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This can be done many different ways. GRUB) Boot from a USB Flash drive Boot from a floppy Booting from a CD Hint: If there is a Bootable CD image available, e.g., FILENAME.iso, just download that, instead of Testing the Image You can test that FILENAME.IMG is really a floppy image by running: # mkdir /tmp/mntfloppy # mount -o loop FILENAME.IMG /tmp/mntfloppy If a ls command on the image Using a floppy disk is NOT recommended. this contact form

Or not? So in theory there are two basic steps to update the firmware (either the BIOS or the ECP) on a ThinkPad not running Windows: Get or create a bootable image with thinkpadawan03-10-2016, 09:04 AM Hey! Da Vinci Code, do you need any more information?

Bios Directory Cannot Be Found Lenovo

http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/si...cid=MIGR-63685 I mounted the image within Linux but could still not see any files, nor could I open them within Windows. I don't know why copying the files via Windows Explorer would make a difference, but thanks for the tip **NOTE: I tried the entire operation in Windows recently (to update to That's it! Under Windows, this may require you to disable the read-only flag on the file before overwriting it. 3.

You hit the nail on the head. If you install the Linux program cabextract you can expand these .cab files directly. Why Upgrade the BIOS Although the stock BIOS shipped with most x61 laptops may be fine for most users, the BIOS v2.07, which was released in January 2008, offers an improved Worst scenario you may have to replace the keyboard and or the touchpad. 0 Message Accepted Solution by:Endelm2009-04-17 Hi thank you, It seems to be working after I installed this

I can imagine what it must be like for a novice user.... (gets off soap box and awaits help).MikeOS Name Microsoft® Windows Vista™ BusinessVersion 6.0.6001 Service Pack 1 Build 6001OS Manufacturer All rights reserved. Mike Revision History: 1.0.0 - Original post (June 4th, 2008) 1.0.1 - Updated for BIOS revision X61/61s 2.14, Added "1. Help needed How exactly did you do this?

The format of the image is such that it cannot be viewed, thus it cannot be copied to a USB stick with 'cp' command or otherwise. It's done. title IBM ECP Update root Do not change. Proceed at your own risk!

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Mike Adv Reply July 4th, 2008 #4 darkbeethoven View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message First Cup of Ubuntu Join Date Jul 2007 Beans 1 Re: How to Upgrade the I swear I read that somehwere.../me Note to self read the pagea again! Bios Directory Cannot Be Found Lenovo kernel /boot/memdisk initrd This is the name of the firmware-updater image file, e.g., 1IUJ13US.IMG initrd /boot/1IUJ13US.IMG Do not modify the original section in /boot/grub/menu.lst, or you might not be able to Flash Module Cannot Be Found The Utility Process Has Not Completed Join Date Jul 2007 Location Austin, TX (formerly D.C) Beans 359 DistroUbuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx Re: How to Upgrade the Thinkpad x61 BIOS I'll take a crack at updating the tutorial

You will need to install it to boot a .IMG from GRUB. weblink So even if you have Windows, you may still need to use the info on this page. Suggested Solutions Title # Comments Views Activity Macbookpro 8 72 108d Disable Dell Data Protection from Laptop 3 61 65d Lenova YOGA 3 stuck on "spinning circle" after Windows 10 upgrade Privacy policy About ThinkWiki Terms of use Bios Mods -The Best BIOS Update and Modification Source Bios Mods -The Best BIOS Update and Modification Source > Bios Mods Forum > WiFi Bios Directory Cannot Be Found The Utility Process Has Not Completed

Join & Ask a Question Need Help in Real-Time? The first time I overwrote the Win98 command.com file with the Lenovo one, using a simple copy and paste in windows, the flash drive failed to boot. If you use the device name of another harddrive, you could very easily end up wiping other, unrelated disks. http://cmptp.com/cannot-be/bios-update-cannot-be-run-in-dos-mode.html If this does not work for the Non-diskette .exe, try it on the Diskette .exe.

First, connect a USB stick (<= 4GB) and backup any important files; we are going to format the device, which will erase any information you have on it. Two Firmwares: BIOS and ECP ATTENTION! why? 1 Betreff: L440 BIOS 1.86 setting a custom splash sc... 1 View All Top Kudoed Authors User Kudos Count sclexman 2 subhanshu 1 jessyjames48 1 sivamathy 1 View All top

There are different ways to do that: Boot from a CD Boot image using bootloader (e.g.

Should the system encounter a disk read error during the flash process, and you select "Abort", your system could be permanently damaged. this will erase the USB mass storage device content. 1. For example: # ls /tmp/mntfloppy $0195000.FL1 069580.PAT 06d2.HSH IBMDOS.COM TPCHKS.EXE 0691.HSH 06D0.PAT 06d6.HSH LOGO.BAT UPDTFLSH.EXE 0691.PAT 06D1.PAT 06d8.HSH LOGO.SCR UPDTMN.EXE 0694.HSH 06D2.PAT CHKBMP.EXE PHLASH16.EXE USERINT.EXE 0694.PAT 06D6.PAT COMMAND.COM PREPARE.EXE UTILINFO.EXE 0695.HSH Here's how to update the bios in this case: download the spsdi833 bios update and create the update floppy.

For the i Series 1400 follow instructions on this website. That being said, a BIOS upgrade not a necessity. FYI Unsolicited Personal Messages will be ignored. http://cmptp.com/cannot-be/bt-cannot-be-found.html Under "using DOS system files located at", provide a directory containing a valid DOS boot disc.

Sovem's Whitelist Removed BIOSes - A famous user from BIOS-mods.com, that removes mPCI whitelists from BIOSes upon request. Also create a symlink, so you do not have to change the grub configuration for each bios upgrade: sudo su - cd /boot cp /home/youruser/Downloads/6uuj12uc.iso . many thx Adv Reply July 3rd, 2008 #3 mbsullivan View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Tea Glorious Tea! Interesting question...

ATTENTION! For example: # dmidecode -s bios-version 1RETDRWW (3.23 ) # dmidecode -t 11 # dmidecode 2.9 SMBIOS 2.33 present. The time now is 06:35 AM. This can be done with the following strings -a -t d NO-DISKETT.EXE | awk 'offset=index($2,"MSCF"), (offset!= 0) {print $1+offset-1}' | head --lines 1 4196 The command adds the byte offset of

Last Jump to page: Quick Navigation Tutorials Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums The Ubuntu Forum Community Ubuntu Official Flavours Support New to If you need CD-ROM support, load CD-related things but say no to everything else. See here for details. Finally, click on Open/Create, and click Create.

Help needed Who are these "many"? This worked on the R31, X22, T21, T30 and T41p with various firmware updates. On the X22, it worked with ECP 1.30 but not with BIOS 1.32 After updating Lenovo recommends reseting your BIOS settings to their factory defaults after a firmware update. Special Cases In one case, see (APM setup on a type 2379 ThinkPad T40), it was not possible to upgrade the BIOS from Windows XP; a downgrade to Windows 98 was

Regular BIOS upgrades have been offered by Lenovo for the x61, and are released without charge in two forms: X61/X61s: 1. Try this one http://rghost.net/6RvdxLsPf Regards! Also, you will need a DOS bootdisk. Interrupt boot, press F12 and select USB mass storage device as boot source. 7.

If you have an optical drive there is no need to read this page any further: just download .iso image, burn it and boot to flash bios.