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 ====== How to Flash a BIOS ====== ====== How to Flash a BIOS ======
  
-Many modern x86 board manufacturers provide BIOS upgrades in the form of a DOS application and a .BAT script. ​ Jetway is one such example. ​ Some board manufacturers,​ such as Soekris, require a serial XModem BIOS upgrade process, which is not covered here. The PC Engines APU boards BIOS needs to be upgraded with the ''​flashboot''​ utility, which is also not covered here.+Many modern x86 board manufacturers provide BIOS upgrades in the form of a DOS application and a .BAT script. ​ Jetway is one such example. ​ Some board manufacturers,​ such as Soekris, require a serial XModem BIOS upgrade process, which is not covered here. The PC Engines APU boards BIOS needs to be upgraded with the ''​flashrom''​ utility, which is also not covered here.
  
 First, a word of warning, flashing BIOS upgrades should not be taken lightly, if you mess-up you may end up with a non-functional board. ​ Proceed with caution. First, a word of warning, flashing BIOS upgrades should not be taken lightly, if you mess-up you may end up with a non-functional board. ​ Proceed with caution.