The following information details the steps necessary to update BIOS code.
To update the BIOS code, perform the following steps:
The following trace shows an example of an actual BIOS upgrade. Notice that the Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) was failing at first. The TFTP entry in the /etc/inetd.conf file needed to be uncommented and refresh -s inetd issued. Shortly after this was done, the data transfer was successful.
#> set inet 220.127.116.11 ok #> set loadi /usr/lib/cns/bios ok #> set host1 18.104.22.168 ok #> set frametype=ethernet_ii ok #> set netmask=255.255.255.0 ok #> biosload Netloader - DISCOVER 5.0 Using the AUI interface Setting frametype to ETHERNET_II Attempting to resolve Internet addresses Resolved IP address: 22.214.171.124 at ethernet address 02608C2F15D9 NetLoader - BOOTP 5.0 using IPX NetLoader - TFTP 5.0 using UDP/IP Request download of /usr/lib/cns/bios from: 126.96.36.199:0045 ICMP: Port unreachable Llc: General Error Request download of /usr/lib/cns/bios from: 188.8.131.52:0045 ICMP: Port unreachable Llc: General Error Request download of /usr/lib/cns/bios from: 184.108.40.206:0045 ......................... Last Block: 530 BIOS Image is Version 5.20 BIOS Image is Part 31-334-03 Enter 'y' to reprogram, 'n' to abort: y
BIOS Console Troubleshooting Commands.
BIOS Load Command.