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TL3
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Mac: SSD firmware upgrade tool CD booting problems

Hi,

I've Intel 530 240GB SSD in my Macbook Pro 2011.

I found some discussions like about booting problems on Mac, so I decided to update firmware. Solution from Ken-Intel is on page no. 9 and its update to 2.0.9 from https://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?DwnldID=18363 Download Center

So I downloaded 2.0.10 which is new , burned it to CD from Disk Utility, but when I boot from CD, I get black screen like Terminal (command line) with

ISOLINUX 4.03 2010-10-22 ETCD Copyright ......

and blinking cursor under it ... and no progress for next 30 minutes, looks like frozen or what, but CD is still turning fast during whole time.

Do you have any tips how to fix it and get update tools to update FW ?

Thanks

Tomas

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Jose_H_Intel1
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I am sorry you have encountered this issue.

We will try to recreate this issue.

You may also want to try to:

  • Create a bootable _USB flash drive if your system supports USB boot. Some instructions are available here: http://borgstrom.ca/2010/10/14/os-x-bootable-usb.html Making a bootable USB key from an .iso image on Mac OS X - Borgström ♕
  • Update the Intel® SSD firmware in a different system.

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