[CentOS] BIOS upgrade side effects

John Bowden j-alan at btconnect.com
Sat Jun 30 03:52:18 UTC 2007

On Saturday 30 June 2007 04:17:25 Ted Miller wrote:
> John Bowden wrote:
> > On Thursday 28 June 2007 02:40:37 Ted Miller wrote:
> >> Are there any possible undesirable effects of a BIOS upgrade?  The worst
> >> I can think of is something that would change my SATA drives from being
> >> mapped as SCSI to being mapped as IDE.
> >>
> >> Ted Miller
> >
> > Does the board have a back up bios? If the upgrade fails (worst scenario)
> > then it could leave your machine unusable. Make sure you have the correct
> > bios file
> Yes, it does.  I had forgotten about that until you mentioned it.  With
> that, I can always retrace and reconsider.
> Ted Miller
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yep its handy having a second bios chip. I always kept my fingers crossed when 
updating my bios's. Did you have a look at 
I have only done bios updates with a d.o.s boot disk in the past. 

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