Monthly Archives: February 2011

Ubuntu Bios update for Dell Vostro 430

I have a Dell Vostro 430 with an old BIOS (2.0.1). This BIOS has a annoying bug with detecting incorrect temperatures…. Details here

I tried updating the every way suggested by Dell or the community for Linux users:

My system ID is 0x02EC, and there simply was no “system_bios_ven_0x1028_dev_0x02EC…” here

In the end the solution was simple.