HP posted XP flasher and fw for LG H30L ODD

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#1

HP finally has posted fw for their oem LG H30L sata drive this fw seems to be for XP as its listed updater XP not vista. Anyway there is a list of changes

ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softlib/software7/COL17720/pv-46959-1/sp26944.exe

Release Date: 2007-02-09 Version: S755
Description

HL-DT-ST DVDRRW GSA-H30L drive firmware update improves compatibility with certain LightScribe, 4x DVD+RW and 12x DVD-RAM media.

Fixes

Improves compatibility with certain LightScribe, 4x DVD+RW and 12x DVD-RAM media.

Resolves intermittent issue with the system hanging when pressing the Pause key in the BIOS diagnostics screen.

Improves disc-writing strategies.


#2

Can you confirm that this firmware reads 4x -R disks just at 8x, 8x/16x -R disks at 12x ?


#3

If i Can flash it i will report about it then. wish me luck

PS
Vista 64x seems to hate the flasher for LG as well as the one
ala42 sent me. As i don’t have another pc with windows xp or sata controller
I guess I’m out of luck.


#4

Ok I messed with it little more, and I got it to flash. It seems windows vista 64x with the LG flasher needs to have disc in drive so the flasher detects the drive. I have no clue if this is due to 64x sata drivers or what, but once i put written disc in drive and ran flasher it flashed fine asked me to reboot etc and vista 64x detected new fw s755 im testing now.


#5

ala42 I did test you asked for using nero cd/dvd speed 4.7.0.2 I tested 2x , 4x ,8x -r and looks like 2x,4x only hit about 8x but 8x hit just over 10x I hope this is help to you.


#6

Ok we all love scans first Id like to say that this media is not so hot, I have never had good luck with over 12x but for test I let nero speed test burn it at 16x