No More Hackintosh for Netbooks ? Mac OS X 10.6.2 Update Kills Intel Atom Support !

"So, I can tell you 10.6.2 DOES NOT WORK with the Mini10v.

OSX tries to start, but it hangs before you can see the apple and system is trying to boot again … you are in a loop…"


, reported a Hackintosh netbook owner at MyDellMini.com.


Hackintosh on Dell Mini 9
No more Hackintosh for netbooks ? Photo Credit: Gizmodo

Mac OS X 10.6.2 update, a blessing to those who run OS X on their Macs since it fixes over 40 Snow Leopard problems and bugs including the dreaded Account Deletion Bug, apparently kills support for Intel Atom processor - the leading netbook processor by a mile. The update does this by forcing instant reboot, hence the loop, on Atom-based systems.

Read more about Mac OS X 10.6.2 Update HERE.

What is a netbook? Netbook vs. Notebook discussion HERE.




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