[CentOS] flashing a BIOS on an HP server

Tue Apr 30 19:22:47 UTC 2013
Hugh E Cruickshank <hugh at forsoft.com>

From: m.roth at 5-cent.us Sent: April 30, 2013 12:13
> Hugh E Cruickshank wrote:
> Well, more like create a bootable flash drive and copy the 
> .exe to it -
> there doesn't seem to be *anything* other than the damn .exe.

Have a look at:


This will provide you with the DVD image and installation instructions
including to a USB key.

> > 4. Answer a few questions and let it do its thing.
> Is that like the Dell, where it "inventories the system", 
> then *tells* you
> if it's for this hardware, and that it's newer (or not) than 
> what's there?

It is does do an inventory to determine what is install and what needs
updating then it will update all the firmware for the MB, cards, drives,
etc. If I recall correctly you can run it in full automatic mode or do
selective updates.


Regards, Hugh

Hugh E Cruickshank, Forward Software, www.forward-software.com