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Ludowicus
July 16th, 2013, 01:38 PM
I need the latest BIOS update for this (http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3907#bios) motherboard, but there is no downoad for Linux.
Please tell me how I update my BIOS! Can I install Windows, run the BIOS update and then go back to Ubuntu?
Or is there another way for installing BIOS updates on Linux?

dino99
July 16th, 2013, 04:31 PM
that one seems to be the latest you need : http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4396&dl=1#bios

the bios is related to the hardware; not to the running OS : you then can load all kind of OS (win, linux, osx, ...)

Cheesemill
July 16th, 2013, 05:09 PM
that one seems to be the latest you need : http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4396&dl=1#bios

the bios is related to the hardware; not to the running OS : you then can load all kind of OS (win, linux, osx, ...)

What makes you think that?
Your link is for a different motherboard than the one in the OP.

@Ludowicus

The .exe BIOS files that you get from Giga-Byte are usually DOS executables. This means that you can use UNetBootin (apt://unetbootin) to create a FreeDOS bootable USB stick. Copy the BIOS file to this FreeDOS USB and then boot from it. This will get you to a DOS prompt that you can run the BIOS update from.

dino99
July 16th, 2013, 05:19 PM
ah my bad, i've glanced too quickly : rev1.1 card model / bios rev confusion
http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3907&dl=1#bios

Ludowicus
July 16th, 2013, 08:31 PM
@Cheesemill Thank you :)