[ltp] BIOS update on Thinkpad X220 fails

Ricardo Reis linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Wed, 16 Nov 2011 10:09:51 +0000 (WET)

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On Wed, 16 Nov 2011, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:

> On mer., 2011-11-16 at 10:52 +0100, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
>> Trying the usual:
>> label x220t
>>         menu label x220t bios update
>>         linux memdisk
>>         append iso
>>         initrd /8duj12uc.iso
>> doesn't work. With the initial image, it fails with the same error as
>> initial poster (upgrade just hangs). With the images after
>> geteltorito,
>> it doesn't boot. Relevant messages during boot:
>> El Torito BCD sanity check failed.
>> El Torito bot catalog sanity check failed.
>> MEMDISK: Image seems to have fractional end cylinder
>> [...]
>> MEMDISK: bootstrap too large to load
> So, removing "append iso" fixes the problem, but I'm back to the initial
> problem, the upgrade hangs...

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