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MK500

MK500

Member Since 25 Feb 2006
Offline Last Active Aug 12 2013 02:59 PM
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#1266352 [GUIDE] Retail Snow Leopard Install on eeepc 901

Posted by MK500 on 14 September 2009 - 11:46 PM

NOTE: DO NOT UPGRADE TO 10.6.2! 10.6.1 is max for now. This guide is for an Asus eeepc 901, but may work with others similar hardware. I have swapped out my stock wifi card with an Apple (Atheros) card. If you are using the stock card; you will need to install special drivers for that card (RT2790) after completing this guide. A complete system using this guide (before trimming stuff out) will run around 6.4GB, so will fit on 8GB internal flash. This is my first guide, but I have tested it multiple times with success each time. Comments and discussions are welcome so that I can continue to improve it. Process Notes: My process for building a system for the eeepc is to set everything up on an external USB hard drive connected to my desktop hackintosh (or real Mac). I do this because the SSD on the eeepc can be very slow for initial installs, and this technique also allows a lot of testing and trimming by moving the USB drive back and forth between the eeepc and desktop. Tota...
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