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#1 2015-10-02 21:43:17

cc333
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From: North S.F. Bay Area, CA
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Thinking Of Upgrading My Mac Mini to 2,1 Firmware. Thoughts?

I'm trying to see if I can do it reversibly, i.e., if I can downgrade back to stock firmware if I decide I don't like the new FW for whatever reason.

Anybody here have any experience with such things?

Thanks!

c

Last edited by cc333 (2015-10-02 21:43:45)


Main Macs: Early '09 Mac Pro, Mid '12 MacBook Pro 13"
Secondary Macs: Early '08 Mac Pro, Mid '12 MacBook Pro 15"
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#2 2015-10-22 18:18:56

cc333
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Re: Thinking Of Upgrading My Mac Mini to 2,1 Firmware. Thoughts?

Anybody?

c


Main Macs: Early '09 Mac Pro, Mid '12 MacBook Pro 13"
Secondary Macs: Early '08 Mac Pro, Mid '12 MacBook Pro 15"
Playthings: Mac SE/30, 3.0 GHz Mavericks-based HackServe, Many others....
Desired: Lisa, Kanga PowerBook G3, Apple IIc, Apple II, Spare parts, etc.

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#3 2015-10-22 18:28:02

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Re: Thinking Of Upgrading My Mac Mini to 2,1 Firmware. Thoughts?

Sorry, no idea.  I haven't messed with firmware on something that new, but I'd imagine it'd take some kind of hack to do a downgrade, since that's not normally a supported path.

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#4 2015-10-22 19:19:58

cc333
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Posts: 600

Re: Thinking Of Upgrading My Mac Mini to 2,1 Firmware. Thoughts?

Hmm, well I think I might scratch it, and try finding a newer, pre-unibody MM instead. I'm thinking a Late 2009 would be best, but any old thing will do as long as it's a newer model supported by ML and up.

c


Main Macs: Early '09 Mac Pro, Mid '12 MacBook Pro 13"
Secondary Macs: Early '08 Mac Pro, Mid '12 MacBook Pro 15"
Playthings: Mac SE/30, 3.0 GHz Mavericks-based HackServe, Many others....
Desired: Lisa, Kanga PowerBook G3, Apple IIc, Apple II, Spare parts, etc.

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