laptop with no BIOS? or BIOS reflash pain

Polytropon freebsd at
Mon Oct 29 22:51:24 UTC 2012

On Mon, 29 Oct 2012 15:44:19 -0700 (PDT), Jakub Lach wrote:
> More civilised notebook manufactures usually provide 
> also self booting (CD) image to update BIOS 
> (e.g. Lenovo/ThinkPad). 

I've recently heared (but not verified) that some
manufacturers provide floppy disk images that can
be used with floppies (if you have them) utilizing
a USB floppy disk drive to boot (selectable as boot
source at system startup). This way you don't waste
650 MB, only 1.44 MB for this one-time use... :-)

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