Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion Discussion for installing and setting up Mac OS X on the Dell Mini and Vostro A90

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desmodus desmodus is offline
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Default 10.6 or 10.5.8 on mini9 - 10-06-2009, 07:56 AM

I am currently running 10.5.8 on my Dell Mini9. But somehow it is corrupted, I cannot open many applications anymore, they keep on crashing.

So now I will have to reinstall an OS, and am thinking on putting 10.6 on there... but is 10.6 any faster on the Mini9, or is it better to run 10.5.8 on there?

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Default 10-07-2009, 04:48 AM

SL is just as fast, maybe slightly faster depending on your hardware. SL takes up less space on your SSD.

If you install SL, I would do a fresh install since your 10.5.8 install is not working properly.

Did you try repairing permissions? Maybe Onyx? You may be able to salvage your install if you want to try it. What could it hurt?

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