I’ve had an HP Mini 1000 netbook for the last few months running a mangled and outdated copy of iDeneb with lackluster results. Performance was fine but you could tell something wasn’t right which I attributed to running old code and hacked kexts.
Sunday night I happened across the excellent blog Macbook Mini only to find a freshly baked step-by-step guide to installing Snow Leopard straight from the Retail DVD… barring the fact that the HP has no DVD drive.
The steps where clear and concise and under a few hours with no major pain or bruising, my Mini HP is running like a champ. The only drawback is sleep doesn’t work, but I’ll take the ability to backup Time Machine over-the-air any day.
Internet miracles really do happen everyday.