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Help with Firmware flash on DVR 108 Pioneer

Postby yamawho on Wed Sep 01, 2004 3:41 pm

Hi all, it's been awhile ...

I purchased this drive yesterday with firmware 1.04 and noticed that the 1.10 firmware is out.

Decided to do some digging and found this.

Looks like a firware update will not work if Intel drivers are installed instead of M$ defaults.

http://wwwbsc.pioneer.co.jp/product-e/i ... 04r_e.html


Is this outdated info ?

Can someone confirm this to be true ?
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Postby yamawho on Wed Sep 01, 2004 4:44 pm

I decided to flash it and the flash was good.

I moved the drive to an amd system to be on the safe side.

I got it here

http://www.pioneer-eur.com/eur/support_ ... ddvdwriter
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Postby sqlb on Wed Sep 01, 2004 5:35 pm

I was able to flash both of my 108 with the Intel drivers loaded. Far as I know, Sony is the only one that warns against running their firmware updates when IAA is loaded.
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Postby dhc014 on Wed Sep 01, 2004 6:46 pm

IAA can cause problems with many different firmware flashing programs. It's best to remove it before flashing, but is not always required.
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Postby hoxlund on Thu Sep 02, 2004 1:04 am

hmm thats something i just thought of

with a slipstream of sp2 install on win xp pro i didn't have to install the intel chipset drivers

like in sp1 slipstream install when i got into windows it would need the drivers installed, according to device manager anyways
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