operating systems

Lion Finally Installed (…and Here’s Why It Was Failing)

After a tremendous ordeal of trying to install OS X Lion on my January 2008 Mac Pro, I finally had a breakthrough. I discovered what appears to be a hardware incompatibility. To properly tell this story we’ll have to go back in time. In January of 2008 when this model of Mac Pro was available (version 3.1) it was definitely the cat’s meow. I bought a true boss of a system too.