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Re: Unusable Realtek NIC after upgrading to NetBSD 9

I have extracted it using Engrampa and made a tgz archive with the files in it.
You can download it here:

There's a .bin file in it, I think it's all you need on your USB stick.

On 17/09/2020 10:52, Rocky Hotas wrote:
On set 17  8:55, Vincent DEFERT wrote:
You could try opening the firmware update's executable as an archive
(they are often SFX - self-extracting ZIP archives),
extract its contents to a FAT-formatted USB pen drive,
reboot the laptop with the pen drive attached
and enter the BIOS firmware flash utility (often the F7 key).
This is a good advice, which can be useful for similar cases. As regards
my laptop, the file is

(yes, the Compaq BIOS update is distributed by HP, it sounded weird to
me, too).
I tried to extract it with GUI `Ark' on Linux, with CLI `unrar' and by
executing the file itself, after renaming it as `sfx', as suggested

It didn't work, so maybe it's a different format.

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