[ipxe-devel] Suggested additions to the ROM flashing guide

Allan Nordhøy comradekingu at gmail.com
Fri Nov 16 18:34:15 UTC 2012

in addition to the things in http://ipxe.org/download I needed
"genisoimage" package

Broadcom Diagnostic Utility .iso
here → http://ipxe.org/howto/romburning/tg3 and links to →

It has been updated to

There are some differences with the new broadcom FreeDOS tool.

If one follows the guide http://ipxe.org/howto/romburning/tg3
First difference is you are left at prompt "X:/Freedos/Setup/BATCH>"   not
Secondly, the directory with the binaries is "b57DIAG", not "b57udiag"
Also, the flashing binary is no longer b57diag (that is a .pdf) "b57udiag
-c 0 -pxe c:\?????????.rom" did the trick
(As a nice addition to the end) to reboot in the freedos environment, press

Then something that could be added, it just says FAT usb drive, without any
specifications. A FAT32 8GB worked fine, no need to worry there.
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