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Embedded module TQMxE39C2 Documentation

BIOS-Update-USB Stick


  • FAT formated USB-Stick with at least > 32 MiB storage
  • Latest H2OFFT™ (Firmware Flash Tool)

Creating BIOS-Update-USB Stick

Copy Insyde Firmware Flash Tool to USB-Stick

<USB key>

The BIOS-Update-USB Stick is now ready for updating and flashing BIOS images.
For further Information please see the BIOS Update section.

BIOS Update


<USB key>
Perform BIOS Update

Attention: keyboard layout is US by default in BIOS setup!

  • Insert BIOS-Update-USB Stick to a Starterkit USB port
  • Enable „TXE Prepare For Update“ in the BIOS Menu and reboot system (Setup Utility > Advanced > Debug Configuration > TXE Prepare for Update > enabled)
  • Boot up the system and navigate into the EFI Shell (Boot Manager > Internal EFI Shell)
  • After starting the EFI Shell switch path to the USB stick by typing fs0:. This depends on the amount of connected mass storage devices. With command ls you can check the content of the path.
  • Launch BIOS update
fs0:\> H2OFFT-Sx64.efi <BIOS_Image>.bin –ALL -RA <Enter>


⇒ BIOS will reboot into EFI shell after the update has finished succesfully

  • Leave EFI shell
Shell> exit
  • Select “Boot Manager”
  • Select desired boot device (e.g. Internal HD)
    ⇒ System will reboot from selected boot device

TQMxE39 Carrier SPI Flash Update

The Update of the Carrier SPI Flash is only possible with a working module, because the specific Data of the TQMxE39C2 is placed on the Carrier SPI Flash at the first boot from the SPI Flash.

How to:

  1. Connect USB key with desired BIOS file and Insyde Update Tool „H2OFFT-Sx64“
  2. Check the Boot Jumper X23/DIS1# (on Carrier), it must be open
  3. Apply the supply voltage of 12 V; The sytem boot in the EFI Shell
  4. Enable “TXE Prepare For Update” in the BIOS
  5. Reboot the system
  6. Close the Boot Jumper X23/DIS1# (on Carrier)
  7. Execute BIOS Update with the following commands:
Shell> fs0: <Enter>

fs0:> H2OFFT-Sx64.efi <BIOS file TQMxE39X_xxx.bin> -ALL -RA -N <Enter>
  1. Open the Boot Jumper X23/DIS1# (on Carrier) after a successful BIOS Update
  2. Then turn off the supply voltage
  3. Finish. Now you can update modules again with the Carrier SPI Flash

en/x86/tqmxe39c2/bios_update.txt · Last modified: 2019/09/05 08:33 by bujupib


TQ-Systems GmbH provides the Board Support Packages (BSP) free of charge. The software included in the shipment has been configured individually for the starter kits. The software is only intended to evaluate the module. The use of the Board Support Packages (BSP) is only allowed within the scope of functionality described by TQ-Systems GmbH. TQ-Systems GmbH does not accept any liability for all further changes of the Board Support Package and for any damage resulting from its use.

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