update firmware on samsung ssd 830 (linux)

download firmware (for 830 its the final one)

http://www.samsung.com/global/business/semiconductor/minisite/SSD/global/html/support/downloads.html

you should download the one for mac (even though you have a pc; its newer; and the pc version didn’t work for me) (link)

mount iso; and copy the Volumes/FDOS OEM CD/isolinux/btdsk.img to some place on your hard drive

then following similar procedures as listed here

 

note: you might need to do a legacy (non UEFI) bios setting

my machine: lenovo thinkpad w540 iso img usb

keyword: No supported SSD(s) detected for fIrmware update samsung

 

 

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