Re: [NTLK] [OT] Seagate 1.5 TB problems (was: Terabytes under $90 (was: eBay sniping))

From: Morgan Aldridge <>
Date: Sun Mar 01 2009 - 09:06:57 EST

On Sun, Mar 1, 2009 at 1:29 AM, Aaron Brigati <> wrote:
> Just a warning, folks. Those 1.5 TB Seagate drives have had firmware
> issues. While there's a new firmware available, if you happen to get
> an old one the /only/ way to reflash it is with a PC. There's no way
> to do it on a Mac. (And it involves booting the PC into DOS to do it.)

Actually, you can do it with an Intel Mac and Leopard using Boot Camp.
They have a CD you burn and boot from that has FreeDOS already on it
(and the firmware, of course) and it's Boot Camp compatible.

Definitely watch out for it though.

Morgan Aldridge

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