Giving up on Linux...
fedora at warmcat.com
Sun Feb 22 17:35:12 UTC 2004
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On Sunday 22 February 2004 17:06, Michael Robinson wrote:
> Can you flash a BIOS within Linux? Aren't all of the vendors flash BIOS
> utilities only for Windows? Or can you use some sort of bootdisk with
> the flash utility on it?
There's an interesting story there for folks with laptops that lack a floppy
AND lack Windows :-)
Thanks to a tip from a friend I found I was able to make a bootable CD with a
Windows 98 emergency diskette image on it. IIRC the trick was using mkisofs
in El Torito mode (-b). This boots into DOS, I can then swap out that boot
CD with another CDR with the Dell BIOS update image in it, which can run from
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