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Unhappy Tried 3 times cannot get from OSX 10.6.3 to 10.6.6 Combo Update - 02-25-2011, 03:06 AM

I have tried twice to get my Mini 10V to update from OSX 10.6.3 to 10.6.6.
I have read the forums and instructions, but I don't exactly get why I have issues.
How do you run NBI after the install, but before it reboots? I think that is where I am failing. Is it running from a USB stick or off the Mini's HDD?
Someone help, please! I am totally a noob at this Mac stuff right now, but sick of Windows and want to learn hackentoshing!!

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Default 02-26-2011, 04:12 AM

you need the correct NBI to do that

it auto patches the correct kexts, run it before you update.. all you really need to do..


to chameleon safe boot >> shift key boot >> at grey screen type "recovery= y" >>enter. once in none legacy boot run new NBI**********51 restart..

hey sorry for being rude just noticed it's your first post ... hi and welcome ..

Dell Mini 10v 1gb ram 160gb hdd  A04  boot os-OSX.6.7  XP sp3 on Vbox  NBI********51

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Default 02-27-2011, 05:02 AM


Thanks for de-noobing me! Got my rig updated and my iOS4 developer sdk installed as intended!
Kudos for the help!
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Default 03-25-2012, 03:59 PM

Well, I did this...

Ran NBI ...351 inside of OS X 10.6.3 after that finished I ran combo update 10.6.6... took more than 30 minutes, the system rebooted, I reran NBI ...351 inside OS X 10.6.6 - rebooted again (not sure if it was needed) and everything appears to be working...

Thanks guys...

Dell mini 10v, 2GB Memory, N280 1.66Mhz, 1.3Mp Camera, 56WHr Lithium-Ion Battery (6-cell) Two HD's - 1st -Windows 7(120GB) & 2nd-OS X 10.6.6(16GB SSD) - (soon to be dual boot)
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