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Old 12-08-2004, 05:08 AM   #1
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Bios Update using linux????

i am wondering if there isn't the possibility to use linux (live linux e.g. knoppix) to perfom a bios update cause i really hate using those micrsoft windows 98 bootdisk spread with i/o errors.

Any suggestions welcome

Greets sam
Old 12-08-2004, 05:13 AM   #2
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Kind of...
But it really depends on your motherboard/BIOS. I update my BIOS using a boot CD from your motherboard man. (ASUS).

It's a way to update without using any OS really, just the tools from the Man.



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