Warm reboot not activating firmware updates

Ben bda20 at cam.ac.uk
Thu Mar 5 04:32:12 CST 2009

On Thu, 5 Mar 2009, Patrik Karen wrote:

> Try this before running update_firmware:
> #!/bin/sh
> fwdir=/usr/share/firmware/dell
> for payload_dir in `find $fwdir -type d -name payload`; do
>    cp $payload_dir/* `dirname $payload_dir`
> done
> There is a bug (or whatever you want to call it) that makes 
> update_firmware look in the wrong place for the bios headers and the 
> actual firmware files.

Interesting.  Thank you.  How did you discover this was the issue?

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