Mountain Lion Dev Preview 4 Seed Note COMPLETE TEXT

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OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview 4 Seed Note

OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview 4 is prerelease software. Do not use this prerelease software in a commercial operating environment or with important data. You should back up all of your data before installing this software and regularly back up data while using the software. You will not be able to upgrade from the OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview to the final release.

If an installation of OS X Developer Preview 4 fails, try using Disk Utility from a Recovery HD to repair the disk.

Architecture Requirements

The OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview supports the following Macs:

  • • iMac (Mid 2007 or newer)
  • • MacBook (Late 2008 Aluminum, or Early 2009 or newer)
  • • MacBook Pro (Mid/Late 2007 or newer)
  • • MacBook Air (Late 2008 or newer)
  • • Mac mini (Early 2009 or newer)
  • • Mac Pro (Early 2008 or newer)
  • • Xserve (Early 2009)

Known Issues

  • Network Migration requires OS X 10.7.3 or later in this Developer Preview

⁃ International users may be unable to enter a Wi-Fi password while in Setup Assistant. Users can select Other Network Options and continue setting up their system without a Wi-Fi network

  • On systems with FileVault enabled, the login window may be displayed incorrectly
  • Rotating an external display may cause a panic on AMD Radeon-based machines
  • QuickTime screen recordings may produce corrupted videos or cause an exception when run on machines with NVDIA graphics
  • Installation of Final Cut Studio 3 may cause a hang unless Automatic Graphics Switching is disabled in Energy Saver Preferences

Game Center

  • In this seed, the Game Center application will view Production data by default. Games in development will be programmatically switched to use the Sandbox server environment
  • No Top Games are displayed on the Me tab and no game recommendations are shown on the Games tab
  • To use Game Center in your game on OS X, you must install a provisioning profile that enables Game Center for your app. Code signing, entitlements, and provisioning profiles are all described in detail in Tools Workflow Guide for Mac
  • Tell-a-Friend functionality is not available
  • The local peer-to-peer GameKit API (GKSession, GKPeerPickerController, and related classes) is not supported

Bug Reporting

This build is being provided to you for testing and development purposes. Should you encounter any problems, please submit a bug report using the online Bug Reporter at <http://bugreporter.apple.com/>. Please make sure to include "10.8 (12A239)" in the bug title and description. This information will ensure that your bug is processed quickly.

When submitting a bug report, please make sure to include a Summary, Steps to Reproduce, Expected Results, Actual Results, and the diagnostic output generated by running ‘sudo sysdiagnose’ in the Terminal.

For complete instructions on submitting bug reports, please visit the Bug Reporting page at <http://developer.apple.com/bugreporter/>.

Thank you for your support.

Worldwide Developer Relations

Apple Inc.

Auto-Submission of Diagnostic and Usage Data

By default, OS X 10.8 Developer Preview builds automatically send anonymous diagnostic and usage data back to Apple. This includes information about crashes, freezes, kernel panics, and information about how you use Apple and third-party software, hardware, and services. This information is used to help Apple improve the quality and performance of its products and services. If necessary, this setting can be disabled in the Privacy tab in the Security & Privacy preference pane.

Legal Notices

The pre-release software identified above is Apple Confidential Information and your use of such software is subject to your Registered Apple Developer Agreement and Mac Developer Program License Agreement. Distributing such pre-release software to anyone other than another Registered Apple Developer who is working for the same entity as you is considered a violation of your agreement with Apple and is damaging to both Apple and those who develop for the Apple platform. We sincerely appreciate your efforts to keep this pre-release software Confidential.

You agree that you will not export or reexport any of the software or Confidential Information received from Apple (a) into (or to a national or resident of) any U.S. embargoed countries (currently, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, or Syria) without first obtaining proper authorization from the U.S. Government; or (b) to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Department of Commerce Denied Person's List or Entity List. You also agree that you will not use said software for any purposes where prohibited by United States law, including, without limitation, the development, design, manufacture or production of nuclear, missile, chemical or biological weapons.

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