[SATLUG] updating the bios in Fedora 12

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue Mar 23 17:47:22 CDT 2010


redpill wrote:
> given that the BIOS is software the benefit in upgrading is the same as
> any other piece of software...to gain new features and fix old bugs.
> That said updating (or upgrading?) the BIOS does carry a significant
> risk, and should not be done trivially.

What bugs?  What features?  The only function of the BIOS is to load the 
OS.  After that, it's not used.  If it couldn't load the OS, then it 
wouldn't have shipped.

   -- Bruce

P.S.  Please don't top post.


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