10.11.6 Destroyed My Fusion Drive

Discussion in 'OS X El Capitan (10.11)' started by ZipZap, Oct 17, 2016.

  1. ZipZap macrumors 601

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    Just a heads up I tried to install 10.11.6 on Saturday. My iMac 2015 died during install. Hours and hours on the phone with Apple. Took it to store today, SSD and HDD were unfused. Good thing I had a backup.

    Stay away from that update.
     
  2. chrfr macrumors 603

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    10.11.6 has been out for 3 months and this isn't a widespread problem. It's much more likely that this was a coincidental glitch specific to your computer.
     
  3. ZipZap thread starter macrumors 601

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    My iMac ran fine. No issues. This update goes in an bang its dead. Plenty of other people online have reported this or similar issues.

    Its just a warning for those who may not have updated to skip it.
     
  4. simonsi macrumors 601

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    Doesn't remotely seem a common problem. So everyone is supposed to avoid the update because someone somewhere has a problem??? There are millions of Macs now, some activities will encounter problems, some problems will occur coincidentally to all kinds of activities every day...hardly a reason to claim the sky is falling.
     
  5. flyinmac macrumors 68030

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    I've read lots of posts reporting the SSD and HDD of fusion drives becoming separated / unlinked. This is a symptom of design, not limited to particular updates.

    Various situations can arise and cause this to happen. It is likely that something else coincidentally took place around the time of your update. Not likely caused by the 10.11.6 update itself.
     
  6. ZipZap thread starter macrumors 601

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    Not around the time. But exactly at the time. The update failed and took my system with it.
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    Did not say it was. I generally skip all updates until months have gone by because they are unpredictable. This is the first one to fail. Significant from my perspective.
     
  7. simonsi macrumors 601

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    Ummm not sure I follow that logic, your previous updates have all been successful then?
     

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