[SATLUG] updating the bios in Fedora 12
toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Tue Mar 23 18:37:05 CDT 2010
I had to upgrade the bios on my T60 so that I could install a 64bit cpu.
Thats definately a new feature. And finally no software is bug free
even Basic Input and Output Software.
On Tue, 2010-03-23 at 17:47 -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> 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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