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**OFFICIAL** Mac OSX 10.6.3 Update Thread - 03-29-2010, 07:50 PM
To reduce the number of duplicate threads, I started this official 10.6.3 reference thread. Please read this original post before creating any threads related to 10.6.3 questions!
First and foremost, please ensure you are running NBI .8.4RC1 before upgrading to OSX 10.6.3 via Software Update.
This is the most current version of NBI and it supports the 10.6.3 update (among other things). Please refer to that thread regarding any installation questions... they do not belong in this thread!
Installation Instructions :
[let me remind you that it is always a good idea to check/repair permissions after any OS upgrade. you can do this with Disk Utility or applications such as OnyX]Upgrade Instructions :
Secondly, for those of you who are curious, check out the Engadget post that details the full changelog of OSX 10.6.3.
Finally, a huge thanks to meklort is in order for making this all possible... and thanks to those who have donated and contributed to the ADC Membership. This membership allows meklort to work on OSX builds before they become available to the public so that NBI supports the upgraded builds and we are able to upgrade without issues.
Do NOT reboot or power down system when it reboots and sits with a NBI logo on the screen. This is normal. Rebooting during this phase can cause issues.
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03-29-2010, 08:22 PM
boot with "recovery=y" to get into OS X if it kernel panicked.
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Location: Pennsylvania, USA
03-29-2010, 09:01 PM
I gave this a try, so here are my results.
1011 Mini 10v, A05 with 10.6.2 and 0.8.3 (I think). EDIT: Also dual-booting with Win7, so my boot process is Win7 menu first, then the Chameleon boot loader. I disabled sleep and USB legacy in advance, as per another thread I read.
1- Installed 0.8.4 RC1 and rebooted, no issues.
2- Downloaded 10.6.3 manually and saved, then ran it manually.
3- rebooted and powered up with no boot options. Had the spinning wheel for at least 5 minutes, then got panicky and powered down. Apple logo had been replaced with a laptop logo, also.
4- rebooted again with -v. Ran for at least 5 to 7 minutes, then eventually sat at a solid blue screen. I waited at least 5 minutes more but no change - I then powered down.
5- rebooted a third time, with no boot options. This time I had the Apple logo and the OS came up after about a minute. So far, no issues - NIC works, sound works, wireless works.
EDIT: As meklort mentioned, the reboot might be taking a very long time to update things. If I had to do this again, I would have rebooted with -v after the 10.6.3 install and let it sit there for longer than I originally did.
Mini 10v A06, MacOS 10.6.8
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03-29-2010, 09:06 PM
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