Dell PowerEdge BIOS failure with Intel ME

https://www.dell.com/support/article/us/en/19/sln309027/dell-poweredge-14g-bios-update-fails-on-the-first-attempt-second-attempt-works?lang=en

[…]For servers with greater than 24 days of power on time since the last AC power cycle, the first BIOS update will fail because the Intel Management Engine (ME) fails to enter recovery mode for the BIOS update.[…]

Non-Dell OEMs: please also add this to your QA cycle. 🙂

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