On June 4, 2002, Apple Inc. released the fifth update to Mac OS X 10.1.x "Puma", Mac OS X 10.1.5. The build numbers vary: 5S60 is the build number for the original 10.1.5 update, whereas 5S66 is the build number following the installation of Networking Update 1.0, and 5T91 was a build released for certain Macs, noticeably iMac G4s.
- Expanded support is here for the new Canon digital cameras, for SmartDisk, EZQuest, and LaCie disc recording devices; improved support has arrived for Nikon FireWire cameras and MO drives.
- Mail and Sherlock are now more stable with the new release, and updated Carbon apps can now benefit from Quartz (rather than Carbon/Mac OS 8.5) anti-aliasing technology for more lifelike text display.
- AFP networking when accessing multi-level directories on Windows NT file servers has been improved, and the April 2002 Security Update has been included with this update.
- Significant updates to the Korean Input Method have been made, especially when using AppleWorks, and Internet Connect and AirPort apps have been updated with localisations in Chinese and Korean.
- This release marked the beginning of the ability for OS X to be installed on external FireWire drives and sucessfully boot from that volume.
Related Software Updates
- Mac OS X 10.1.5 Language Updates
- Networking Update 1.0
- AirPort 2.0.4 Update
- AppleScript 1.8.3
- Repair Privileges Utility
- iMac Update v. 1.0
- Security Update July 2002