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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hostilemf hostilemf is offline
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Default Webcam use causing crashing - 12-19-2009, 12:31 AM

Upgraded to Snow Leopard 1.6.2 using Netbook Installer 0.8.3 RC4. Whenever I try to use the built-in Webcam (1.3MP) in either iChat or Skype, both programs freeze up and crash. Interestingly enough, Photobooth works, but the camera image is severely degraded and grainy. I have had no problems using NBI 0.8.2 on OS X 10.5.8, which is what I was running until yesterday.

Any ideas? Or anyone else having a similar problem?

Other than this minor problem, big thanks to the NBI Crew for their diligent work. I couldn't be happier with my Hackintoshed DM9!!!


EDIT: Just updated to using the NBI 0.8.3 RC5, and my webcam now works! However, my built in microphone now does not work. Any ideas?

Dell Mini 9 | 1.6 Intel Atom | OS X 10.6.2 via NetbookInstaller 0.8.3| 32GB STEC | 2GB RAM | Bluetooth | 1.3 Webcam |
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Exeter Exeter is offline
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Default 12-19-2009, 02:58 PM

I have the same issue in SL 10.6.2 and NI 0.8.3 RC4. Skype worked fine in SL 10.6.1 and NI 0.8.2 RC 3.
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deadlang deadlang is offline
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Default 12-21-2009, 04:23 AM

same problem here.. skype craching with 10.6.2 and 0.8.3 RC4, Help?
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Default 12-21-2009, 04:44 AM

same. ichat not working either
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Default 12-22-2009, 03:59 AM

Skype crashes if you have no sound out initially and no sound in if you make a call.

Dell Mini 9 (Vostro) 2GB Ram - 32 GB RunRev SSD - A05 - OS X.6.5- NBI 20100616212351
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Default 12-24-2009, 03:45 PM

Just a "me too" for grainy picture in photobooth and skype crashing with 10.6.2 and 0.8.3 RC4. If anyone knows how to fix this they would make my daughter very happy tomorrow when she gets her gift she isn't supposed to know about .

@maddog - is there some work around to have sound in/out before making a call so that it doesn't crash?
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