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How do I update the bootloader to version V1.6.0.2-VB

Dennis-L
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How do I update the bootloader to version V1.6.0.2-VB

Where can i find the update to update the bootloader to version V1.6.0.2-VB?

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Model: GS105Ev2|ProSafe Plus 5 ports switch
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schumaku
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Re: How do I update the bootloader to version V1.6.0.2-VB

Can't see the screenshot yet - does the Web UI access challenge to upload the bootloader? Check earlier firmware builds - use "View previous versions" under the current firmware. However, the last one I can locate is GS105Ev2_loader_V1.4.0.5-VB.bin which came with v1.5.0.4.

 

Somehow I think we had this question before - you have to different GS105Ev2 switches, where the newer came with  V1.6.0.2-VB?

 

Could be a manufacturing or minor hardware change requiring a newer bootloader.

 

Probably somebody from Netgear can answer and give some insight on the difference or the lack of availability of the  V1.6.0.2-VB bootloader for download.

 

Edit: Same on the GS105PE - later manufactured devices come with V1.6.0.2-VB:

 

Bootloader VersionV1.6.0.2-VB
Firmware VersionV1.6.0.6

 

The last available bootloader is on this older device, v1.5.0.5-VB became available some firmware releases ago:

 

Bootloader VersionV1.4.0.5-VB
Firmware VersionV1.6.0.6

 

@YeZ can you challenge the switch engineering please? This could explain the oddities we see on the GS105PE under some conditions.

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YeZ
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Re: How do I update the bootloader to version V1.6.0.2-VB

The bootloader version difference should not cause firmware behavior difference. Will check with the engineers. 

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