[PATCH 0/1] [lucid] LP#539730 -- Dell D630 screen corruption

Scott James Remnant scott at ubuntu.com
Sat Apr 10 22:00:03 UTC 2010


On Fri, 2010-04-09 at 09:32 -0500, Mario Limonciello wrote:
> Hi Scott:
> 
> On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 04:44, Scott James Remnant <scott at ubuntu.com>
> wrote:
>         On Thu, 2010-04-08 at 14:21 -0500, Mario Limonciello wrote:
>         
>         > VBIOS updates are contained in the BIOS update.
>         >
>         >
>         > D620:
>         >
>         http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/driverslist.aspx?os=BIOSA&catid=-1&dateid=-1&impid=-1&osl=EN&typeid=-1&formatid=-1&servicetag=&SystemID=LATITUDE+D620&hidos=WW1&hidlang=en&TabIndex=&scanSupported=False&scanConsent=False
>         >
>         
>         The only download on this site is a Windows .EXE - these don't
>         work on
>         Ubuntu.
>         
> They're DOS executables.  You should be able to run them from a
> freedos boot disk.
> 
> 
> supermario at yoshi:~/Downloads$ file D630_A17.EXE 
> D630_A17.EXE: MS-DOS executable
> 
> 
> supermario at yoshi:~/Downloads$ file D620_A10.EXE 
> D620_A10.EXE: MS-DOS executable
> 
As you can see from the bug, I already have A10 bios on the D620

Scott
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Scott James Remnant
scott at ubuntu.com
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