Re: Alpha BIOS to SRM question = looking for some help
bob smith <email@example.com> schrieb am 02.03.03 22:50:52:
> Maybe someone can help me.
> I have snagged the latest firmware from the dec site, snagged the
> release notes, created the floppy with the file fwupdate.exe on a pc
> using a FAT formatted floppy. The version of firmwre seems to be
> referred to as 5.8 for the LX and SX, 5.6 for the 164, fyi.
> I have booted my LX, gotten the Alphabios screen, selected update,
> gotten it to seitch to the serial port, after it seems to boot from
> floppy (green led on, movement of floppy heads) and all seems well.
> I get the update prompt, UPD> and I tell it to update firmware.
> Now, here is where I get confused ;
> the releasenotes, page 11, talks about a floppy with file
> LX164SRM.ROM (downloaded from the ftp site) but the directions
> from the site don't seem to say anything bout this, all they
> talk about is createing the fwupdate.exe.
> I have the flash jumper on the right spot, trying to dump this
> alpha bios and get to srm.
If I'm not all too mistaken, you have to rename your LX164SRM.ROM
to FWUPDATE.EXE and everything should be fine. At least it worked
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