On Tue, Jun 20, 2017 at 5:32 PM, Curtis R Anderson via Freedos-user
<freedos-user@lists.sourceforge.net> wrote:
> So, I have a need to run a DOS based utility to flash a SCSI card BIOS.
> I can't boot from a USB-based mass storage device with this desktop's BIOS.
> No option is provided for it in the BIOS menu.

Use PLoP boot manager:

"You can start the boot manager from floppy, CD, network and there are
many more ways to start the boot manager. You can install the boot
manager on your hard disk."


> My floppy drive died years ago and was retired, so that option is out as well.

Buy a USB floppy drive:


> My hard drives are 2TB and 3TB, respectively. The "legacy" CD-ROM complained
> about my "Drive is too large to handle" and said something about the first
> 8GB being usable.

Not sure exactly, not something I'm intimately familiar with. So I can
only provide hints (guesses).

* https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/BIOS_Update
* https://wiki.debian.org/FlashBIOS

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