Fujitsu Siemens X300: Firmware 





Hit F2 to get into the BIOS. The opening screen identified it as BIOS Version 0.99C.2457 with a build date of 02/09/11. Interestingly the 'Main' screen doesn't list the amount of RAM present.

The 'Advanced' screen lets you enable/disable various features such as USB legacy support.

NB The 'Security' screen lets you enable or disable 'Boot from USB Devices'.

The F12 key will bring up a boot menu. You then move on to a screen titled: Please select boot device:. My X300 had a USB pen drive inserted and a CF card fitted. With this combination the menu of options is:

  • SATA:PM-1GB CompactFlash Card
  • USB:USB2.0 FlashDisk
  • Network:VIA Networking Bootagent
  • <Enter Setup>

You can select any of the items but, what ever you select this time, it does not change the default behaviour of the BIOS.

Standard Firmware

The Compact Flash card carried a version of eLux. (eLux support now migrated to unicon-software)


Any comments? email me. Added July 2017