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
Release Date: 2007-02-09 Version: S755
HL-DT-ST DVDRRW GSA-H30L drive firmware update improves compatibility with certain LightScribe, 4x DVD+RW and 12x DVD-RAM media.
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.