Not even a week after discovering the root cause of their recent 320 Series SSD issues, Intel has already made a firmware fix to the public which can be uploaded here.
The update addresses issues experienced by some where their SSD was left in an almost totally unusable 8MB state and the new firmware version is 0362. Update instructions can be found at Intel Communities in a post by Alan Frost (AKA AFrosty).
For those who have already experienced the crash and are still in limbo, they have two options of which the first is to contact an Intel rep and arrange for a replacement. The second method is to download The Intel Toolbox and perform a secure erase followed by a firmware update and format. the drive should then be as good as new again. Well, actually in this case, the drive will be better than new.
Good To See Intel on Top of the 320 Series Bug as it seems to have been stomped on with stealth speed and precision! Once again we can use SSDs as a hockey puck!
Intel solid state drives… SOLID!!!