Tag: bios

  • Flashing a BIOS update using only free tools (FreeDOS, etc)

    The wonderful world of motherboard BIOS updates, is still old fashioned. Updates are often still built for Microsoft Windows environments. Those of us who don’t have MS Windows, DOS, a floppy drive, an install of Windows 98 to create a bootable floppy, or cheesy Pâté for that matter ….. Here is a way one can…

  • Transition away from MBR to GPT booting

    Recently, I was installing debian on a new server and grub2 would not install gave me this error: “This GPT partition label has no BIOS Boot Partition; embedding won’t be possible! grub-setup: error: Embedding is not possible, but this is required when the root device is on a RAID array or LVM volume.” Of course,…