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Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 11-26-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,132
Posted By maddog
Underwhelmed, I live by TM on my "real" Macs. ...

Underwhelmed,
I live by TM on my "real" Macs.
But in the Mini, because TM is not bootable, if anything happens I have to boot up from my 10.6 USB stick and then upgrade to the current NBI or...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 11-26-2010, 03:28 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 51,756
Posted By maddog
Felixz, where can I get this background...

Felixz,
where can I get this background picture?
My daughter just played Dracula in a school play.
This would be a great bg for her.
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 11-19-2010, 10:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,132
Posted By maddog
Akki, I stopped doing that because my SDHC card...

Akki,
I stopped doing that because my SDHC card would always crap out and it would need to be reformatted every so often. Now I use it as just another drive in the mini and have not had any...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 11-18-2010, 01:47 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 30,782
Posted By maddog
Among many, better networking.

Among many, better networking.
Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 11-17-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,196
Posted By maddog
Paul, we are missing your BIOS. We have almost...

Paul, we are missing your BIOS.
We have almost the same system.
I started by making an USB stick with SL using NBI .81 ( I believe).
Did not have had any problems upgrading all the way to 10.6.5....
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 11-17-2010, 04:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,309
Posted By maddog
Out of curiosity, did you tell them you are...

Out of curiosity, did you tell them you are running Mac OS X in your Dell mini?

And, in my opinion, no I would not pay $160 for an extended 1 year warranty.
Nor for 5.
I'd invest the money in...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 11-17-2010, 04:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,834
Posted By maddog
Go here...

Go here (http://www.mydellmini.com/forum/general-mac-os-x-discussion/24233-mirroir-dual-monitor-accident.html) and decide what is the best solution for you.

Your System Preferences is set for...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 11-17-2010, 04:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,196
Posted By maddog
What NBI did you use? Did you use the one in my...

What NBI did you use?
Did you use the one in my signature?
If not, it will not work.
Post your system settings, it will be easier for people to help you.
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 11-16-2010, 01:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,688
Posted By maddog
Or, if terminal is not your cup of tea... check...

Or, if terminal is not your cup of tea... check this (http://www.mydellmini.com/forum/dell-mini-9-os-x-discussion/19910-turning-mirroring-off.html#post149515).
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 11-14-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 79,127
Posted By maddog
Worked OK for me

I've upgraded to 10.6.5.
Sound works and everything is fine.
However, I have just posted a new thread where I suggest one makes a bootable copy of the internal SSD to an external HD, before...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 11-14-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,132
Posted By maddog
A hint for people with working OS X in Dell Mini

If your Mini is working correctly with whatever version of Mac OS X, then I suggest the following;
1. Get Carbon Copy Cloner from Carbon Copy Cloner - Home (http://www.bombich.com/). Send a...
Forum: My Digital Discount 10-28-2010, 02:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 27,891
Posted By maddog
Just to say that after 2 trials with other...

Just to say that after 2 trials with other vendors your battery finally works.
I am very happy with it.
Thanks.

However, could I suggest that you put, may be here, a guide on how to proceed with...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 08-22-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,076
Posted By maddog
REFUSEDCHAOS, from what I am reading, I believe...

REFUSEDCHAOS, from what I am reading, I believe you installed the OSX software in your iPod, if so, you should have installed the hack to your iPod.
Start your mini from the iPod and then trim it.
...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 08-20-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 71,102
Posted By maddog
I can't guarantee since I have no idea of how...

I can't guarantee since I have no idea of how you are set up.
But it apparently works for many different set up.
I'd believe it should work.
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 07-03-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,986
Posted By maddog
Check my post here...

Check my post here (http://www.mydellmini.com/forum/general-mac-os-x-discussion/21791-what-gives.html).

In short, your HD is hosed.
I had a STEC SSD, I've no idea what HD is in your Dell.

I...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 07-02-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 71,102
Posted By maddog
Ooops! I am sorry. You are right, I did not...

Ooops! I am sorry.
You are right, I did not mean to take credit, mostly I forgot to give you credit.
Actually I should have indicated the source, I did say I only added the AppleScript.

I'll...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 07-02-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,702
Posted By maddog
This is a good point. This is why I left "your"...

This is a good point. This is why I left "your" instructions in there.
So is the iASLMe app.
Anyways, thank you.
I am still baffled as to why my method worked before and causes KP now!
Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 07-01-2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 71,102
Posted By maddog
If anyone wants, I am putting here the files...

If anyone wants, I am putting here the files needed to have sound in 10.6.4 or 10.6.5
Please read the README_FIRST file and go from there, it solved my problem it should solve yours.
The files...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 07-01-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,702
Posted By maddog
Akki Many thanks, it works! I actually will...

Akki
Many thanks, it works!
I actually will put the patched dsdt and the extensions with the correct permissions in the extensions I got from you.
I am adding an AppleScript script for people who...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 06-29-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,702
Posted By maddog
Hi Akki, thanks! I did check this before I...

Hi Akki,
thanks!
I did check this before I posted.
First, if you check the solution I proposed here
...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 06-28-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,702
Posted By maddog
What gives

Firstly, apologies for this long post.

My problem, I have a dell Vostro A90 with a Mini 9 BIOS.
As far as I could determine, there is no difference between the two, but some things tell me that...
Forum: Mac OS X Guides 06-21-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 62,953
Posted By maddog
Doesn't work here

I just found out the my STEC SSD is hosed.
I thought I had a problem with BIOS, but the problem was my had.
I tried and was successful in putting the Dell Mini Bios in my Vostro.
Now I want to put...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 06-19-2010, 10:27 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 268,632
Posted By maddog
I have downloaded and installed 10.6.4...

I have downloaded and installed 10.6.4 successfully.
I moved the GeForce and ATI extensions from S/L/E to /Extra.bak/
Restarted and no sound in. Fixed sound using this info:...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 04-18-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,575
Posted By maddog
Papars, Thanks for your comments. I don't...

Papars,
Thanks for your comments.
I don't know how I missed the space in the cp command. It is fixed now.
As for not having a password, I was not aware of that.

Could you check if the HDA...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 04-17-2010, 01:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,068
Posted By maddog
Replace your hard drive! what is the point of a...

Replace your hard drive!
what is the point of a mini with an external HD?
It loses it practicality
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