Havn’t Apple recently found out that some of their laptops may be amoung those affected by Nvidia graphics meltdown? If it hadn’t worked, I would have given up. Again I had to install the OS on a seperate system and then install the drive in the Macbook. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Apr 16, 4: July 31st, 7.

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This was true whether the drive was internal or external at the time of install. Ask a question Reset.

Booting with a system on a USB flash drive and using disk utility on the M also failed. The drive could be seen and maintained when I booted from an external drive. I shared some of my experiences and observations.

But to answer your question, I’m connected via wired internet. Not sure if that has any bearing on this problem. Apple is turning the spotlight to notebooks at a press event tomorrow in Cupertino, California.

Comparison of Nvidia nForce chipsets

I’ve not heard of anyone actually fixing one of these defective drives and I’m certainly not going to start dissambling my MBP every few days to run a power cycle on my SSD. According to sources at AppleInsider. I did manage to install the current Nvidia graphics drivers from the Nvidia website.


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Apr 16, 5: That’s not the issue. It may also be an indication that the drive’s chipwet is a bit primitive. Maybe you need withhotkey. It appeared to work fine for several days then slowly became unusable to the point that it couldn’t even boot anymore. That was the first thing I did after I got it up and running in the Macbook. Again I had to install the OS on a seperate system and then install the drive in the Macbook.

After placing that inside my Macbook everything seemed fine. You don’t say which specific MBP you have, so we aren’t going to be able to verify that. chpset

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Posted by kalniel – Mon 13 Oct I put the original drive back in with a fresh OS install and everything is working flawlessly exactly as it was before I tried using the M At faster transfer speeds, such as using an SSD, they are worse.

I wonder if–since my nettop is tiny–the ethernet and wifi devices are confused together?

As long as mp79 connection methods are faster than the Drives, there will be no appreciable slowdown. It may be connected to a usb internally but its not an external dongle. Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Last Jump to page: I know my system is fine and I performed a clean install of the OS after a secure 3 pass full erase. Since booting from a drive is much more intensive than simply reading files off a drive, these sometimes install OK, and sometimes cihpset seem to be OK when checked with Target disk Mode from another Mac.


In this case, that is the speed at which the data spins under the read heads, or the access time of an SSD. Now I’m back in Ubuntu. July 30th, 1. That cycle applies Power, but no activity — the exact conditions needed mcp779 the drive to perform a major Garbage Collection cycle or several.

My M continues to work great after 6 weeks. Apr 16, 3: