Re: Firmware updates using Linux?

From: Michael Mauch
Date: Sat Jul 17 2004 - 10:34:18 EST

Harald Dunkel wrote:

> I've got a DVD drive, which seems to have some problems.
> There is a new firmware available, but (as usual) it requires
> Windows to install. An update via DOS is not supported. But
> I would like to keep my PC Windows-free.

> Before I step on the toes of my vendor: Would it be possible
> to do a firmware update (IDE, SCSI, USB) within Linux?

There's a firmware update program for Plextor drives, see
It's not written by Plextor, but by Jörg Schilling (author of cdrtools
etc.). See also


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