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[Discuss] SSD Drives

Richard Pieri <richard.pieri at> writes:

> On 6/22/2015 11:34 AM, Derek Atkins wrote:
>> Does one require a Windows box to upgrade the firmware or can it be
>> upgraded from Linux?  :)
> I dunnow. Did you check Samsung's support web site?

Eventually I did.  The answer is "yes", assuming you want to do an
online update.  Otherwise you could download an ISO image that
apparently might be able to boot to a firmware updater.

(I have an EVO 840 in my laptop, but no idea what version of f/w it's


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