Dell updating bios
(Dell offers this as a possibility on their site) Some notes before starting: If your flash image is too large for a floppy, go to the Free Dos bootdisk website, and download the 10Mb hard-disk image.This image is a full disk image, including partitions, so adding your flash utility will be a little trickier: First find the first partition (at time of writing, the first partition starts at block 63; this means that the partitions starts at offset If the mount went without errors, copy the BIOS flash utility and new BIOS image to the mounted floppy disk image.doesn't support versions of Free DOS more recent than 1.0 (current version is 1.2).
Then, after mounting the flash drive, select under distribution Free DOS and your mounted stick.
To use the biosdisk utility to create a BIOS flash image, first download the latest raw BIOS image for your system from your manufacturer's website.
Make sure however, that you always get the BIOS executable and NOT the Windows executable.
You then have one of two options: create a ISO or install the image for your bootloader.
Flashrom is a utility for identifying, reading, writing, verifying and erasing flash chips.