Safe BIOS upgrade option | Ultimate Ubuntu installation

Gabriel Gunderson gabe at
Fri Mar 27 08:54:51 MDT 2009

On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 10:59 PM, Doran L. "Fozz" Barton
<fozz at> wrote:
> The problem with a lot of motherboard BIOS updates is that they require a
> DOS/Windows boot diskette.

If the BIOS update is DOS based (and they usually are), you can use a
combo of PXE, memdisk and FreeDOS to update your hardware without
Windows or a floppy drive.  It's a little bit of work, but worth it.


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