Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 13th Jul 2005 13:53 UTC, submitted by Gsurface
Hardware, Embedded Systems The floppy disk was well intended, but its usefulness is now gone. Now, over 30 years later, the floppy disk needs to go for good.
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Floppy to flash a BIOS? Really?
by MYOB on Wed 13th Jul 2005 23:39 UTC
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Funny how I've flashed the BIOS on my HDD, CD-RW, motherboard; and flashed region cracked firmware to my DVD... all from CD.

FreeDOS, dump the BIOS images, flasher, whatever onto the disc. Only problem is flashing the firmware on the drive you're booting from - but all my desktops have two drives...

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