[Linux-aus] Warning: Mandrake 9.2 exposes flaw in (and kills) some LG CD drives

Leon Brooks leon at cyberknights.com.au
Sun Oct 26 09:51:03 UTC 2003

On Sat, 25 Oct 2003 22:04, Leon Brooks wrote:
> Mandrake [will] release a fixed kernel RSN.

The happy subrelease number is -21mdk.

It turns out that LG (== "Lame Goldstar") had elected to re-interpret an 
ATAPI flush command as "upload firmware", a clear case of suicide if 
ever I saw one.

Cheers; Leon

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