F10 and F12 functions on boot up, PE 2650

David W. Forslund dwf at lanl.gov
Sat Oct 11 18:31:01 CDT 2003


The bios update for the 2650 is not a zip file.  The one for the 4400
seems to be but it needs to run within windows as it has a bunch of
.dlls

Dave
Gavin Hamill writes:
 > 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! :)
 > 
 > Cheers,
 > Gavin.
 > 
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