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Author Topic: how to flash bios under vector 7.0 64 bit  (Read 1268 times)
vincent2
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« on: May 06, 2013, 01:40:16 am »

Bonjour!

Just need to update the bios for Fujitsu  T4220 to version 1.8,
now  i've got no foppy disk disk  available, dvd doesn't work properly, any method to flash bios under vector 7.0 64 bit desktop?
i've got flash pendrive,but don't know how to make it as  bootable  dos under vector 7.0 64 bit,
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retired1af
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« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2013, 02:13:03 am »

Each BIOS manufacturer has its own method of updating the BIOS. Generally, it's with a specialized boot disc created with the software that the manufacturer provides. Rarely are BIOS updates done via the OS.
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vincent2
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« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2013, 03:36:28 am »

I already dwnloaded FTS_BIOSDOSFlashDiscImageLifebookT42201.18_xxxxx.zip,unzip the received "FTS_BIOSDOSFlashDiscImageLifebookT42201.18_xxxxx.zip"
file. went windows machine , running T42201.18.exe ,extracted the file for floppy :
containing the following files:
COMMAND.COM    64 KB    02/07/2004    06:28:58 AM
KERNEL.SYS    46 KB    02/07/2004    06:28:58 AM
MORE.EXE    6 KB    05/09/2003    05:50:42 PM
PLATFORM.BIN    2 KB    01/19/2007    07:51:58 PM
README.BAT    1 KB    04/20/2007    01:33:00 PM
FSRTV118.ROM    1024 KB    02/23/2009    01:27:14 PM
autoexec.bat    2 KB    04/02/2009    11:06:44 AM
flash.bat    1 KB    03/31/2009    08:59:28 AM
phlash.exe    77 KB    07/20/2007    01:21:16 PM
readme.txt

now only need dos boot flash pendrive  to boot to dos and run flash.bat..

but under vl7.0 64 bit, which commands i can use to creat a dos boot pendrive ?
  
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vincent2
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« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2013, 04:12:10 am »

now i downloaded unetbootin from slackware 64 repo., made a freedos bootable usb pendrive disk, but once reboot to usb pendrive on fujitsu t4220, only 2 seconds menu blinking then black screen, could not see anything, can't type anything, what's wrong?
i hit every key, no response at all.
what shuld I do now?
any body  can help?
or maybe  unetbootin  from slack64 installed on vector 7.0 64 bit, i won't work properly.
where can i get unetbootin for vector 7.0 64 bit?
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sledgehammer
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« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2013, 06:15:11 am »

I gather unetbootin is not in the 64 repository?  unetbootin from the vector repositories works fine here, but I am using the 32 repo. 
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