Custom firmware pack with LibreDrive patches

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Re: Custom firmware pack with LibreDrive patches

Post by mike admin » Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:39 pm

SamuriHL wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:27 pm
Any benefits to the latest NS60 firmware?
Well, it enables downgrade without cross-flashing. That's about it i guess...

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Re: Custom firmware pack with LibreDrive patches

Post by jonghotti » Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:15 pm

SamuriHL wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:24 pm
Otherwise, it's nice to have for people who get these drives in the wild like those crazy resellers I hear tale about :p :lol: but for those of us still on the older firmware, we'll pass thanks. :D
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You rang? :-)

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Re: Custom firmware pack with LibreDrive patches

Post by SamuriHL » Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:56 pm

mike admin wrote:
Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:39 pm
Well, it enables downgrade without cross-flashing. That's about it i guess...
Awesome for those that need it. :)

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Re: Custom firmware pack with LibreDrive patches

Post by SamuriHL » Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:57 pm

jonghotti wrote:
Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:15 pm

You rang? :-)
Yessssss. :D Just saying that you guys that are buying new drives all the time are good to go with this latest round of MK firmware. :D LOL

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Re: Custom firmware pack with LibreDrive patches

Post by mutelight » Wed Sep 18, 2019 1:40 am

SmoothRunnings wrote:
Sat Sep 07, 2019 12:42 pm
That's not a very good thread. I read through that thread and many others and it wasn't until I hit the main index did a see a post (which I cannot find now) of someone saying they had success by cross flashing to 3.10 then restarting and flashing to 1.03 which I did and it worked flawlessly.

Theses other threads are ONLY great if you have an older LG drive firmware installed at the time of purchase. FW 1.04 and you have to cross flash first, but of course no one points this out nor do they make point notes on how to flash the WH16NS40 NS50 with factory 1.04 firmware. So it's unfortunately very CONFUSING!

If you have an LG WH16NS40 svc NS50 with factory 1.04 firmware installed and you have tired all these different flasher apps from these old threads but keep getting the "Write DRAM NG 05/26/03" error or something to this effect here is what I recommend you do.

Download the package that has the "BH14NS40_N1.00-A4_patched" application in it along with the different firmware's. You will need to use the "ASUS-BW-16D1HT-3.10-WM01601-211901041014" firmware first to flash your LG WH16NS40 then restart your computer, once your computer is restarted then flash the drive with the WH16NS40 1.02 or 1.03 firmware and you'll have to restart again. Your drive will be unlocked at this point and 4K UHD blurays will start working.

Before doing this my John Wich 2 4K UHD bluray wasn't recongized, it would not mount, after cross flashing my WH16NS40 I was able to mount the disc and rip it using makemkv.
I have had a LG WH16NS40 for a while and at the rate I am buying 4K BDs and how long they take to backup, I bought a second and ran directly into your issue with the new drive that came today. Your post was a life saver and I managed to get it downgraded succesfully and am now doing two 4K BD backups simultaneously.

Would give you the most crisp high five if I could.

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Re: Custom firmware pack with LibreDrive patches

Post by Coopervid » Wed Sep 18, 2019 9:47 pm

A minor but important suggestion. The flasher tool is not included anymore. Please include either the LG or ASUS flasher in the top folder.

Thank you!

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Re: Custom firmware pack with LibreDrive patches

Post by DonaldFaQ » Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:48 am

Billycar11 wrote:
Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:29 pm
3.10 does not fix the sleep bug
Can u tell me, what the "sleep bug" is?
And what is now the recommended FW for an LG BH16NS55 crossflashed as ASUS BW-16D1HT?

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Re: Custom firmware pack with LibreDrive patches

Post by st4evr » Mon Oct 21, 2019 4:52 pm

DonaldFaQ wrote:
Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:48 am
Can u tell me, what the "sleep bug" is?
Forum search function works. Use it. There are hundreds of existing discussions detailing this:

https://www.makemkv.com/forum/search.ph ... =sleep+bug

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Re: Custom firmware pack with LibreDrive patches

Post by inspg@dget » Fri Nov 08, 2019 1:11 pm

I am planning to buy a BW-16D1HT. My local (european) vendor offers two versions BW-16D1HT/B and BW-16D1HT/G. Does anyone know, if one or both versions are compatible with the firmware patches? Thanks in advance

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