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T460s stuck for hours on Installing Firmware Upgrade... bricked?

2021-05-14, 22:19 PM

Hi all,

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 on a T460s.  During a regular apt update, it downloaded a firmware upgrade.  I rebooted the system, and it shows "Lenovo - Installing firmware update", yet the loader stopped spinning.  After a few hours, I decided doing a power cycle, but now it beeps 2Long 3 short; indicating there's no video card?  That beeping happens instantaneously when I press the power button.

 

It stays like this all the time, is there a way to forcefully to a power cycle or did I brick my machine? :(

 

Thank you,

Michael 

 

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Re:T460s stuck for hours on Installing Firmware Upgrade... bricked?

2021-05-14, 22:25 PM

I should learn to bing before I ask :)

 

Apparently there's a hard reset hole to poke a paperclip in. Found @  

https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/pd103963-bottom-view-thinkpad-t460s

 

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Re:T460s stuck for hours on Installing Firmware Upgrade... bricked?

2021-05-14, 22:25 PM

I should learn to bing before I ask :)

 

Apparently there's a hard reset hole to poke a paperclip in. Found @  

https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/pd103963-bottom-view-thinkpad-t460s

 

Thank you!

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