[clug] Seagate firmware update under Linux?

Michael Still mikal at stillhq.com
Thu Jan 22 11:37:02 GMT 2009

Peter Barker wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Jan 2009, Michael Still wrote:
>> It turns out I am the proud owner of one of the Seagate series 11 drives
>> with bad firmware. Does anyone know if there is a way of updating the
>> firmware under Linux? I can't see any mention of one on the Seagate site.
> Stop.
> Don't.
> Really.
> Unless you're short on bricks.
> http://it.slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=1098793&cid=26542735
> I *believe* an email to seagate was required to get it - well, before it
> got torrented here, there and everywhere.

Oh, I understand that they released a bad firmware image, which they've
now pulled. However, I assume they will one day accidentally produce one
which works. When that happens -- is it possible to install such a thing
under Linux?


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