[ltp] Thinkpad T40 BIOS upgrade, how to update the ECP? (PXE boot)

Daniel linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Fri, 16 Mar 2007 19:07:28 +0100

First of, you should call support if you still can.

On Fri, Mar 16, 2007 at 01:52:36PM -0400, Oisin Feeley wrote:
> 6. Insert the ECP CD created and tested above.  The machine went
> through POST, but pressing F12 to get a boot device list results in a
> jump to a PXE bootloader screen.  I can then press Ctrl-S to access
> the Setup menu of the Intel Boot Agent 4.1.07  which presents me with
> some choices, namely:

If you do not press F12, will it boot normally?

> http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/BIOS_Upgrade#Updating_with_Network_Boot_Image
> and don't understand what they mean by "dd format".  I understand that

I have never seen the term "dd format" before. I can only guess that
some unenlightened soul thought 'dd' did something magical to the data.

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