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IBM System x3650 M2 - Product Guide
Sunday, March 1, 2009

"Another improvement with the new generation of X-Architecture is the replacement of old BIOS with a new generation United Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI). UEFI provides a more intuitive user interface and understandable event logs and better management."

IBM X-Architecture Blueprint 2009: An Overview
Sunday, March 1, 2009

"Some of the enhancements UEFI provides over the older BIOS, still used in most competitive servers, includes: Human readable event logs — no more beep codes, complete setup solution by allowing adapter configuration function to be moved into UEFI, complete out-of-band coverage by the Advance Settings Utility to simplify remote setup, and consistent firmware management across an entire product line"

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