Problem with optiarc 7540a



hello i have one old toshiba centrino laptop that i use it for media center
my previous dvd-rom was dead one year now so
i bought a new one optiarc 7540a
the problem is that allthought it is normal recognised from windows xp
i can’t boot from it to make a installation on kubuntu
maybe some firmware update will help?
tell me how i can do it flawless