Skip site navigation (1)Skip section navigation (2)
Date:      Wed, 11 Feb 2009 10:37:36 -0000
From:      Fbsd1 <fbsd1@a1poweruser.com>
To:        Chris Whitehouse <cwhiteh@onetel.com>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Bios chip update suggestions
Message-ID:  <49BB8903.4020405@a1poweruser.com>
In-Reply-To: <4970820E.4040407@onetel.com>
References:  <496FE15E.4080201@a1poweruser.com> <4970820E.4040407@onetel.com>

Next in thread | Previous in thread | Raw E-Mail | Index | Archive | Help
Chris Whitehouse wrote:
> Fbsd1 wrote:
>> I have an desktop manufactured in 2002 by a South Korean company Hyunju.
>> The company is now out of business.
>> It's bio's do not allow booting from a usb memory stick.
>>
>> I want to find an bio's update that adds booting from usb memory stick.
>>
>> I know the desktop uses AWARD bio's chip and the bio's id string is 
>> 01/08/2002-694T-686-P6VXM2TC-00
>>
>> All the internet bio's chip update url's found by Google search are 
>> customized for MS windows.
>>
>> Suggestions on how or where to purchase the correct bio's chip update?
>>
> 
> What do you mean the update url's are customised for windows? The bios 
> doesn't know anything about operating system. Most likely you could 
> download a dos boot disk image - google, there are plenty around - 
> create a bootable floppy and copy your latest bios image and bios update 
> program, eg awdflash.exe onto it. Just boot from the floppy and run the 
> update.
> 
> Just be sure the bios image is really intended for your motherboard and 
> don't interrupt the update.
> 
> Chris
> _______________________________________________
> freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list
> http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions
> To unsubscribe, send any mail to 
> "freebsd-questions-unsubscribe@freebsd.org"
> 
> 

What i mean is all the bio update sites have a utility that runs from 
the website to fetch your bio id string info. This utility will not work 
on a non-windows operating system.



Want to link to this message? Use this URL: <http://docs.FreeBSD.org/cgi/mid.cgi?49BB8903.4020405>