating a Dell server's firmware, if it works... Dell does a great job so far, but sometimes little quirks mess up small parts and suddenly OMSA will update all or nothing or only a few and then call it quits.

pjwelsh has written a handy little summary of the various ways with which you can try to still get working, albeit manually: Failed BIOS update on Dell R710 with CentOS 5.5 solved! (Worked around, really)

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