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Frank van Hoof

Need Help installing OS X on Alienware M17X R3

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I am trying to install OSX on my Alienware M17X R3 but it keeps throwing panics at me before the setup even starts...

My last attempt featured the Hazard 10.6.1 dvd, disabling almost everything in my bios (Intel superspeed, HD audio etc..), setting my HDD to AHCPI and booting using the flags:

cpus=1 busratio=20 arch=i386

The panic is thrown before the setup even starts..


My Configuration:

Alienware M17X R3

Sandy Bridge motherboard (don't know which exact one)

InsydeH20 Version 1.0 A08 Bios

Intel Core i7-2720QM CPU

4 GB Ram

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M video Card (Along with integrated Intel HD Graphics card)

Currently running Windows 7 64 Bit (Backed Up so I am able to fully format HDD)

320 GB Hard Drive

Atheros AR8151 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller

Bigfoot Networks WIFI



Anybody have any ideas??

Thanks in advance


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I'm in exactly the same boat as the OP, only I'm not quite sure what the ###### #######'s mean xD


Could someone please help me out? I'm desperate to get this up and running on my M17x R3.


Thanks in advance.

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