Mac Pro SMC Firmware Update 1.1
The SMC Firmware Update adjusts fan behavior in the Mac Pro.
After this update has completed successfully, your SMC Version will be:
1.7f10 (Mac Pro)
1.15f3 (Mac Pro 8-core)
The updater application will be installed in the /Applications/Utilities folder and will launch automatically after restart.
Please follow the instructions in the updater application to complete the process.
To update the SMC firmware on your Mac Pro:
Your computer’s power cord must be connected and plugged into a working power source.
1. Quit all other open applications.
2. Click Restart in the Mac Pro SMC Firmware Update window and wait for your computer to restart.
The SMC firmware update starts automatically. A status bar indicates the progress of the update. During the update your computer fans will run at full speed, but will return to normal once the update completes.
Important: Do not interrupt the update.
Your computer restarts automatically when the update is completed and opens the Mac Pro SMC Firmware Update.
3. Click OK. The SMC firmware is now up-to-date.
If these instructions appear on your screen again, the SMC firmware update was not successful. Repeat steps 2 and 3.
This update requires a Macintosh formatted disk or partition. If you are starting up using a RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks) subsystem, you must attach a Macintosh formatted storage device to apply this update.
Some USB and FireWire devices may prevent firmware updates from installing correctly. If you are having trouble installing an update try disconnecting non-essential devices and use only an Apple branded keyboard, mouse and monitor.