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firmware upgrade question for Prolific PL-3507 chipset hard drive enclosure (delayed write problem)



 
 
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Old March 14th 05, 08:05 PM
Mad Scientist Jr
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Default firmware upgrade question for Prolific PL-3507 chipset hard drive enclosure (delayed write problem)

How do you know if you have version A, B or C ?
My system lists the enclosure as:
Prolific PL3507 Combo Device (1394 ATAPI_Rev 1.00) IEEE 1394 SBP2
Device

thanks in advance


Related links:

Prolific internet support center
http://tech.prolific.com.tw/visitor/...brw_result.asp

Prolific PL-3507 Firmware
http://member.newsguy.com/~siccos/PL3507%20Firmware.htm

You have to upgrade the firmwa
http://forums.storagereview.net/inde...ic=15437&st=25

prolific problems
http://groups.google.co.uk/groups?hl=en&lr=&threadm=t7GTprA%2B3vLCFw87%40jasp er.org.uk&rnum=1&prev=/groups%3Fq%3Duk.comp.homebuilt%2BMike%2BTomlinson% 2BProlific%26hl%3Den%26lr%3D%26selm%3Dt7GTprA%252B 3vLCFw87%2540jasper.org.uk%26rnum%3D1

firewire enclosures, prolific PL3507 chipset
http://www.hardwareanalysis.com/content/topic/31408/

delayed write failures
http://www.bustrace.com/products/delayedwrite.htm

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Old March 16th 05, 07:22 AM
Odie Ferrous
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Mad Scientist Jr wrote:

How do you know if you have version A, B or C ?
My system lists the enclosure as:
Prolific PL3507 Combo Device (1394 ATAPI_Rev 1.00) IEEE 1394 SBP2
Device



This is indeed a very buggy chipset - and it's used (in the UK at least)
in a product known as the "IcyBox" which has major problems.

Look inside - the ID will be on the chip.

Odie
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