MP 1,1-5,1 MP5,1: BootROM thread | 144.0.0.0.0

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tsialex

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Mac Pro 5,1 BootROM releases, from the oldest EFI update to the newest:

BootROM VersionReleased with:Type:Note:
MP51.007F.B03Mac Pro EFI Firmware Update 1.5General releaseFirst public released Mac Pro 5,1 firmware update, microcodes vulnerable to Spectre and Meltdown
MP51.0083.B0010.13 DP5BetaBeta APFS support, microcodes vulnerable to Spectre and Meltdown
MP51.0084.B0010.13 DP6 and 10.13.0General releaseInitial APFS support, microcodes vulnerable to Spectre and Meltdown
MP51.0085.B0010.13.4 and Mojave DP1 to DP3General releaseAPFS support, microcodes vulnerable to Spectre and Meltdown
MP51.0087.B0010.13.5General releaseMissing microcodes and bricks the Mac Pro if you boot UEFI installed Windows 10
MP51.0089.B0010.13.6General releaseSpectre/Meltdown mitigated microcodes on the April 2 Microcode Update Guidance.
138.0.0.0.010.14 DP7 and 10.14.0General release5GT/s support for every PCIe 2.0 card
139.0.0.0.010.14.1 DP1Betaminor updates and corrections
140.0.0.0.010.14.1 DP3 and 10.14.1 to 10.14.4General releaseNative NVMe boot support, several minor updates and corrections
141.0.0.0.010.14.4 DP2Betaminor updates and corrections
142.0.0.0.010.14.4 DP4 and 10.14.5 DP1BetaUpdated APFSJumpStart EFI module - W3xxx Xeon bricker.

This BootROM version was never released outside betas.
144.0.0.0.010.14.5 DP4 and 10.14.5General releaselot's of corrections, booting improvements, works with W3xxx Xeons.

This is the current BootROM release


For BootROM upgrades, please read the first post of the thread:


For MP4,1 to MP5,1 cross firmware flashing, see this thread below:

 
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MriX

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Would also be interesting if we get Bootscreen/FileVault with this update, or if it's only for the flash process.
 
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tsialex

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Would also be interesting if we get Bootscreen/FileVault with this update, or if it's only for the flash process.
I don't have FV2 on my Mac Pros and all my GPUs have EFI, so someone will have to test this.
 
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Just realized I can't flash it until tomorrow or whenever PB6 comes out--I'm not in the developer program.

tsialex--is there any mention of anything cMP-specific in the release notes?
 
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Also, probably wise for anyone flashing this to first dump their existing ROM using dosdude1's ROMDump tool, just in case. Given the totally different version number on this it may not be possible to flash back to the previous firmwares using official methods.
 
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Also, probably wise for anyone flashing this to first dump their existing ROM using dosdude1's ROMDump tool, just in case. Given the totally different version number on this it may not be possible to flash back to the previous firmwares using official methods.
First thing I did when I saw the strange MP51.fd and the new firmware flasher.
 
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I assume/hope, the update through the Software Update Applet in preferences will allow me to update the OS without updating the firmware.

I'm holding off until someone successfully updates and still is able to use NVMe driver injection.
 
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