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MAC OS X ON DELL INSPIRON 1525

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Hi Ladies & Gents

Hope you are all well.

OK, I spent two days battling with trying to get Snow Leopard on my laptop. I have tried a couple of boot loaders as well. I keep getting a Kernel Panic, but I am not sure how to read it and identify what exactly the problem is. I am guessing it could be a RAM issue, but I have never had a problem with my RAM and it is fairly new. But MAC could be that sensitive I suppose.

I hope you can point me in the right direction. It will be greatly appreciated.

Cheers,

J :banghead:
 
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Snow Leopard needs at least 1GB Ram. Do you have an intel cpu? did you follow iBoot + Multibeast guide?
 
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Hey

Thanks for the reply, I eventually got it working and I can confirm that Snow Leopard runs perfectly on a Dell Inspiron 1525. My Dell has 2GB RAM.

Will take the next step to update to Lion soon!
 
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Hey, did you have to do anything special?
I'm about to try this with my 1525.
 
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I'm having the same problems for my inspiron 1525.
After swapping to the retail disk and pressing Enter, it loads for a while, then the display turns off. Then I waited and waited....
Then, I started over, using -v -x options so I can try it in safe mode and get a verbose output. Eventually, the display turned off here as well.
It may be a kernel panic issue like the other poster.
I would really appreciate it if people would post how they fixed a problem when they find a solution on their own.
Now, I got to keep digging....
If I find a solution, I'll come back and post it.
Unless somebody beats me to it.

Following the iBoot + Multibeast guide.
Inspiron 1525
Intel CPU + 3 GB ram.
 
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Hy!i have Mountain lion on my laptop...all works fine,but sometimes when i do more tasks the mac freze...only cursor work and caps key...but the system dead...help please!the thing persist in snow leopard
 
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I have just installed it to my Dell 1525 and it is working just fine. Thank you guys for this excelent Thread.
 
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Mavericks anyone???

Hey guys, just wanted to know if anyone knows if it's possible to upgrade to Mavericks? Has anyone tried this yet?
 
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