Rollback to previous firmware

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#1

is it possible to safely rollback the firmware of my dvd-ram drive? I have Hl-dt-st-GSA-H20N Dvd-ram, firmware version is 1.02
Is it possible to reverse to previous firmware version, because i am having doubts about this version.


#2

If you are looking for an absolute guarantee of success, it’s not going to happen. If you are asking if people have done it, the answer is yes.


#3

[QUOTE=dorian hawkmoon;2015182]is it possible to safely rollback the firmware of my dvd-ram drive? I have Hl-dt-st-GSA-H20N Dvd-ram, firmware version is 1.02
Is it possible to reverse to previous firmware version, because i am having doubts about this version.[/QUOTE]

What exactly do you mean doubts??? More clarification would be helpful?? Unless you use custom firmware to crossflash your firmware you voided your warranty. Flashing with the firmware from the manufacture of the drive is your safest way to go and once out of warranty you can do whatever kinda of crossflashing you want to do.


#4

I am having trouble burning DVD+R , can’t try DVD-R, as in my country its expensive AND rare!:sad:Nero is showing “burn fails”, i’ve tried all i can to fix it, but to no avail, including changing the company of blank mediums.
I’m thinking, can it be cause of firmware update…i used LG’s authentic firmware from their site. Now i have downloaded version 1.01 (the bin file shows RPC1_101) from Dangrs Brothers’ site… is it reasonably safe to downgrade


#5

Please post the last failed burn log after removing your serial # from it.


#6

This is the error log on Sony DVD-R media:

Windows XP 5.1
IA32
WinAspi: File ‘Wnaspi32.dll’: Ver=4.60 (1021), size=45056 bytes, created

9/10/1999 12:06:00 PM
ahead WinASPI: File ‘D:\Program Files\Ahead\Nero\Wnaspi32.dll’: Ver=2.0.1.74,

size=164112 bytes, created 10/26/2004 10:05:32 PM
Nero Version: 6.6.0.13
Internal Version: 6, 6, 0, 13c
(Nero Express)
Recorder: Version: 1.02 - HA 1 TA 0 -

6.6.0.13
Adapter driver: HA 1
Drive buffer : 2048kB
Bus Type : via Inquiry data (1) -> ATAPI, detected: ATAPI
Connected to MMC as unknown drive with class-nr : 1
Drive is autodetected - recorder class: Std. MMC recorder
CD-ROM: Version: 1.0 - HA 3 TA 0 -

6.6.0.13
Adapter driver: HA 3

=== Scsi-Device-Map ===
DiskPeripheral : SAMSUNG SP0802N atapi Port 0 ID 0

DMA: On
CdRomPeripheral : HL-DT-ST DVD-RAM GSA-H20N atapi Port 1 ID 0

DMA: On
CdRomPeripheral : LITE-ON CD-RW SOHR-5239V atapi Port 1 ID 1

DMA: On
CdRomPeripheral : ZY3554R VCU700Q 1.0 ai2mykgq Port 3 ID 0

DMA: Off

=== CDRom-Device-Map ===
HL-DT-ST DVD-RAM GSA-H20N G: CDRom0
LITE-ON CD-RW SOHR-5239V H: CDRom1
ZY3554R VCU700Q I: CDRom2

AutoRun : 1
Excluded drive IDs:
WriteBufferSize: 53477376 (0) Byte
ShowDrvBufStat : 0
BUFE : 0
Physical memory : 351MB (359920kB)
Free physical memory: 137MB (140328kB)
Memory in use : 61 %
Uncached PFiles: 0x0
Use Inquiry : 1
Global Bus Type: default (0)
Check supported media : Disabled (0)

18.2.2008
ISO compilation
11:15:23 AM #1 Text 0 File Isodoc.cpp, Line 6194
Iso document burn settings
------------------------------------------
Determine maximum speed : FALSE
Simulate : FALSE
Write : TRUE
Finalize CD : TRUE
Multisession : FALSE
Burning mode : DAO
Mode : 1
ISO Level : 1 (Max. of 11 = 8 + 3 char)
Character set : ISO 9660
Joliet : TRUE
Allow pathdepth more than 8 directories : TRUE
Allow more than 255 characters in path : TRUE
Write ISO9660 ;1 file extensions : TRUE

11:15:23 AM #2 Text 0 File Reader.cpp, Line 127
Reader running

11:15:23 AM #3 Text 0 File Writer.cpp, Line 122
Writer HL-DT-ST DVD-RAM GSA-H20N running

11:15:23 AM #4 ISO9660GEN -11 File geniso.cpp, Line 3293
First writeable address = 0 (0x00000000)

11:15:23 AM #5 Text 0 File Burncd.cpp, Line 3167
Turn on Disc-At-Once, using DVD media

11:15:23 AM #6 Text 0 File DlgWaitCD.cpp, Line 260
Last possible write address on media: 2298495 (510:46.45, 4489MB)
Last address to be written: 2285951 (507:59.26, 4464MB)

11:15:23 AM #7 Text 0 File DlgWaitCD.cpp, Line 272
Write in overburning mode: NO (enabled: CD)

11:15:23 AM #8 Text 0 File DlgWaitCD.cpp, Line 2339
Recorder: HL-DT-ST DVD-RAM GSA-H20N, Media type: DVD-R
Disc Manufacturer: SONY16 - D1
Disc Application Code: 64, Disc Physical Code: 193

11:15:23 AM #9 Text 0 File DlgWaitCD.cpp, Line 438
>>> Protocol of DlgWaitCD activities: <<<
=========================================

11:15:23 AM #10 Text 0 File ThreadedTransferInterface.cpp, Line 830
Setup items (after recorder preparation)
0: TRM_DATA_MODE1 ()
2 indices, index0 (150) not provided
original disc pos #0 + 2285952 (2285952) = #2285952/507:59.27
relocatable, disc pos for caching/writing not required/ required,

no patch infos
-> TRM_DATA_MODE1, 2048, config 0, wanted index0 0 blocks, length

2285952 blocks [HL-DT-ST DVD-RAM GSA-H20N]
--------------------------------------------------------------

11:15:23 AM #11 Text 0 File ThreadedTransferInterface.cpp, Line 1043
Prepare recorder [HL-DT-ST DVD-RAM GSA-H20N] for write in

CUE-sheet-DAO
DAO infos:
==========
MCN: ""
TOCType: 0x00; Session Closed, disc fixated
Tracks 1 to 1:
1: TRM_DATA_MODE1, 2048/0x00, FilePos 0 0

4681629696, ISRC ""
DAO layout:
===========
Start|Track|Idx|CtrlAdr|RecDep_____
0 | lead-in | 0 | 0x41 | 0x00
0 | 1 | 0 | 0x41 | 0x00
0 | 1 | 1 | 0x41 | 0x00
2285952 | lead-out | 1 | 0x41 | 0x00

11:15:24 AM #12 Phase 24 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1832
Caching of files started

11:15:24 AM #13 Text 0 File Burncd.cpp, Line 4051
Cache writing successful.

11:15:24 AM #14 Phase 25 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1832
Caching of files completed

11:15:24 AM #15 Phase 36 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1832
Burn process started at 8x (11,080 KB/s)

11:15:24 AM #16 Text 0 File ThreadedTransferInterface.cpp, Line 2609
Verifying disc position of item 0 (relocatable, disc pos, no patch

infos, orig at #0): write at #0

11:15:24 AM #17 Text 0 File DVDR.cpp, Line 2267
Recording mode: Sequential Recording Mode

11:15:24 AM #18 Text 0 File Mmc.cpp, Line 21469
Set BUFE: Buffer underrun protection -> ON

11:15:24 AM #19 Text 0 File DVDR.cpp, Line 2421
Start write address at LBA 0
DVD high compatibility mode: Yes

11:15:24 AM #20 Text 0 File Cdrdrv.cpp, Line 8438
---- DVD Structure: Physical Format Information (00h) ----
Layer: 0, Address: 0 (0 h), AGID: 0; Length: 2050
Book Type: DVD-R (2), Part Version: 5
Disc Size: 120 mm, Maximum Rate: (F h)
Number of Layers: 1, Track Path: Parallel Track Path (PTP),

Layer Type: recordable
Linear Density: 0,267 um/bit, Track Density: 0,74 um/track
Starting Physical Sector Number of Data Area: 30000 h (DVD-ROM,

DVD-R/-RW, DVD+R/+RW)
End Physical Sector Number of Data Area: 26127F h
End Sector Number in Layer 0: 0 h (LBN: FFFD0000 h,

4193920 MB)
Data in Burst Cutting Area (BCA) does not exist
Start sector number of the current Border-Out: 2FE10 h
Start sector number of the next Border-In: 2FFA0 h
Media Specific [16…63]:
00 60 00 10 20 30 40 50 - 00 00 00 21 00 00 00 00

.`…0@P…!..
00 02 FE 10 00 02 FF A0 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00


00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00

11:15:34 AM #21 SCSI -1135 File Cdrdrv.cpp, Line 1436
SCSI Exec, HA 1, TA 0, LUN 0, buffer 0x03320000
Status: 0x04 (0x01, SCSI_ERR)
HA-Status 0x00 (0x00, OK)
TA-Status 0x02 (0x01, SCSI_TASTATUS_CHKCOND)
Sense Key: 0x03 (KEY_MEDIUM_ERROR)
Sense Code: 0x0C
Sense Qual: 0x80
CDB Data: 0x2A 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x20 0x00 0x00

0x00
Sense Data: 0x70 0x00 0x03 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x0A
0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x0C 0x80

11:15:34 AM #22 CDR -1135 File Writer.cpp, Line 311
Write error

11:15:34 AM #23 Text 0 File ThreadedTransfer.cpp, Line 228
all writers idle, stopping conversion

11:15:34 AM #24 Text 0 File ThreadedTransfer.cpp, Line 222
conversion idle, stopping reader

11:15:34 AM #25 Text 0 File DVDR.cpp, Line 2658
EndDAO: Last written address was -1

11:15:34 AM #26 Phase 38 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1832
Burn process failed at 8x (11,080 KB/s)

Existing drivers:
File ‘Drivers\CDRALW2K.SYS’: Ver=8.0.0.212 , size=2560 bytes, created

8/25/2006 9:17:00 AM
File ‘Drivers\ASPI32.SYS’: Ver=4.60 (1021), size=25244 bytes, created

9/10/1999 12:06:00 PM
File ‘Drivers\PXHELP20.SYS’: Ver=3.00.56a, size=43528 bytes, created 3/8/2007

5:21:00 AM (Prassi/Veritas driver for win 2K)
File ‘Drivers\atapi.sys’: Ver=5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158),

size=95360 bytes, created 8/4/2004 8:29:44 AM (Adapter driver for rec)

Registry Keys:
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\WinLogon\AllocateCDROMs : 0

(Security Option)


#7

[quote=dorian hawkmoon;2015281]I am having trouble burning DVD+R , can’t try DVD-R, as in my country its expensive AND rare!:sad:Nero is showing “burn fails”, i’ve tried all i can to fix it, but to no avail, including changing the company of blank mediums.
[/quote]

SORRY:o…I was horribly wrong…typo! I am using DVD-R, not DVD+R !!!:doh:


#8

Try with other media.

What exact firmware was on your drive and what exact firmware have you flashed with?

RPC1 firmware has nothing to do with your problems!


#9

I had firmware version 1.01 and flashed it with 1.02, from LG’s site.
Recently I have mistakenly flashed it with 1.02 again (same version).

i have tried different medias…to no avail. It even does not recognise the same brands which it once did (MCC, MOSERBAER etc).


#10

Physical memory : 351MB (359920kB)
Free physical memory: 137MB (140328kB)
Memory in use : 61 %

You are pretty close here, might try freeing up some system resources. Let’s see if we can take Nero out of the equation, give ImgBurn a shot & if it fails, post that log.

http://www.imgburn.com/


#11

will try it. and let u knw, plz keep an eye out on this post.
thanx.


#12

there is the issue of the burner not recognising medias, according to its mood!!


#13

[QUOTE=dorian hawkmoon;2020369]there is the issue of [B]the burner not recognising medias, according to its mood!![/B][/QUOTE]

I hardly can believe that.


#14

By “mood” i didn’t mean it literarily of course!!! Its just thatrecently its been recognising certain dvd (eg. moserbaer, SONY) andsometimes it doesn’t. There’s no cause for disbelieving,i’m sorry tosay (its making my life dffcult) it very REAL


#15

Tried cleaning the drive yet?


#16

I did! I used original Phillips DVD lens cleaner.