[ubuntu-uk] Update BIOS with dual boot

Simon Greenwood sfgreenwood at gmail.com
Tue Jan 31 20:38:08 UTC 2012

On 31 January 2012 20:29, Philip Stubbs <philip at stuphi.co.uk> wrote:

> On 31 January 2012 14:38, James Morrissey <morrissey.james1 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have realised that some graphics glitches i have been experiencing
> > on my thinkpad x121e might be the product of an out-of-date BIOS. As
> > such i am looking to update my BIOS.
> The last BIOS update I did was on an ASUS motherboard. ASUS supply a
> DOS utility to flash the BIOS, so I created a bootable CD with
> FreeDOS, the utility and the new BIOS on it, as I don't have a floppy
> drive. The FeeDOS website had a guide to creating the CD. If Lenovo
> also have a DOS utility, that may be a way forward.
I've just had a look at BIOS updates for my Thinkpad Edge 11 and they're
delivered as a bootable CD so there will presumably be a similar option for
the Thinkpad X121e.


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