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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Default Dell Mini 9 Hackintosh White Screens. - 04-29-2011, 01:13 AM


I've been trying to install Mac OS 10.5.5 on my Dell mini9 following the tutorial on Gizmodo and everything goes the way it's supposed to until the final step where you run the DellEFI installer. This installs fine but after a reboot all the netbook does is load the Apple boot screen and after a few seconds it goes strait to a blank white screen and does no thing.

Any help or ideas? I've look this forum over and found some posts about this but with no solutions. I've also been googling all day trying to find an answer.
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Default 04-29-2011, 03:05 AM

All the methods used here began with using 10.5.6 retail disc, not an OEM disc that shipped with a mac.

DellEFI is no longer supported here and I doubt you will find many who even remember it.

If it was me, I'd spend the $30 and buy a Retail Snow Leopard Upgrade disc. Snow Leopard doesn't have any PPC code that will take up space on your mini and it actually is a smaller install as a result, which is a bonus when talking about mini 9's with relatively small SSD capacities.

Mini 9 | OS X 10.6.7 | NBI 20100616212351| BIOS 05 | 32 GB Runcore | 2 GIGS RAM
10V | OS X 10.6.7 | NBI 20100616212351 |BIOS 06|160 GB|1 GIG RAM| 6 Cell Dell Battery
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