Fixing Broadcom NIC Firmware Update Failures on Dell R420

During a recent attempt to update some of our Dell R420 servers running CentOS 6.x, I encountered some issues when applying the Broadcom drivers listed here. My normal approach to

Applying Dell Firmware Updates Via SSH on CentOS Linux

Using OpenManage Essentials (OME) combined with OpenManage Server Administrator is a fantastic way to manage your datacenter infrastructure including pushing Dell firmware and driver updates to your devices. OpenManage Essentials