[geeks] Netbook/OS X suggestions?
mh1272 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 1 14:49:57 CST 2010
The Dell Mini 9 and Mini 10v are good for Hacintoshes.
Note: the Dell Mini 10 is a different chipset that is unsupported by Mac OS
X. The Dell Mini 10v has the same chipset as the Dell Mini 9 and works very
I used Mac OS X (Leopard) on my Dell Mini 9 with great success. I never
patched to kernel since this is where most of the problems arise. The
patches for the programs worked well. Mac OS X will pick up the camera on
the Dell Mini 9 and use it like the one on the MacBooks.
MyDellMini.com has all the information.
Dell outlet sells the Mini 10v (and occasionally, the Mini 9) are reduced
pricing. Craisgslist has a good number from time to time.
On Fri, Jan 1, 2010 at 2:05 PM, William Barnett-Lewis
<wlewisiii at gmail.com>wrote:
> Happy 2010 all!
> Well, the coke spill from a few months back is catching up to my
> Macbook. The fan has died & overheating occurs rather often as a
> result. We can't afford a new Mac or even what Apple repair wants
> OTOH, we _might_ be able to afford a netbook. What is the best
> compromise between cost, ability to take the SATA drive from this
> machine, & hacking OS X to work on it? The MSI Wind looked good back
> when the spill first happened, but is it still? Is there something
> better? Cheaper? Faster :) ? I've got 3 gig in this, if the sticks can
> be recycled that would be a plus.
> Any tips on this new year's day?
> Live like you will never die, love like you've never been hurt, dance
> like no-one is watching.
> Alex White
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