Category: Linux

Use Apple’s USB SuperDrive with Linux

Posted by: Christian Moser Posted on: 30. March 2014 Comments: 93

I’m really surprised and disappointed that Apple prevents us from using their USB SuperDrive with non Apple devices. How to outsmart Apple’s firmware Fortunately, with a little hack, we can awake the drive from its deep slumber. It’s required to send a “magic” byte sequence after the drive was connected. I got this byte sequence from a source I no longer can find on the web. So, I don’t take…