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Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 02-28-2012, 11:27 PM
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Views: 679
Posted By bugjah
EBIOS read error

Hi all

Using my dell mini 10v OsX install happily with the normal quirks, but fine. Then one day, spinning beachball of death. Cold shut down. And now it won't start.

After the Dell screen...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 02-03-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,093
Posted By bugjah
SL-Ubuntu dual boot instructions?

I haven't seen any forums with specific instruction on this, particularly using recent versions of the NBI (0.8.4 - 5).

I have a SL install USB with an old version of the NBI (0.8.3 I think)

I...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 02-03-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,547
Posted By bugjah
Yay Ubuntu! I'm a convert!! So the terminal...

Yay Ubuntu! I'm a convert!!

So the terminal codes that SideStep suggested above (with or without the # symbol) did not work. Then I remembered that I had a friend who uses Ubuntu and phoned him....
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 02-03-2011, 01:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,547
Posted By bugjah
Thanks! I'll try that tonight and report back...

Thanks! I'll try that tonight and report back...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 02-03-2011, 12:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,547
Posted By bugjah
...well in that case, we're in business! :) ...

...well in that case, we're in business! :)

The Ubuntu stick booted flawlessly, and my hard disk (named "Afriq") appeared there! But, as SideStep predicted, there appears to be some sort of...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 02-01-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,547
Posted By bugjah
Brief update: I have successfully made a bootable...

Brief update: I have successfully made a bootable Ubuntu disk following the link that Oscar suggested! I haven't tried it yet in my problematic Dell, but it looks fine in my iBook, so I am hopeful...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 02-01-2011, 12:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,547
Posted By bugjah
Sorry for the nearly 72 hour delay here. Add to...

Sorry for the nearly 72 hour delay here. Add to my current computer issues that our wireless network at home has been down for the past 3 days!
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S.S.S.: I'm not pressing F12, but I press F2...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 01-29-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,547
Posted By bugjah
yes, it was enabled, didn't work. Thanks...

yes, it was enabled, didn't work.

Thanks everyone for all your help!
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 01-29-2011, 03:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,547
Posted By bugjah
I am impartial in my ignorance. Downloading...

I am impartial in my ignorance. Downloading Ubuntu now...

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the instructions seem pretty straight forward...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 01-29-2011, 01:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,547
Posted By bugjah
Would Slax (http://www.slax.org/get_slax.php)...

Would Slax (http://www.slax.org/get_slax.php) work?

(http://www.slax.org/get_slax.php)
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 01-29-2011, 01:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,547
Posted By bugjah
probably wise...but I really would like to try to...

probably wise...but I really would like to try to recover this data if at all possible. It's pretty important, unfortunately.

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Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 01-29-2011, 01:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,547
Posted By bugjah
Sorry, Straulino, this has been a long thread,...

Sorry, Straulino, this has been a long thread, and I think you missed the fact that I CAN'T boot to my internal HD (that's the problem), with or without the USB stick inserted, with or without USB...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 01-28-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,547
Posted By bugjah
Thanks both of you for your help. I tried...

Thanks both of you for your help.

I tried mounting as suggested and it will not mount. I tried repairing again, and it still says that it "appears OK."

Any other suggestions?

A few other...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 01-28-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,547
Posted By bugjah
ummm...no. i didn't see that option. Let me...

ummm...no. i didn't see that option. Let me check again
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 01-28-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,547
Posted By bugjah
So...the good news is that repairing the disk was...

So...the good news is that repairing the disk was successful and it didn't make anything obviously worse.

The bad news is that there is no difference in the problem.

After completing the disk...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 01-28-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,547
Posted By bugjah
Dear sidestep Thanks for your reply. I...

Dear sidestep

Thanks for your reply. I won't blame you if the repair disk makes things worse, but its nice to have a little encouragement, as I really have minimal clue what I'm doing (hence, as...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 01-28-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,547
Posted By bugjah
corrupt 10v HD running NBI 0.8.5pre/SL 10.6.5

NOTE ADDED A FEW HOURS LATER:
The title for this post is no longer relevant, as I was able to "uncorrupt" my HD (as described below), but that didn't solve the main problem: I can't boot, I can't...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 05-14-2010, 05:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 24,193
Posted By bugjah
my working hackintosh vanished!

10.6.2 (I think- I can't check anymore, and my SL DVD is 3000 miles away) was working great on my 10v for 2 weeks, lots of programs loaded, no major issues except for a hibernate error message that...
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