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10.5.2 update is 341MB for MBA, and 180MB for MBP

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by malone, Feb 11, 2008.

  1. macrumors member

    I was going to post this in the 10.5.2 thread in here, but it got locked (presumably because 10.5.2 is more about OS X and not the MBA). But I figured this might be of interest to specifically to MBA users:

    10.5.2 update for MBA: 341 MB
    10.5.2 update for MBP: 180 MB

    Anyone know why there's a discrepancy? (heat/fan/cpu fixes, battery charging fixes, video drivers?)
  2. Guest

    Sky Blue

    your MBP is not a C2D...see the main thread.
  3. macrumors member

    i noticed the same thing -- macrumors front page says 181, but update for my mba is 341. anyone know of any mba specific fixes?
  4. macrumors 6502

    Also 180 Mb for my MacPro (Quad Xeon)
  5. macrumors 604


    This is one of those times when having the USB Ethernet dongle for my MBA is going to come in handy. ;)
  6. macrumors 68000


    I always download the combo updates. In this case it was 343 MB.
  7. macrumors 68040


    ...Why? You think lots of people on here have Internet connections in excess of 40mbit?
  8. macrumors regular

    Really? What graphics card do you have? My update clocked in at 341, and I have the standard ATI card with the Quad Xeon.
  9. macrumors 6502

    That's the combo. I have a Quad Xeon MP with the ATI card as well and my update was only 180mb.
  10. MRU


    Downloaded and installed. On initial boot up (after it's restarted a second time) I can see that there is a new time machine icon on the menu bar.

    Battery status remains unchanged though and still is seemingly taking forever to charge the machine.
  11. macrumors 6502


    Downloaded and installed as well! Thanks to Comcast 15mbps downloads! :D
  12. macrumors 68000


    Yes, no change in that. Still taking forever. Disappointing
  13. macrumors regular

    What the heck can the extra space be taking up if it didnt fix the charging issues, nor the heat issues.

    Tsk Tsk...
  14. macrumors 6502

    My MBPro and MBA both had 300+ mb updates
  15. macrumors 68020

    32bit CPU's versus 64bit? Different update sizes?

    That's my guess.
  16. macrumors regular

    Seems to have made my MBA even slower...
  17. macrumors regular


    Server is 340Megs

    Server update is 340 megs as well!
  18. macrumors 68040


    my batt went from 95% to 97%
  19. macrumors 6502

    i have a C2D SR MBP with an 180 MB update as well.
  20. macrumors G4


    I have two Alu iMacs. Both are configured identical AFAICT. One took a 180MB, one took a 341MB. :confused:

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