[ubuntu-uk] Update BIOS with dual boot
krisdouglas at gmail.com
Wed Jul 18 10:44:45 UTC 2012
On 18 July 2012 11:39, James Morrissey <morrissey.james1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Wny not use any one of the USB-creator tools to turn a live CD image into a
>> Live USB image? Or do you not have that as an ISO?
> I thought of this, but all the information seemed to suggest that i
> needed a boot loader installed separately. If i have an ISO can i just
> create a live USB out of it and use that to update?
>> On 18 July 2012 11:34, Tyler J. Wagner <tyler at tolaris.com> wrote:
>>> On 2012-07-18 11:25, James Morrissey wrote:
>>>> Having spoken to Lenovo, i am rather unsatisfied.
>>>> Their story is that they don't know why the windows client won't work.
>>>> They also suggest that i use the live CD as a means for updating the
>>>> BIOS - this is the recommended method. Unbelievably (to my mind, at
>>>> least), they only have instructions for this using a CD. This is
>>>> currently hopeless for me as i have a thinkpad x121e which has no
>>>> optical drive, and i don't have an external drive on me.
>>> Wny not use any one of the USB-creator tools to turn a live CD image into a
>>> Live USB image? Or do you not have that as an ISO?
>>> "Each generation is a filter, a sieve; good genes tend to fall through
>>> the sieve into the next generation; bad genes tend to end up in bodies
>>> that die young or without reproducing."
>>> -- Richard Dawkins
> James Morrissey
> Research Officer
> Refugee Studies Centre | Department of International Development |
> University of Oxford
> 3 Mansfield Road | Oxford, United Kingdom | OX1 3TB
There is an HP utility that can do this, this guide shows how to load
the ISO on to a USB and boot it, should work.
Will need adapting slightly as your image will be different.
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