New MBP SMC Firmware Update for fan control?!?!

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by FragTek, Jun 27, 2006.

  1. FragTek macrumors 6502

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    Just noticed this update in my software update list along with 10.4.7... Has anyone installed this and check out what it does yet? I'm about 2 mins from getting 10.4.7 downloaded and installed.

    I'll report back about the new firmware update just as soon as I get rebooted :)

    Hope this update gives us fan speed control!!!!!
     
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    If anybody here is running a dual-boot with "Vista" only..You WILL need to wipe your HD and reinstall OSX for this firmware to work properly.
     
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    It didn't show up on my software update... 1.83ghz 15" MacBook Pro.
     
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    I don't see anything new? Is there a way to manually control fan speeds now? I haven't noticed anything different after the update :(
     
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    I don't understand you're quoting me..From your sig. it looks like you're dual-booting XP and not Vista.
     
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    I'm asking if you've seen anything new with this firmware release... Not dual booting Vista here so I should be ok, correct?
     
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    Well crapola! I was hoping to see some manual fan speed control ability with this firmware update :(

    I wish Apple would explain in more detail about what the update actually did rather than just "adjusts the fan speed behavior". Does this mean... fans kick on at lower temps? Fans kick on more often, less often? Is it designed to help fix mooing, what?

    Let's not be so meek with the update descriptions Apple, c'mon!
     

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