(See also Downgrading from Lion to Snow Leopard on the latest Mac hardware)
Install Snow Leopard via a 10.6.7 universal installer disc (a MacBook Pro or iMac 10.6.7 "Mac OS X Install DVD" can be made universal via Joel Bruner's bash script 💾).
Install all updates*
From a Lion install, copy
into the same locations on the Mac Mini.
Run this script as root and reboot:
chown root:wheel Macmini5*
chmod 644 Macmini5*
chown -R root:wheel AppleIntelHDGraphics.kext
chown -R root:wheel AppleIntelSNBGraphicsFB.kext
chmod -R 755 AppleIntelHDGraphics.kext
chmod -R 755 AppleIntelSNBGraphicsFB.kext
* Deuced civil of Apple to keep the old servers humming along:
/mac | Sep 07, 2020
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