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 Post subject: Anyone tried this guys
PostPosted: January 22nd, 2014, 3:42 
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I was working on small RnD (still going) which is Ident. WD Families via ROM file

Anyone tried it? or have some clues here?

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PostPosted: January 22nd, 2014, 10:18 
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yes, if you unpack ROM then you would find internal WD family number inside. FWs usually interchangeable inside one family but between different models, so Family ID is enough to identify the drive in terms of FW

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Doomer wrote:
yes, if you unpack ROM then you would find internal WD family number inside. FWs usually interchangeable inside one family but between different models, so Family ID is enough to identify the drive in terms of FW


Thank you Doomer for the info

will continue from there

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 Post subject: Re: Anyone tried this guys
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Thank you Again,,,

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