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JJ Supa Fly

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  1. HP Mini 210 HD Series. OSX Compatible?

    I think that you do have a different model than I do. I got mine at Costco and it includes a 802.11 b/g/n wifi card which it seems there is no support for. There have been folk on other boards that have swapped out the wifi card on the mini 210 for one that is supported but that seems kind of silly to me. I did get a Dell mini 10v which took about an hour to get up and running with no issues. I like the design, look and feel of the 210 more than the Dell, but sadly is just isn't going to do what I need it to so it's going to have to go back....plus the Dell is $249 which is about $100 cheaper than the 210. If you go the Dell route be careful which model you get. The mini 10V is the model you want. There is a mini 10 that does not work....I believe that the 1012 that you mentioned will not work either. I'd buy direct from Dell.com to make sure that you get the 10V.
  2. HP Mini 210 HD Series. OSX Compatible?

    Unfortunately, that seems to be the big hang up with this machine. I've been trying to get wifi working on mine for a couple of weeks and have not had much luck. Some folks have suggested that the .kext from Leopard can be used in SL assuming you run in 32 bit. I have not been able to get wifi working on this machine in either Leopard or SL. Kind of frustrating unfortunately. The Mini 210 has an Atheros AR9285 wireless card which does not seem to have any drivers that work in SL...lots of posts on this and other forums about folks trying to solve the same problem. I'd love for someone to prove me wrong, but I have not found a good solution for wireless for this machine. I haven't completely given up yet, but I'm pretty close. I have a Dell Mini 10v on the way which may replace this machine. It's sad, becuase I do like the look and feel of the HP.
  3. HP Mini 210 HD Series. OSX Compatible?

    So, I've been working on my Mini 210 based upon the info provided in this thread. All in all it's been a fairly smoothish process with a couple of minor hiccups. So with that being said, here's where I'm at with my Mini 210 (by the way, I have model 210-1032CL otherwise known as the Costco Version) -Wireless - still a bit wonky. I've followed the instructions for wireless that everyone has posted above and still no luck. My guess is that I'm doing something wrong, installing kext's, bundles, etc. in the wrong place or simply not entering the proper commands at the command line. Any additional guidance that anyone can provide is appreciated. I'm kind of at the end of my technical knowledge about how to get this running. -Video - I've got the 3150 video adapter just as everyone else. I have not tried to run accelerated graphics as of yet. As expected, video above a certain resolution is a bit jerky. I can watch a video clip in preview mode in Finder, but if I go full screen, it gets jerky. -Sleep mode - Again as described above, this was expected. The screen goes gray and the machine does not fall asleep. These are the three big issues that I've encountered in order of importance as I see it. If we can get these three solved, we'll be golden and have nice little machines to work with. BTW, installed Office 2008, iLife '09 (iPhoto, and iWeb only as I don't anticipate using GarageBand or iMovie on this machine...if they would even run) so far so good...both programs work like a charm. J BTW, a big thanks to everyone who has done the "heavy lifting" in getting these tutorials put together and all your effort in solving some of the issues that have come up. I wish I could contribute more, but this is my first OSX Netbook experience.
  4. HP Mini 210 HD Series. OSX Compatible?

    OK, so that was a dumb noob mistake. A simple ctrl+alt+del did the trick. D'oh!!
  5. HP Mini 210 HD Series. OSX Compatible?

    So I got all the way through the SnowLeopard intsall process as described. However, when I try to reboot the machine with the NetbookCD CD in my USB CD/DVD drive, I get an error message that indicates "No Bootable device -- insert boot disk and press any key" The DVD drive is powered and does spin the NetbookCD disc but that's it. Any thoughts or suggestions?? Thanks, J
  6. HP Mini 210 HD Series. OSX Compatible?

    Great Tutorial Chris!! I'm going to try this in the AM. One quick question however. I don't have a CD/DVD Drive for my mini 210. Would this work by booting off of an external USB HD? I've burned diskimages of Snow Leopard and netbookCD onto a external USB Drive. If I just boot from a USB drive would the install process work pretty much the same as if I were using a DVD? Thanks again for your tutorial. I appreciate any input.