Linked by moondevil on Wed 11th Jul 2012 22:49 UTC
Mac OS X Ars Technica is reporting that certain 64bit Mac models won't be able to run Mountain Lion. The problem is the graphic card drivers; these are still 32bit, and Apple is unwilling to update them to 64bit. A 64bit kernel can't load 32bit drivers, so that's that. Apple has a list of supported models on their Mountain Lion upgrade page, so you can easily check if your computer is capable of running Mountain Lion.
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RE: It's support that matters
by No it isnt on Thu 12th Jul 2012 08:30 UTC in reply to "It's support that matters"
No it isnt
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It's one thing, but in my experience, the greatest annoyance with owning a recently obsolete Mac is that practically all developers immediately jump to the latest release and produce software that doesn't run on older versions.

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