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BIOS flashing comes to Linux at last   
Thursday, May 07 2009 @ 07:30 PM EDT
Contributed by: sde

No more dirty DOS bootdisks need touch your pristine Linux box, now that a new Linux app FlashROM is on the verge of release.

FlashROM version 0.9.0 has recently been released, allowing for vastly improved BIOS flashing capabilities on Linux machines.

The Basic Input Output System (BIOS) is a built-in program in your PC that loads before your operating system does and performs the most basic tasks on your computer such as verifying the presence of a CPU, video card, memory, keyboard, and other parts, configuring the hardware according to how you want it, and so on.

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