23-06-2023 06:51 PM in
So, tried the firmware update ISO image taken at https://semiconductor.samsung.com/resources/software-resources/Samsung_SSD_970_EVO_Plus_4B2QEXM7.iso
But it cannot detect drives. Drives are visible in the system (500Gb and 1Tb) one from 2022.08 and the other 2022.12.
The same (OLD!!! it was Phenom 8x) computer works with SSD 980 drive and update was OK. Core5 old comp does not work.
The trick with initrd image replacement in ISO image does not help: the same story. RAID is turned off (it is an old computer).
The firmware update ISO image totally does not work on new computers (Ryzen and Core; tested 5 comps with different chipsets and cpus). And the RAID option (SATA, NVME etc.) is turned off (as prescribed in PDF). And SSD 980 firmware updater was not able to detect drives on new computers too.
Guys! It is a deep shame!
25-06-2023 02:13 PM in
Yes. It can see disks. But cannot accept disk id with -d option.
So, it can show, for example, SMART info from WD(!) hard drive (id 0)but cannot reach Samsung (0:c and 1:c). Docs says that it is RAID. But RAID is off in bios (for SATA, NVME).
Note: on old computer fumagic can see 980 and refuse to see 970.
BTW, 970 and upper are not mentioned in documentation for Magician.
25-06-2023 02:33 PM in
25-06-2023 03:14 PM in
I understand the risk. Note, 5 (different!) computers were tested (AMD, Intel, different chipsets - 100%). And the disk was installed to the native Samsung(!) notebook (900X3 or so) (instead of the original disk). With the same result.
So, my HW options are in attachments.
25-06-2023 03:49 PM in
25-06-2023 04:30 PM - last edited 25-06-2023 04:49 PM
Note. The firmware update is a tiny Linux distro with 5.15.39 kernel. Which is fresh enough.
So, the disk is visible. RAID (again) is OFF in BIOS (SATA and NVME), disks are not in RAID. More, the distro is pure.
Fresh info: 980 became visible on the main computer with Ryzen (B650 chipset) by the fumagick after FW upgrade!!! It was not visible before.
Fresh update. 970 is not visible in the slot where 980 is visible. So, it is a bug in fumagick software, as I can see.
25-06-2023 04:53 PM in