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#1754407 DV6-6090xx Mac OS X Lion Install Disc

Posted by mlewis1804 on 29 September 2011 - 09:34 PM

I have a DV7-6163us. It has core i7 2630 processor, 6GB ram, Intel HD 3000, USB 2.0 and 3.0, Intel wifi, webcam, HDMI out, Synaptics trackpad, Beats Audio. After a lot of effort, I had it working with 10.6.8 with everything except graphics and HDMI out. I installed Lion via Kakewalk, and I was able to get it to boot Lion using a lot of kernel flags. No graphics or 64 bit anything. I had to use cpus=1, arch=i386 and GraphicsEnabler=no. I reinstalled using this install disk, and it gives me a little better version of Lion. I think I had to use cpus=1 and GraphicsEnabler=no to install, but that was it. It installed nicely. After install, it took a while to get it to boot. To get it to boot, I have to use the following kernel flags: cpus=1 PCIRootUID=1 arch=x86_64 GraphicsEnabler=no DSDT=yes -v -f The Intel HD 3000 is recognized. I still don't have HD graphics, although I have 64 bit going. I have 1024x 768. I tried running it with the base install, i.e., what I had right after i...
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