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Apple issues ATI Radeon X1900 XT, Remote Desktop, Xsan updates

Apple has recently released software updates for ATI Radeon X1900 XT Firmware, Apple Remote Desktop, Xsan Filesystem and Admin, and Garage Band Jam Pack.

ATI Radeon X1900 XT Firmware Update

The ATI Radeon X1900 XT Firmware Update [668KB] will update the firmware on all of the ATI Radeon X1900 XT graphics cards in the Mac Pro. The updater application will be installed in the /Applications/Utilities folder.

Apple Remote Desktop 3.2 Client

Apple Remote Desktop 3.2 Client update [4.1MB] is recommended for all users and addresses numerous issues related to overall reliability, usability and compatibility.

More details are available in this document.

Apple Remote Desktop 3.2 Admin

Apple Remote Desktop 3.2 Admin update [34.6MB] is recommended for all users and addresses numerous issues related to overall reliability, usability and compatibility. It includes specific fixes for:
  • compatibility with Mac OS X Leopard
  • getting status and connecting to computers on slow networks
  • typing accented characters on European language keyboards
  • using Open Application tasks on Intel-based Macs
  • accurately reporting operating system version numbers
  • compatibility with third party VNC viewers and servers

More details are available in this document.

Xsan 1.4.2 Filesystem, Admin updates

The Xsan 1.4.2 Filesystem update [15.5MB] and Xsan 1.4.2 Admin update [9.1MB] addresses numerous issues related to overall reliability, usability and compatibility. They includes specific fixes for:
  • mounting Fibre Channel LUNs on Mac OS X Leopard
  • metadata controller failovers during power outages and network disconnects
  • memory related errors that can result in slow system performance or hangs
  • reducing fragmentation of large files and frame drops during ingest
  • preventing file system metadata corruption
  • hosting Xsan volumes on Intel-based metadata controllers
  • defragmenting files after a volume bandwidth expansion
  • compatibility with Apple and third party applications

Before installing, Apple advises that users review the Xsan Migration Guide. More detailed information on the update is available in this document.

Xsan 1.4.2 Uninstaller

Xsan 1.4.2 Uninstaller [224KB] will remove Xsan from your computer. It will also remove the Xsan Admin application and documentation files.

Before removing Xsan, Apple recommends that you back up all of your data and volumes.

Garage Band Jam Pack Voices 1.0.1

Garage Band Jam Pack Voices 1.0.1 [414KB] is an expansion pack including over 1500 royalty-free vocal loops and vocal instruments performed by professional singers and rappers.