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5067Re: [linux-dell-laptops] BIOS upgrade to use mks2d?!

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  • Lars Hagstrom
    Jun 29, 2001
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      Ok, my bad!

      I tried moving the ME partition a bit, and then suddenly Mks2d worked.
      Sorry about that...

      >I had the same problem, you have to use mks2d.exe -f

      What does the -f flag mean? But, as I said, it works now anyway...

      Lars




      >>I have just received my Inspiron 8000 VT, and I am trying to create the s2d
      >>partition as described in the FAQ.
      >>
      >>I have tried the phdisk, which seems to work well, apart from the fact that
      >>it is not possible to suspend to the partition it creates (no s2d partition
      >>found).
      >>
      >>When I use the mks2d tool it hangs. But when I reboot there is a partition
      >>there, and trying Fn-A gives the message "Suspend to disk failed, BIOS
      >>incompatible with MKS2D. BIOS upgrade needed."
      >>I have BIOS v "A10", and there is one newer, "A11". Should I do this, or am
      >>I doing something wrong?
      >>
      >>There is only WinME installed at the moment, on a 6.5 G partition. Before
      >>that partition there is some free space (280 M). The rest of the disk is
      >>empty.
      >>Is there anything else you need to know to be able to help me?
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