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[Discuss] SSD Drives

On Tue, Jun 23, 2015 at 10:30 PM, Brandon Vogel <bvogel at>

> FYI I downloaded the ISO and booted with that.  You don't need Windows,
> just the ability to burn an ISO to CD/DVD/whatever.
> I have the EVO 840 in my laptop as well and after booting with the cd
> burned from the ISO file, the software told me if wasn't needed, so must
> be running the latest firmware.

hdparm -I /dev/sdXXXX

gives me firmware revision along with a bunch of other stuff for hard
Can't recall if I've used it with SSDs, but I suspect SATA based SSDs
should respond.

Bill Bogstad

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