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Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 09-29-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,170
Posted By thejames
I tried that. NBI managed to break that too. :mad:

I tried that. NBI managed to break that too. :mad:
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 09-28-2010, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,170
Posted By thejames
*BUMP* I can't believe that after nearly 6...

*BUMP*

I can't believe that after nearly 6 months and so many people reporting the same problem there isn't a solution to this, or at least a known cause.

I've just picked up a PM where the...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 06-24-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,402
Posted By thejames
I think I've tried re-installing using TM...

I think I've tried re-installing using TM before... you still have to run NBI, do you not?

Fairly certain mine crashed after re-running NBI.

Be interesting to see if this works for anyone else.
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 06-22-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,402
Posted By thejames
Hi guys, sorry I've not been on for a while. To...

Hi guys, sorry I've not been on for a while. To be honest I lost interest after repeatedly running into dead ends. No one could come up with anything even approaching a fix. I'm now running Linux...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 06-22-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,025
Posted By thejames
I had exactly this issue, and nothing I did would...

I had exactly this issue, and nothing I did would sort it. I'm now using Linux instead though I'd love to get to the bottom of the problem. If you find out anything can you message me please? Thanks,...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 05-04-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,326
Posted By thejames
It's now happened multiple times to me: Using...

It's now happened multiple times to me: Using different hard drives (standard 160gb,seagate 500gb HDD), different flash drives (4 different types), different NBI's (0.8.3rc5, 0.8.4pre, 0.8.4rc1),...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 05-04-2010, 05:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,326
Posted By thejames
It's a big issue that as yet no one has been able...

It's a big issue that as yet no one has been able to address. I've started two threads in this forum on this subject, but alas; no dice. I've switched to Linux for the meantime.

What you have is a...
Forum: Ubuntu 05-02-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,107
Posted By thejames
I installed mine this evening. UNR 10.04 onto a...

I installed mine this evening. UNR 10.04 onto a Mini 10v.

All I did was,

-plug in ethernet.
-go to System>Admin>Hardware Drivers

Installed/Activated the STA one first.

Then the B43 one.
Forum: Ubuntu 05-02-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,080
Posted By thejames
I'll answer my own question! Twas a pain in the...

I'll answer my own question! Twas a pain in the arse.

In a nutshell: Downloaded ISO in Windows (Bootcamp). Burnt to a cd using Toast in OSX. Booted from the cd in live mode, and went...
Forum: Ubuntu 05-02-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,080
Posted By thejames
Preparing USB drive on a mac?

Hi,

I'm getting fed up of continual "Still Waiting for Root Device" errors on hackintoshed Dell 10v, so now I'm seriously considering switching to Ubuntu Netbook Remix.

I've read this page...
Forum: Mac OS X Development 04-24-2010, 01:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,444
Posted By thejames
Question Safe mode?

Hi.

I've posted elsewhere my problems with the Still waiting for Boot Device error. The key seems to be Safe Mode. It won't boot normally (It gets stuck on the grey boot screen) but will boot in...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 04-24-2010, 01:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,170
Posted By thejames
Hi reststop. Thanks for posting. Like you found,...

Hi reststop. Thanks for posting. Like you found, there's very little help out there for Dell mini's experiencing this problem.

I'm not quite following your method... How do you boot into the EFI...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 04-23-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,170
Posted By thejames
I don't think it'll help tbh, but give it a...

I don't think it'll help tbh, but give it a whirl. I'm fairly sure its NBI cocking up the install, not OSX itself.
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 04-22-2010, 02:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 722
Posted By thejames
Hi matey. What you're getting is a Still Waiting...

Hi matey. What you're getting is a Still Waiting for Root Device error.

It's seemingly caused by NBI, but that's about all we know. It's happening to more and more installs, but as yet no-one...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 04-19-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,060
Posted By thejames
Hi Andy, is it possible that a software update...

Hi Andy, is it possible that a software update was OK'ed? Either automatically or by someone else?

BTW, my missus grew up in Wombourne!
Forum: Mac OS X Development 04-18-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 71,878
Posted By thejames
Still Waiting for Root Device error reared its...

Still Waiting for Root Device error reared its ugly head twice this morning on new installs. Using different USB drives, different NBI's, and different installation methods.

More details here:...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 04-18-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,170
Posted By thejames
Question Still Waiting for Root Device error

I'm starting a new thread on this with a more applicable title.

This affects OSX installs after running NBI. Usually the install works fine, and then the problem arises when NBI is run after a...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 04-15-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,395
Posted By thejames
And here is one such thread :) ...

And here is one such thread :)

http://www.mydellmini.com/forum/dell-mini-10v-mac-os-x-discussion/19340-what-software-inside-ur-os-x.html
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 04-14-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 728
Posted By thejames
Sounds very much like a keyboard/button problem...

Sounds very much like a keyboard/button problem to me mate.
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 04-14-2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,443
Posted By thejames
I agree with. scytale... it's an alternative, not...

I agree with. scytale... it's an alternative, not a replacement. I have an iMac, a Macbook, a 10v, a touch and an HTC Hero and they all have their uses and distinct advantages.

The screen is much...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 04-13-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,700
Posted By thejames
That's normal. That's exactly what myself and...

That's normal. That's exactly what myself and others have experienced.
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 04-13-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,402
Posted By thejames
The 1012 is the mini 10, the 10v is the 1011....

The 1012 is the mini 10, the 10v is the 1011. That footnote isn't relevant here, sadly. Keep looking bud!
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 04-12-2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,700
Posted By thejames
Hi, on my phone so won't go into detail, but find...

Hi, on my phone so won't go into detail, but find my thread: New 0.8.4pre install crashes on reboot. More info there.
Forum: Mac OS X Development 04-12-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,871
Posted By thejames
I tried it; didn't seem to make any difference....

I tried it; didn't seem to make any difference. Back to the drawing board.
Forum: Mac OS X Development 04-12-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 71,878
Posted By thejames
Meklort: Since I last contacted you, there seems...

Meklort: Since I last contacted you, there seems to be a lot more people experiencing the Still Waiting for Root Device issue. I have counted 10 on this forum, and I'm sure there are others that have...
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