Hi. Others have created a BIOS-flashing FreeDOS floppy, so I know it can be 
done. Might be easiest to create a bootable USB flash fob drive, and boot from 
that with your BIOS flashing software. Be aware that USB drives often get 
recognized on DOS as the c: drive, through legacy mapping.

jh



On Jan 16, 2012, at 9:51 PM, Bob Cochran <bcochra...@verizon.net> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I have an MSI brand motherboard which I need to flash to the latest 
> BIOS. However, all my systems run Linux or *nix; I do not have a 
> Microsoft Windows-based system for creating a bootable floppy. MSI seems 
> to require a Windows or DOS-based operating system to do the BIOS 
> flashing. Is there an easy way to do this with FreeDOS? I'd prefer to 
> create a bootable CD that has the BIOS firmware file and *.exe flashing 
> program right on it.
> 
> I searched your Wiki and the freedos.org site for advice or an FAQ on 
> this question.
> 
> Help with this is deeply appreciated.
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Bob Cochran
> 
> 
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