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Re: update bios from debian




On Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 10:00:05 PM UTC-6, emetib wrote:
> has anyone tried to update their bios from debian or linux in general?
> 
> i've looked at these pages ->
> https://wiki.debian.org/FlashBIOS
> https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/DS038945
> 
> and have downloaded the packages that they say to get, and have also downloaded the new bios from lenovo's website.
> 
> don't really want to turn my laptop into a brick, so i'm curious if anyone has done this before, and if so anything that i should worry, not worry about?  
> 
> the lenovo site say to just click on the .exe, yet i don't know if it needs windows to do the install or not.
> 
> any thoughts?
> thanks.
> em

don't have a lenovo cd.  don't know if i ever got one, i'll have to take a look around for one online.