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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peterbenne peterbenne is offline
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Default NetbookInstaller 0.8.3 RC2 problem - 10-07-2009, 11:08 AM

I'm reinstalling leopard on my dell mini using the usb netbook installation method. I'm running in to what seems a familiar problem in that is says "can't find mach kernel 10.5.6" .
I've read the solutions and tried with NetbookInstaller 0.8.3 RC2, but thats not working for me, I still get the same error message. I know there is a workaround in terminal but I'm really not very technical with terminal and dont really understand the process.
If anyone can shed some light on what I've done wrong or need to do, it would be much appreciated.
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Default 10-16-2009, 03:27 AM

I'm having the exact same problem. I tried some of the walk throughs in terminal but ended up doing something very wrong and had to do a clean install. Still have the problem. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!
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Default 10-16-2009, 07:13 PM

same problem as well!

Someone please help us!
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Default 10-16-2009, 08:19 PM

This thread here might shed some light.

Can't Find Mach_Kernel 10.5.6 Error

Especially on page 2 of the thread.

The only thing I can see that might be key is that you don't run NetBookInstaller until after the OS is done installing and you reboot in safe mode, then run NetBookInstaller.

0.8.3 RC2 worked fine on my Mini9 with both Leopard and Snow Leopard installs.

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