Flashing the BIOS from Linux (Phoenix BIOS)

Published: | by Julian Knight Reading time ~1 min.
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I haven’t looked at the BIOS on my ageing ASUS A8N-SLI motherboard for ages – in fact not since I switched it fully to Linux – so how do you update the Phoenix BIOS without DOS or Windows? I don’t bother with a floppy disk any more and creating a DOS boot CD just for this once every x years job is a faff!

Well there is an [article here][1] that might help.

Hmm, apparently that article doesn’t really help – except that it tells you ways to create custom bootable CD’s containing DOS, the BIOS updater and the BIOS file. Ho hum, I guess I’ll get round to it soon as I am looking to put a dual core Athlon in the PC which requires a new BIOS. [1]: http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/howto-flash-your-system-bios-under-linux.html

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