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: No biggie
by Yann64 on Thu 12th Jul 2012 11:56 UTC in reply to "No biggie"
Yann64
Member since:
2006-04-14

Or "upgrade" it with a GNU/Linux distribution. Did that 3 years ago on my 4.1 MacBook, now I almost never boot into OSX.

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RE[2]: No biggie
by stew on Thu 12th Jul 2012 17:00 in reply to "RE: No biggie"
stew Member since:
2005-07-06

If I didn't want to run OS X, I wouldn't have bought a Mac.

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RE[3]: No biggie
by lucas_maximus on Thu 12th Jul 2012 17:28 in reply to "RE[2]: No biggie"
lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

Precisely!

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RE[2]: No biggie
by zima on Wed 18th Jul 2012 23:52 in reply to "RE: No biggie"
zima Member since:
2005-07-06

Or "upgrade" it with a GNU/Linux distribution.

You know, perhaps it's really telling how you put upgrade in quotes... :p (also, google for unnecessary quoting for other examples)

Edited 2012-07-18 23:53 UTC

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