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Using FreeDOS to flash BIOS
Posted Oct 15, 2009 11:01 UTC (Thu) by tajyrink (subscriber, #2750)
(just /boot/dos subdirectory on your hard disk)
where memdisk is /usr/lib/syslinux/memdisk from syslinux package in a few distros and somewhere similar in others, and imagefile.img is eg. the single disk FreeDOS linked to from http://www.freedos.org/freedos/files/
You can mount the .img with mount -o loop /boot/dos/myimage.img /mnt, copy the flasher .exe + new BIOS there, then unmount and boot the computer to DosFlashDisk from GRUB menu.
Nowadays I should learn GRUB2, though...
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