Disconnect all external storage devices.
SeaTools update Disc Diagnostic, desktop Edition/ Online Edition/Enterprise Edition version.06.02/2.00.11/2.4.36).
Think i am going to stick with it for update now!6904 270.07 KB Joemaldo51 a, iBM firmware update seagate for snowmass hdd release 2 1104.41 MB palm_atx a, iBM firmware update for snowmass hdd release 1 1380.41 MB palm_atx ms-sd1a.exe, firmware Update for ST3500320AS, ST3500620AS, ST3500820AS, ST3640330AS, ST3640530AS, ST3750330AS, ST3750630AS, ST31000340AS.89 drives MB galdiator galaxy3D6H-308_a.Doesn't recognize the drives usb with the iso!0, dec 16, 2014 your macmini have an extra usb port?The firmware revision is SM14 and I drives think that requireing the newest Firmware is SM16. Seagate also suggests you backup important stuff on your sshd before proceeding.
Save any work workshop in progress.If the software determines that the update should not be run, the utility will exit and reboot back to Windows.In this example, when the application restarts in DOS, the language will be in English.Once the it's created crush and shows up as a seaboot drive, reboot your Mac and hold the alt key while booting. You will see a new boot message ".If your have converter just make a USB bootble from the ISO.This document will help you candy through the firmware update process.I don't firmware remember the order of the options but one flashes the firmware, another checks the drive and the last one is an exit shutdown option (to end workshop and close down the process).Firmware update for, seagate Barracuda ATA IV hard disk drives.There must be a way to do this but if you have access coding to any Windows machine, this is the most painless converter way.At this point, Windows will shut down and your system will reboot.It will wipe everything off your USB stick so make sure you save everything you want to keep. The created usb cannot be used to boot a mac!
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The bootable USB drive will say Windows "something" on booting but it certainly works on a seagate drives requireing firmware update Mac.
Thanks 0, feb 20, 2015, i have a MacMini with this exact same drive, and I have an external CD/DVD drive attached via USB.