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What is pxfw?

pxfw is part of the QPxTool suite for CD/DVD media. It is a command line tool for flashing firmware files into Plextor devices.

You need root privileges.

supported devices:

  • Plextor Premium
  • Plextor Premium 2
  • Plextor PX-712 (needs -f option because of checksum error)
  • Plextor PX-716
  • Plextor PX-755
  • Plextor PX-760

for further options read the pxfw manpage

Example for flashing /dev/hdc:

          pxfw /dev/hdc -if firmware.bin -u