Archived: Creating a Bootable USB Key for Updating a PXI ControllerThis document has been archived and is no longer updated by National Instruments
I would like to create a bootable USB key for updating my PXI controller’s BIOS in DOS, but I do not have the tools to do so and do not know how. How do I create a bootable USB key to update my PXI controller’s firmware?
To create a bootable USB key for your PXI controller, you will need to use the three programs provided below in the Bootable_USB_Files.zip.
Step 1: First, you will need to create a virtual floppy drive.
NOTE: If you already have a real floppy drive, you can skip to Step 2.
Step 2: Next, you will need to format your virtual floppy drive or real drive with the Boot98 software provided.
KnowledgeBase 2GIGKD0Z: Determining and Upgrading PXI and VXI Embedded Controller BIOS Versions
Report Date: 12/05/2006
Last Updated: 08/22/2014
Document ID: 444A570L