bios update

Ah, the frustrations of dealing with the big guys...So I followed HP's instructions in updating my HP Pavilion a420n (A7V8X-LA motherboard) except for one thing: at one point, the HP web site tells me:"8. If you see the following message during the restart of your PC, continue with the remainin ...

Ubuntu Bios update

I have a dell inspiron 1525 there has been a bios update and i wanted to know how to install it. I was hoping that it would help with my battery problem, the battery charges but when i boot the system i get a message that the battery isnt recognized by the system and it will not charge and if i unpl ...

Bios Update, How And Were!!!!!!

im having a problame with my computer thats running a win2k3 server and i have just brought a 80GB hdd and it only sez 30GB?????? i found out that it might be soimthing to do with the BIOS being out of date so ive been trying to find a BIOS update but no good i dont now what else to do :( .Spec:Gree ...

Deploy bios update to Thinkpads

I would like to deploy a BIOS update for some Thinkpad clients i have.Taking the bios update package .xml file from the web site, and then trying to build a package in the director (v5.10). The problem is that 'ibm update assistant' calims the .xml file is not recognised.How can i make the 'lenovo' ...

xServer 235 BIOS Update 1.17

I am looking to update the x235 servers with the latest IBM BIOS 1.17 using IBM Director. Within IBM, I copy Flash BIOS Update IBM eServers xServer 234 (Windows) GRJT58A-1.17 to the a specific server. The jobs runs but I get a Skipped error message.The following messges appear in the Log:server clie ...

Boot Problems after bios update

I got a huge problem with my friend's pc. He has a Laptop of Acer a Travelmate 4150. I did a bios update because he had problems that the hardware was not working stable, no soundcard, very slowly running. So I downloaded the last update for his Laptop directly from the Acer page. Then i run the upd ...

Win 98se & bios update with Bin file

My bro has a problem with his Acer Veriton 7100. Win98se rebooted every time after password screen. Went into safe mode and removed ACPI from system. Now boots all the way. Started installing diff system devices trying to find problem. PCI bus gives yellow ? mark. Select properties and was advised t ...

Presario 2500 Bios update wont boot full

I have a Presario 2500. It's the nosiest fan in all creation. It likes to overheat and shuttdown very quickly. Crappy battery life. The soloution I fond after much searchg was bios update. I did it. It worked almost immediately. The fan was noticbly cooler and I think it has yet to own due to heat. ...

bios update need

i need bios update for toshiba S1410-313.MODEL NO PS141E-0502Y LAPTOP. ...

Bios update failed

bios update failed on a compaq sr1910nx pc. the pc wont start. what do i do? ...

Bios Update Help!

Hi, I'm having trouble flashing my Bios. I have never done this before but my computer is not recognizing my 250 Gig Hd's full capacity. It reads as only 136 GB. Well on that not I ran BiosAgentPlus and this is what it read:Bios Type: Phoenix-AwardBios Date: September 2nd 2002Bios ID: 09/02/2002-P4M ...

intel express bios update problem

Already solved. I used another way of manually updating the bios using iflash program.Hello, I have problem with Intel Express BIOS Update. After running update program( downloaded from intel.com pages: WB91X10J.86A.1319.EB.EXE) it shuts down system, but do not reboot it, neither update BIOS. It jus ...

MB Bios Update Failed

After trying to update the Bios the computer will not reboot. How can do you get back to the default bios? I believe the wrong bios update was used. Tried:Cleared CMOSUnpluged PSU and MB battery for 20 minutes.Hardware:MB- Gigabyte - GA-K8UCPU - Socket 754 AMD Athlon 64 - 3000BIOS - Award OS - XP Pr ...

bios update phoenix 4.0 rel 6.1 ?

does anyone know where i can find the bios update phoenix 4.0 release 6.1 ? ...

BIOS update in ubuntu

HiIs there a way to do a BIOS update in ubuntu? I have a compal JHL90, i think my bios is 1.04, and the newest version is 1.1 ...

Bios update

Can someone help me? I'm looking for BIOS update for a Amptron m748lmrt mainboard. Can someone also give me a walk-though? I've never updated a BIOS before. ...

Need bios update for PCChips M748LMRT

Hi, I am looking for a bios update a PCCchips M748LMRT . I'm trying to get it to support a 1 ghz Celeron processor. So far it can only go to 800 mhz. Can someone please help me? ...

Ubuntu HP's BIOS update

I left a previous post about my touchpad not scrolling after running the computer for 20 minutes. didn't get much help so I contacted HP support. They asked if I had altered anything and asked what operating system I was using. I told them Vista only because I'm afraid they will not honor the warant ...

Ubuntu BIOS update after fitting new CPU, necessary???

I have inherited a Dell Inspiron 1300 with a 1.6 Ghz Celeron M and would like to fit a Pentium M 765 2.1 Ghz.My questions are, will i need to update the BIOS after fitting it, or can i just plug and play?If an update is not necessary, as such, will i see any kind of gains from doing so?and if an upd ...

Ubuntu Bios update, Kernel errors

I updated my bios on my Gigabyte EP45-UD3R to the latest version, and now when I try loading Ubuntu, it fails at various points. The farthest I've gotten is the login screen, where I input my information and it made me enter it again, and then it logged me in, but without the GUI. I was sent directl ...

Ubuntu Programs won't open after BIOS update

Hello, I installed Ubuntu 9.04 and everything was fine for a few days. Today I updated my BIOS 440BX (Asus P3B-F) for two reasons:1. I would get a "System Halt" on shutdown (only). On boot up it stated that the BIOS was older than 1999 and Ubuntu was making some correction. Otherwise every ...

Ubuntu BIOS update in emergency

I have a big problem with my laptop, it can no more boot from a LiveCD or USB device. I'm not an Absolute Beginner in Ubuntu (I'm rather a Absolute Beginner in English, sorry for my errors)), so I changed all options in my BIOS and it didn't work.Yesterday I saw that my laptop can boot from a LiveCD ...

Ubuntu Acer One Netbook will not start, need bios update...

I have installed Ubuntu on my Acer One Netbook one 2 years ago, and recently updated it to 10.04 (or 10.10 I do not actually remember, but it was back in last november so I suspect 10.10). I normally connect a usb disc I use to the netbook, and a few days ago I again connected the USB disc but now b ...

Ubuntu Can't boot after BIOS Update

I updated the BIOS on my semi-ancient Abit AV8 and now the system gets stuck on boot. (System has a recent install of 10.04 64 bit Server. It was running an early beta of Maverick due to a screwed up upgrade from the previous LTS, but that should be a different matter.)The system includes an IDE boo ...

Ubuntu Install of 10.04 hangs "0x0/0x20" "Child_rip" on Toshiba Pro L510 with InsydeH20 bios

The installation of 10.04 hangs on this computer with 64bit install. Doesn't get to the menu options. Simply hangs on terminal like output ending "0x0/0x20" "Child_rip". I have tried the 64bit install via usb, CD-ROM, Wubi, plus the alternative installer all with the same result. ...

Ubuntu evga 780i SLI Mainboard Bios Update

Board ... happy 2011!With start of this new year, I have run into an interesting issue, where my machine keep rebooting after certain time interval. I have seen the usual ACPI shutdown requested in my logs, for which the forumsphere has indicated that maybe a BIOS update might be needed.Firstly, is ...

Kubuntu won't boot after BIOS update

everyone. I recently purchased a Toshiba Satellite A-505 laptop with an Core i7 CPU. I had some trouble installing Kubuntu 10.04 LTS. The instalation CD got to the menu, but when I selected Install the screen went black and crashed upon boot. But I got it to work by booting with kernel parameter pci ...

Ubuntu Bios Update For Gigabyte GA-X48T-DQ6

I have never upgraded my bios for my gigabyte mobo (GA-X48T-DQ6) because the instruction manual said that you could only do this update through windows-does anyone know if there is a way for me to do a bios update that is 2 years overdue in ubuntu? I do have wine installed but I have never used wine ...

Ubuntu BIOS update for lenovo x201 USB method for diskless laptop

Im tempted to update the BIOS of my x201, reading through this method proposed for the x61:http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=817897I ended up with a freeDOS usb stick that contains the official BIOS Update Utility that comes from this lenovo page:http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/doc ...

Ubuntu BIOS update ate my computer

The title is a little misleading because I had issues before the BIOS update it's just exacerbated them.My computer was running fine (well occasional dumps into busybox during boot but typing reboot would get things going again) but I realised recently that my menu.lst hadn't been updated for quite ...

Ubuntu BIOS Update; Hibernate/Suspend Issues

I just recently purchased an HP DV4-1428DX from Best Buy and have mostly finished the Ubuntu install and configuration. Everything is working besides the hibernate and suspend functions.I read on another site that a BIOS update may fix the issue. The update from HP's site is an .exe file, which obvi ...

Ubuntu Acer Aspire One BIOS Update

I have an Acer Aspire One netbook with Ubuntu netbook remix as the OSThe problem I have is that my battery will not charge, Acers response to this is that I need a BIOS update which rectifies this problemThe problem I have is that the BIOS updates that are available only seem to be for windows osMy ...

Ubuntu Hard drive churning after BIOS update

I recently updated the BIOS as I am going to upgrade the CPU in a few days. Windows XP 64 behaves the same but the Ibex has the hard drive light on continuously now. I don't know if it is just the light being fed incorrect information, or if one or more of the drives is churning.ASUS M2N-E motherboa ...

Ubuntu T60 Bios Update

I just ran the T60 BIOS update that was released on Feb 13, 2008. I ran it using the bootable ISO. It didn't really change anything, but when it completes it makes a really loud noise for a few seconds. Everything else seems to be in order. ...

Ubuntu Inspiron1546, BIOS update errors

Testing natty, I noticed some output of sorts concerning a bios bug.Checking into dells updates & linux support, I loaded from the repos dells firmware.Checking into a possible bios update, I ran the commands and am not sure of the output error messages or permissions mentioned.My /usr/share/fir ...

Ubuntu Easy BIOS Update

I have a Dell Vostro 3700 I downloaded the latest BIOS from the Dell website.Then downloaded a XP bootdisk from www.bootdisk.com made a Boot CD and put the BIOS file onto a flash drive, when I booted with the XP CD the flash drive showed up as C: I then just ran the BIOS update which worked fine.I f ...

Ubuntu Laptop sluggish after bios update

My computer was overheating when using wine so I decided to update my bios in hopes of an easy fix.I followed the instructions here (http://www.ubuntu-unleashed.com/2007/09/howto-easily-upgrade-dell-bios-in.html)upon reboot the bios updated and things were working fine.I loaded up my favorite wine p ...

Ubuntu Dell Bios Update fails.

If I try dellBiosUpdate -u -f ./bios.hdrroot@laptop:~/Desktop# dellBiosUpdate -u -f ./bios.hdrPerforming BIOS update...Traceback (most recent call last):File "/usr/sbin/dellBiosUpdate", line 185, in <module>sys.exit( main() )File "/usr/sbin/dellBiosUpdate", line 153, in mai ...

Ubuntu Inspiron Mini 9 BIOS update - How?

I noticed that there is a A02 BIOS update for the Mini 9. I've been researching how to do the update but have had little luck. If one of you has updated your BIOS please share with us how you did it.TIA ...

Ubuntu assisstence required: presario f572us not installing xp for a BIOS update

I cannot get my system to start xp so I can install a BIOS update. If anyone knows how to get this BIOS update installed by other means besides what I just tried please say so. By the way my linux just crashed and is currently burning because it goes to check the system and locks up at 70% to 85%. T ...

Ubuntu Installing bios update - with a .exe?

I would describe myself as an enthusiastic noob/amateur for this... so possibly expect some stupidity in what im trying to do...I decided to try to set up KVM to run windows as a virtual machine on my L730 Laptop. No joy. To cut a long story short my laptop does support the virtualisation, but there ...

Ubuntu BIOS update?

I have recently decided to take the leap from Windows to Linux (Ubuntu 6 beta). However, a couple of notable things didn't work. One is my LogiTech web cam (USB) and the sound. I have an ASUS P4P800 MB and went to ASUS' site to try to get BIOS update (has never been done and it's several years old). ...

Ubuntu BIOS update

Is there a BIOS update for my Serval Performance Type 1 laptop?I was wanting to upgrade to 4 Gig of RAM and I understand that i can't do that without a BIOS update. ...

Ubuntu Toshiba BIOS update

So, I've just did a fresh install of Fiesty on my girlfriend's computer and I've been trying desperately to get certain keyboard functions to work (the Fn key is useless). So I noticed that Toshiba released a BIOS update a couple months back and I was hoping that maybe I could update the BIOS and it ...

Ubuntu BIOS update? acer travelmate

i own an acer travlmate 290 (around 4 years old, last bios update about, i don't know how many years ago, if at all).ever sinc switching to linux, my harddrive seemed slow. hdma5 never worked with my old one.now i bought a new one and it still doesn't work with hdma5 data transfer speed, even though ...

Ubuntu BIOS Update?

I found a post back on the forums at your website about a possible bios update for the gazelle performance which would enable suspend to work. I was hoping for some word on if there is an update and if it does solve the suspend problem ...

Ubuntu HOWTO: BIOS Update on Dell Vostro 200

I recently added additional memory to my Vostro taking the total up to 4gb, however, an out of date BIOS meant that not all of this was available to Ubuntu. Dell provides a method for updating many system BIOS using firmware-tools packages and the process outlined here (http://en.community.dell.com/ ...

Ubuntu Oh the Horror: BIOS update failure!

I tried to update my BIOS last night and now my motherboard wont post a thing. I never had a BIOS update go bad on me before so I'm kinda angry. So much for trying to keep my processor upgrade options up to date. Hopefully MSI will honor the warranty.Anyone else ever do a BIOS or Firmware update tha ...

Ubuntu BIOS update from Toshiba broke laptop

So I'm repairing this laptop for a friend, removing viruses and such, and it suddenly shuts off, It does this a couple more times until I finally get fed up and start looking for an answer.I find one, in the form of a BIOS update from Toshiba, I run it, taking care to follow all the instructions, (C ...

Ubuntu Iwill kk266-r bios update?

Hello, I am having a difficult time obtaining a bios update for my iwill kk266-r mobo. The iwill homepage seems to be inaccessible and I couldn't find the appropriate drivers elsewhere. Any suggestions? ...