Hello, does anybody know how to update firmware of built-in Intel NICs on recent System x servers?
For example, I have x3550 M4 with 4 gigabit Intel network interfaces. They run Intel Boot Agent 1.3.72 and UEFI driver 4.6.18. As a standard best practice, I would like to update it to actual versions. But I can't find package which could be used with Bootable Media Creator, for instance. At maximum on IBM site I found Intel CD image for updating Ethernet drivers (http://www-947.ibm.com/support/entry/portal/docdisplay?lndocid=MIGR-5091228). This image contains drivers for different OS, firmware update files and Intel utility "bootutil" which should be used for firmware update. However, when I boot server in DOS and start Bootutil, it founds Ethernet controllers, but says "Flash not present". I suppose this is because integrated controllers on server MB have flash which is organized differently from Intel-manufactured NIC adapters. So how to update it?