Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 17th Aug 2006 15:45 UTC, submitted by rm6990
Mac OS X Apple released version 1.1 beta of its Boot Camp software that allows Apple users to run MacOS X side by side with Windows XP on an Intel-based Mac. The 202 MB download adds support for newly released Intel-Macs, simplified partitioning, the ability to install Windows XP on any internal disk, support for the Isight camera and built-in microphones, as well as improved Apple keyboard support. Apple says that users should create a new Macintosh Drivers for Windows CD and install the updated software it contains on Windows XP. According to Apple, this will not require the user having to reinstall Windows XP or Mac OS X. Elsewhere, Apple is preparing for the new Xserver cluster node.
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RE: Crikey
by Devilotx on Thu 17th Aug 2006 16:18 UTC in reply to "Crikey"
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2005-07-06

it holds all the Drivers for windows on Mac, think about all the drivers, Video, chipset, network... plus the actual boot camp software itself, of course it's big.

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RE[2]: Crikey
by Kroc on Thu 17th Aug 2006 17:20 in reply to "RE: Crikey"
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2005-11-10

It went from 86MB to 202MB, which is a large leap. But I attribute that to from the 1.0's support of only iMac/Macbook Pro, to now supporting iMac, Macbook Pro 15/17, eiMac, Macbook & Mac Pro (which can have two different kinds of nvidia cards and 1 ATI type), now add the new camera drivers for all, and I think it adds up.

Both ATI & Nvidia have really been bloating their drivers as of late.

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RE[3]: Crikey
by rm6990 on Thu 17th Aug 2006 22:11 in reply to "RE[2]: Crikey"
rm6990 Member since:
2005-07-04

You're forgetting the Mac Mini. It has been supported the entire time Apple has had Boot Camp for public download. So you can add Intel's video drivers into that mix as well as ATI's and Nvidia's.

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