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Mac Mountain Lion Compatibility

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One of the limitations of mountain lion is that they are only going to support 64 bit Kernel extensions, the graphics drivers are are loaded as a kernel extension and some of the older macs (mac pro, iMac, MacBook, MacBook pro) only have a 32bit graphics driver (Kernel extension) avilable and so will not be supported by Mountain Lion.

To check just run this from your terminal (/Applications/Utilities/Terminal.app) :

ioreg -l -p IODeviceTree | grep firmware-abi

If it is supported the result should look some thing like:

    | |   "firmware-abi" = <"EFI64">

If you device is not supported you will get:

    | |   "firmware-abi" = <"EFI32">

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