I finally got around to installing 10.6 on my laptop after having run it on my mini for some time. But this time, things didn't go quite as smoothly. The installer claimed it couldn't install on my hard drive because the drive couldn't be used to boot my computer.
I've seen this problem reported elsewhere, but for me, fixing it turned out to be pretty easy. I booted from the install DVD and repaired my boot partition with Disk Utility. While Disk Utility didn't notice any problems, at the end of its tests it said it was "updating boot support partitions for the volume as required." That sounded promising, and sure enough the install worked when I tried it again.
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