Setup of a bootable drive to support apu flash upgrades can be a bit tricky.
TinyCore Linux is a
small system that boots up quite quickly. The apu board can boot TinyCore
from an USB memory stick or from an SD card in the internal slot. |
Installation from Windows
Run the installer
Installation from Linux or MacOS
Format the memory stick / SD card with a FAT file system,
then make it bootable with syslinux. Finally extract the files found in
apu_tinycore.tar.bz2 to the target device.|
flashrom and the latest apu BIOS file are
included in our image. Later BIOS files can be copied to the root directory of the FAT file
system - our TinyCore setup will automatically mount the file system and set the current
To update the BIOS, enter e.g.
flashrom -w apu140401.rom