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Default [QUESTION] 10.6.0 to 10.6.6 update walkthrough - 01-10-2011, 06:36 AM

Guys, I already had installed 10.6 into my Dell mini 10v. But I want to update it directly to 10.6.6 now (skipped the rest). Is there already working walkthrough available yet?
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Default 01-11-2011, 09:24 PM

Same situation over here

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Actually, it's quite simple. This is what I did:
First I downloaded and ran the latest version of NBI (0.8.5 pre)
The I opened up Apple's Software Update and unchecked all except for Mac OS X 10.6.6 Combined.
I let it install, took a while. And then after a long reboot everything worked fine, except for the sound of course, but then a second reboot took care of that.
Now I'm running Snow Leopard .6 on my Dell Mini 10v with everything all working perfectly
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Default 01-12-2011, 12:05 AM

After attempting to help someone else on this same issue, with no success.... I went ahead and installed 10.6.0 back on my mini.

I used NBI 0.8.4 RC1 for the original install. I tried with an earlier NBI, but install failed, so I went ahead with 0.8.4...
Also, I did a custom install, and just installed the core OS.

In any case, once I had 10.6.0 installed, I did the following:

Downloaded, and ran this NBI: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/863180/Netbo...212351.app.zip

Without rebooting, I ran Software Update. I installed only the 10.6.6 package (no iTunes or security packages or anything else-- just the actual OS package).

It downloaded and installed fine. On reboot, the NBI screen came up, but didn't really take as long as previous versions. Desktop came up... everything worked fine.

After that, I went back to Software Update, and ran the rest of the updates.

Everything's working fine.


I'm guessing there'll be varying degrees of success with this update. And ultimately, you may be better off doing it one step at a time; 10.6 -- 10.6.2 -- 10.6.3 ....

In any case, however, It all worked out just fine for me.

cheers.


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Default 01-13-2011, 10:30 PM

Neither of these update paths worked for me. I think for now I'll stay on 10.6 as most of the benefits of the update seem minor at best.


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Default 02-26-2011, 05:10 PM

I was able to do get 10.6.6 working with Oscar's method, but this wasn't a totally clean install. My 10.6.4 accidentally got update-nuked so I reinstalled OS X (10.6 with NBBM 0.8.4 RC1). All the kexts were still in-place so I used the combo updater and updated to 10.6.6 and rebooted (the installer hung so I force-quit it. Hey, it was 12am). All's well, but boot is incredibly slow.

Thanks for the guide Oscar!


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Default 02-27-2011, 12:39 PM

I recently did an install of 10.6 on a new 10V for a friend, and followed the above directions and versions (see my signature). I then updated to 10.6.6 without any other updates and yes....you must just be patient, make sure the pc is plugged in and just let it go. Everything is now updated and a birthday gift has been gifted...Enjoy


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Default 03-15-2011, 03:28 PM

Guys, I had 10.6.5 running for a long time and decided to upgrade to 10.6.6, after install the Mini booted normally but after a while a get "forbidden" sign on top of the Apple logo and progress wheel keeps spinning and it doesn't start up...
I tried to fix it installing NBI again from the bootable USB drive but no luck...
Any ideas?
Thank you!
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Default 04-04-2011, 07:21 PM

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Originally Posted by mootjeuh View Post
Same situation over here

Edit:
Actually, it's quite simple. This is what I did:
First I downloaded and ran the latest version of NBI (0.8.5 pre)
The I opened up Apple's Software Update and unchecked all except for Mac OS X 10.6.6 Combined.
I let it install, took a while. And then after a long reboot everything worked fine, except for the sound of course, but then a second reboot took care of that.
Now I'm running Snow Leopard .6 on my Dell Mini 10v with everything all working perfectly
I did this (going from 10.6.0 to 10.6.6 combo) and it's been horrible. I did do recovery=y once and was able to get some things going again (sound and wifi didn't work), but every time I try a regular reboot, I get stuck at the grey apple logo boot screen with the spinning wheel of death forever. How do I fix it?
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Default 04-05-2011, 12:38 AM

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I did this (going from 10.6.0 to 10.6.6 combo) and it's been horrible. I did do recovery=y once and was able to get some things going again (sound and wifi didn't work), but every time I try a regular reboot, I get stuck at the grey apple logo boot screen with the spinning wheel of death forever. How do I fix it?
I'm having the same reboot issue, endless spinning wheel, after doing a clean install using NBI 0.8.4 and going from 10.6 to 10.6.3. I'm not even able to enter recovery mode (or any other mode for that matter) as well. Any solution for this?
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