Tuesday, May 16, 2006

iMac with built-in Roomba?

I just installed version 1.0 of the iMac SMC Firmware Update on my Intel iMac.

This process involves quitting all apps and restarting the computer. At restart, the machine briefly makes a sound unlike anything I've every heard from a Mac...sort of like a fan running, or a Roomba. It's accompanied by an animated graphic of a white bar turning gray.

2 comments:

  1. Could it, in fact, have been the iMac's fan? The utility doing the updating might have been checking components or something.

    Then again, maybe your desk is now cleaner!

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  2. Welcome to the world of Windows. I hear that all the time on my upgrades.

    Just kidding, of course; I have no idea.

    Was not able to make it to the Meetup this month. Hope to see you there next time.

    Scot

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