[Beowulf] Repenting for sins against Dell (on good Friday, no less)
jlb17 at duke.edu
Fri Apr 10 12:58:03 EDT 2009
On Fri, 10 Apr 2009 at 12:51pm, Mark Hahn wrote
>> Erm, I just (as in, this week) upgraded the BIOS of a batch of DL160 G5s
>> from within Linux.
> nice. for a lot of models, they make available a dos/win exe
> that produces a bootable floppy image. kind of a pain.
> being able to check and interpret bios settings (from the normal OS)
> would be a major advantage. being able to set them would be very nice
> as well, even if the change didn't take effect until the bios ran again
> (next boot).
I cannot second this heartily enough. Somebody please write this tool.
I'd even settle for a reliable way to clone a BIOS image (custom settings
and all) from one machine to the rest of the batch.
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