HCL Apple MacBookPro i7 2.67GHz

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Alex Dubois

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Mar 9, 2013, 6:55:36 PM3/9/13
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Apple MacBookPro

Boot:
- Press and hold halt key while booting with Qubes DVD inserted.
- Once Apple boot manager is loaded, select the Windows DVD

Glitches noticed:
- Mouse cursor has only the first couple of lines displayed, then about 8 missing then the last 6.
- Nice blue splash screen shows dark horizontal small lines across the first quarter of the screen. (Only during install) (NVidia GT216 (GeForce GT 330M))

Problem detected:
- No network interface in netvm...
-- Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5764M Gigabit Ethernet PCIe (rev 10)
-- Broadcom Corporation BCM43224 802.11a/b/g/n (rev 01)
- No VT-d
-- xl info | grep virt_caps returns hvm :-(
--- CPU i7 M620


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Alex Dubois

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Mar 10, 2013, 1:18:05 PM3/10/13
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Bad news for MacBookPro 6,2 owners... Also the CPU supports VT-d (this was the reason I bought it at the time) the chipset doesn't...

Please find last line of this article...
http://erratasec.blogspot.co.uk/2011/02/thunderbolt-introducing-new-way-to-hack.html
 
I won't try to fix the NIC driver issue... Flying off to Lenovo.


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Sep 12, 2014, 4:06:53 PM9/12/14
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Has anyone tried Qubes on the 11,1? I'll be receiving my 3.0 i7 next week, and am trying to decide whether to go this route.

Alex Dubois

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Sep 13, 2014, 11:48:54 AM9/13/14
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Main blockîg problem at the time was the USB keyboard. 

The upgrade to Fedora 20 may have solve some of the problems on my MacBookPro, but I have not tried.

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Nov 20, 2015, 5:30:06 AM11/20/15
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I am totally new to this. Will this work with macbook unibody late 2009?
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