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Forum: SSD Firmware Update 02-24-2013, 02:17 AM
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Posted By mactalla
Great to hear it worked for you and thanks for...

Great to hear it worked for you and thanks for those instructions on making a bootable USB stick!



skybub posted just a few minutes before you with exactly what you're looking for. Try his...
Forum: SSD Firmware Update 02-23-2013, 09:28 PM
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Views: 65,598
Posted By mactalla
Sorry to hear that. I don't have a Mac, so...

Sorry to hear that. I don't have a Mac, so unfortunately I don't know the right magic to convince it to boot. What you're saying is you're trying to create bootable USB drives, right? dOCZ here...
Forum: SSD Firmware Update 02-23-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 65,598
Posted By mactalla
The updater will accept .vic and .ffp files (ffp...

The updater will accept .vic and .ffp files (ffp files are a collection of .vics all rolled into one). I just downloaded the .pkg file Corsair is providing for your drive and it appears to be...
Forum: SSD Firmware Update 02-18-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 65,598
Posted By mactalla
Yes, if you boot a Lubuntu LiveCD then you're...

Yes, if you boot a Lubuntu LiveCD then you're running Linux and can follow the Linux instructions.


PM sent.
Forum: SSD Firmware Update 01-30-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 65,598
Posted By mactalla
I've PM'd you the link to the firmware update...

I've PM'd you the link to the firmware update tool.

To update:
1. Download the .zip file from the link I sent you.
2. Unzip it.
3. Mark the 64bit file as executable.
4. Run it.
5. Scan for...
Forum: SSD Firmware Update 01-13-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 65,598
Posted By mactalla
Do you mean that your BIOS doesn't have any...

Do you mean that your BIOS doesn't have any option to enable AHCI or that when you enable it then Windows won't run?

If it's the first I'm afraid you need to find another computer to do the update...
Forum: SSD Firmware Update 12-18-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,789
Posted By mactalla
ordos, how did you make out with your upgrade? ...

ordos, how did you make out with your upgrade? If you're still trying to find the signature of your drive, look into the Linux updater mentioned in the thread Yellowbeard linked. It's not permitted...
Forum: SSD Firmware Update 11-17-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 65,598
Posted By mactalla
A shame it wasn't as easy for you. One thought...

A shame it wasn't as easy for you. One thought is that your drive isn't in AHCI mode. Looks like (some?) Macs put the drive in IDE (legacy) mode when booting something other than OSX. If this is...
Forum: SSD Firmware Update 11-16-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 65,598
Posted By mactalla
Forgot to mention that it does require root...

Forgot to mention that it does require root permissions in order to perform the update. If you're launching it from a shell, then prefix it with "sudo " as in:
cd where/the/updater/is
sudo "BLEEP...
Forum: SSD Firmware Update 11-15-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 65,598
Posted By mactalla
I don't know the policy for a link like that, so...

I don't know the policy for a link like that, so I've PM'd you the link for the one I used.

Since you're on a Mac, you'll need to run it from a Linux environment. So grab yourself a LiveCD. ...
Forum: SSD Firmware Update 11-15-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 65,598
Posted By mactalla
There seem to be a number of Mac users here. I'm...

There seem to be a number of Mac users here. I'm sure they'd all appreciate hearing your experience after you've done your update. Especially with your experience going through the Windows update...
Forum: SSD Firmware Update 11-15-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 65,598
Posted By mactalla
Around here they don't want anyone to mention a...

Around here they don't want anyone to mention a competitor by name. Please refrain from doing so in the future.

You have already found the correct tool. Sandforce creates and distributes the...
Forum: SSD Firmware Update 10-13-2012, 02:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 65,598
Posted By mactalla
Big Grin Firmware upgrade with Linux -- It works!

Being happy with my Corsair RAM & PSU I didn't think twice about getting a Corsair SSD. Too late did I discover the .. err situation w.r.t. upgrading the firmware. Honestly I was shocked. But...
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