HOWTO flash DVD drive firmware

Justin Findlay justin at
Mon Nov 13 18:21:59 MST 2006

On AD 2006 November 11 Saturday 06:46:15 PM -0700, Joe Crown wrote:
> The answer is it depends on what DVD drive you have.  I've seen firmware 
> where you had to boot to DOS & others that could be installed in 
> Windows.  I haven't ever tried in Linux though.  Once again without 
> knowing what specific model of DVD drive you have I can't really help you.

     description: DVD writer
     product: LITE-ON DVDRW SOHW-1633S
     physical id: 1
     bus info: ide at 0.1
     logical name: /dev/hdb
     version: BS0C
     capabilities: packet atapi cdrom removable nonmagnetic dma lba iordy audio cd-r cd-rw dvd dvd-r


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