Toshiba is about to distribute the first firmware update for its HD DVD players.
The new firmware update is foremost speeding up the boot time of the HD-A1 and HD-XA1.
Several reviews mentioned the long start-up wait time of the Linux powered HD DVD players.
Other improvements include better black levels on the HDMI interface and better stability. Toshiba is distributing the update on a disc and also via the Internet. The Toshiba HD DVD players have an Ethernet plug to be connected to the net.
More details on Heise (German).
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