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 Post subject: Re: Toshiba 4TB 3.5" - PCB - which is ROM IC ?
PostPosted: May 20th, 2019, 18:05 
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@befreetech was able to get the donor PCB to work after transferring IC10 only:
https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/x300-toshiba-firmware-identify-and-swap.3259107/

This thread contains ROM dumps (some are corrupt):
http://www.hddoracle.com/viewtopic.php?f=24&t=2712

Here is a tool which I wrote to analyse the ROM contents:

Toshiba ROM-CPs tool :
http://www.hddoracle.com/viewtopic.php?t=1724
http://www.hddoracle.com/download/file.php?id=8958

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 Post subject: Re: Toshiba 4TB 3.5" - PCB - which is ROM IC ?
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I find that odd as I had swapped IC10 only, as I said, and drive did not intialise.

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 Post subject: Re: Toshiba 4TB 3.5" - PCB - which is ROM IC ?
PostPosted: May 21st, 2019, 16:53 
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Nick_CT wrote:
I find that odd as I had swapped IC10 only, as I said, and drive did not intialise.

A proper ROM dump would have been informative ...

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