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So i have gotten a 14" hp laptop and have had little success getting it to run OSX leopard or snow leopard however leopard is actually bootable and i really dont want to go through the trouble of snow leopard install as from what i read its difficult. And my Processor will only boot if i use BUSRATIO=17 and CPUS=1 boot flags.


Basically what i want is to see if anyone has any suggestions as to install disc and im also thinking of purchasing a new wifi card as im having trouble with mine and unless someone else knows how to get it working im not going to sit around and wait like i did with the intel 3945abg card.


Specs are as follows:


Platform : Intel Calpella

Mainboard : HP 146A

Chipset : Intel HM55

Processor : Intel Core i5 430M @ 2266MHz

Physical Memory : 4096MB (2 x 2048 DDR3-SDRAM )

Video Card : Intel® HD Graphics

Hard Disk : Western Digital WD5000BEKT-60KA9T0 (500GB)

DVD-Rom Drive : Hewlett-Packard CDDVDW TS-U633F

Monitor Type : Seiko Epson - 14 inches

Network Card : Realtek Semiconductor RTL8168/8111 PCIe Gigabit Ethernet Adapter

Network Card : Broadcom BCM4313 802.11b/g LP-PHY


if i end up replacing the card i'd probably replace it with the BroadCom BCM94322MC as it is the same as in the Mac mini and should be supported no matter which i go with, Snow or Leopard. My only concern would be that my bios/motherboard wouldnt like it. But being a broadcom card like i already have shouldnt be a problem correct?


thanks in advance

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