[ltp] Bios upgrade via USB boot

Robin Becker linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Thu, 26 Sep 2013 14:35:35 +0100

On 26/09/2013 06:34, Rubin Abdi wrote:
> I remember a year or two ago trying to some how create an image from the
> bios upgrade isos that Lenovo provides and failing constantly. I got to
> the point where I went out and bought a DVD burner so I didn't have to
> deal with it anymore.
> Anyhow, I just found this and don't know how I missed it when I first
> went looking before. Gave it a try now and it worked like a charm...
> http://www.floccinaucinihilipilification.net/blog/2011/10/2/updating-the-bios-of-a-thinkpad-x220-using-linux.html
thanks for this I'll give it a whirl.

For what it's worth I have successfully used the method from thinkwiki page 
about splash screen changing


to extract working usb images. All that searching and mounting of memory images 
etc etc is a bit convoluted.
Robin Becker