F10 and F12 functions on boot up, PE 2650

Gavin Hamill gdh at acentral.co.uk
Sat Oct 11 17:54:00 CDT 2003

On Saturday 11 October 2003 23:19, David W. Forslund wrote:
> The problem is that the bios upgrade is a windows .exe file which doesn't
> run on Linux.   So one needs to boot the machine into windows to upgrade
> the bios.

Try running 'unzip' for Linux on the .exe - chances are it's just a 
self-extracting ZIP. Failing that, you just need to run it on a Windows PC, 
and it will extract directly onto a floppy disk.

The actual BIOS update does not run from within Windows itself! :)


More information about the Linux-PowerEdge mailing list