“CHIPZILLA has restarted shipping its latest solid-state drives (SSDs) after fixing a password bug that made the drives inoperable.
Intel said that it had issued updated firmware for the Intel X25-M consumer SSDs which can be found on its website.
An Intel spokesman said that shipments of the drives to retailers have also resumed with the bug now fixed.”
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Source: The Inquirer
As you may have noticed from Allyn’s post, Intel has fixed that little BIOS password problem. If you already have one of the 2nd generation X25-M drives, you can flash it yourselves. For the rest of us who patiently await the arrival of these disks back in the channel again, hearing the official word from Intel via The Inquirer is a good thing.