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If the utility cannot automatically reboot your system, you must reboot the system yourself. - Download the firmware image that you need from its download page. If it does not, please consult your system documentation on how to modify the system boot sequence.
- Download and burn the firmware image from its download page. - Insert the freshly burned CD back in to your Mac's CD drive. - After the chime, press and hold the Option key on the keyboard. - After the system boots to the CD, you will be presented with a README file. - To select the appropriate drive, press the corresponding key.
I suspect your wake from sleep problem is OS or BIOS based anyway and has nothing to do with the drive itself.
It may be better to use the Sea Tools to check the drive then pursue the wake problem on it's own symptoms. So i need to know how to figure out exactyly what i have and if i even need to.
Naturally I want to update the firmware to SD1A to avoid this happening again.
However, when I run the update program and it boots into Grub it searches for available devices for a while, then gives the error: Drive error: Command Type=1 ATA_ERROR=19 CMD=EC STATUS=50 ERR=00The drive appears to be working fine. Normally I wouldn't care about updating the firmware but it seems this firmware will fix the issues that have been bothering me for so long. I recently recovered from the dreaded BSY error on my 1TB Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 (Model: ST31000340AS, Firmware: SD15).Everything seemed ok, it shut down windows, restarted, ran the updater, then it said "FAILED" in big red letters then asked me to go back to Windows. Do I need to go into my BIOS and disable something that has to do with RAID? System Manufacturer/Model Number IBUYPOWER OS Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit CPU Intel i7-3820 @3.8ghz Motherboard GIGABYTE Memory 16 GB Corsair Vengence Graphics Card Nvidia 560ti Sound Card Realtek Monitor(s) Displays Samsung 21" I suspect that if your drive is not listed here: ALL FIRMWARE UPDATES - see here - Seagate Community Forums Which I don't see, a firmware update is not needed nor compatible with the update.As far as I know I have nothing enabled that has to do with RAID. Also read this: Does my drive need a firmware update?These are primarily for commercial purposes or OEMs to fix specific problems with the drives used in a specific manner.