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Didn't try it yet though :D

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Didn't try it yet though :D


Nice, thanks for the update, I'm going to update my MBP, hack, maybe later :P

edit----

Updating now, it's a biggie, 420MB. I'm going to take apart the package and see what's new :)

I might just brave it and update it on my hack and see what happens. Neither the delta nor combo updates are on apple as standalone installers yet.

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Apple today released the highly anticipated 10.5.3 update to its Mac OS X Leopard operating system. The Mac OS X 10.5.3 Update, which weighs in at an astonishing 420Mb, is recommended for all users running Mac OS X 10.5 and includes general operating system fixes that enhances stability, compatibility and security. However, at the time of writing this article, the update had not been tested on non-branded Apple systems, so proceed with caution or await further instructions.

General

  • Fixes a font issue that could result in Helvetica Narrow being used in applications instead of Helvetica.
  • Addresses an issue with stuttering video and audio playback in certain USB devices.
  • Resolves stability issues with Word of the Day, iTunes Artwork, and Slideshow screen savers.
  • Fixes an issue in which certain attached hard drives may not show up in the Finder.
  • Addresses an issue with .Mac syncing of Dashboard widgets over multiple Macs that use different screen resolutions.
  • Includes additional RAW image support for several cameras.
  • Improves the accuracy of the Software Update progress bar indicator.
  • Addresses an issue in which Finder may not be available if the computer name is blank in Sharing preferences.
  • Improves Active Directory binding and login.
  • Eliminates a delay when logging in as an Active Directory user in a .local domain.
  • Improves Spotlight searches on a AFP file server volumes.
  • Clients can now change their password at the login window when bound to a Mac OS X 10.4 Open Directory server.
  • Improves Safari reliability when connecting to the Internet through a Microsoft ISA proxy.
Address Book

  • Addresses reliability issues when searching for contacts using built-in search.
  • Resolves issues with mapping addresses that contain an ampersand character (&).
AirPort

  • Improves 802.1X behavior and reliability.
  • Improves reliability when using Time Capsule.
Automator

  • Addresses an issue in which some actions may not work with the Show When Run option enabled.
  • Resolves an issue in which the New iCal Event action may not work.
  • Resolves an issue that prevents workflows from being saved in the Finders contextual menu.
  • Fixes reliability issues for Automator scripts that search for files by date.
  • Resolves an issue that prevents workflows from being saved in the Finders contextual menu.
  • Addresses an issue in which Automator workflows as Finder plugins do not work when the workflow begins with the Get Selected Finder Items action.
  • Fixes an issue in which the Copy Files action does not reliably work when added from Automators warning dialog.
iCal

  • Addresses potential privacy issues by allowing events to be marked as private.
  • Resolves an issue in which the inspector does not show capacity and availability info for conference rooms within a building.
  • Addresses an issue in which the current day could appear in the left-most column of the weekly view.
  • Addresses reliability issues with meeting alarms, invitations and attachments.
  • Resolves issues with reliability when restoring from iCal backups.
  • Fixes accuracy issues with auto-completion, availability data and location names.
  • Resolves an issue in which iCal may send cancellation notices for events in the past after a calendar is deleted.
  • Fixes reliability issues with iCal syncing.
iChat

  • Addresses reliability issues with screen sharing.
  • Resolves an issue in which saved chat transcripts may reported as still in use after opening and closing them in iChat.
  • Resolves an issue with group chats not being indexed in Spotlight.
  • Only the last 250 messages of an active chat are saved. Fixed to save unlimited number of lines.
  • Addresses issues with echo cancellation that may occur on portable Macs.
Mail

  • Resolves an issue in which Mail may prevent idle sleep when set to automatically check for new messages every minute.
  • Addresses stability issues that may be encountered when dragging large attachments into an email message.
  • Fixes an issue that could occur if two compose windows are open when dragging a file to the Mail icon in the Dock.
  • Addresses reliability issues when changes are made to a mailbox while offline.
  • Resolves wrapping issues that may be found with consecutive spaces in plain text.
  • Fixes issues with certain web pages appearing garbled when emailed from Safari.
  • Fixes an issue in which the Sent, Drafts, and Outbox mailboxes incorrectly list the cc recipients in the To column.
  • Addresses reliability issues with attachments added to plain text notes.
  • Fixes reliability issues with authenticated RSS feeds.
  • Resolves an issue in which attaching an alias to an email message may not send the actual file.
Parental Controls

  • Addresses reliability issues with application logging and time limits.
  • Resolves an issue in which Parental Controls may prevent forced sleep.
  • Addresses performance issues with web content filters.
  • Fixes an issue with managed accounts in which iChat transcripts may not be created.
  • Addresses issues with 4-byte files and whitelist.
Spaces

  • Resolves an issue in which switching to a different space and returning back to the original space may reorder the application windows with a different active window.
  • Resolves an issue in which activating an application from the Dock switches to a different space, even if there is a window for that application in the current space.
  • Fixes an issue in which Command-Tab may incorrectly switch to a new space.
  • Addresses reliability issues with Spaces when syncing preferences over .Mac.
Time Machine

  • Includes fixes for Time Machine compatibility with Time Capsule.
  • Resolves certain issues when backing up a portable Mac that is on battery power.
  • Addresses compatibility issues with Aperture 2.
  • Addresses reliability issues when performing a full restore from a Time Machine backup.
  • Fixes an issue in which certain function keys may be disabled after using Time Machine.
  • Fixes a possible alert message that incorrectly states a backup volume does not have enough space.
  • Updates Time Machine to reliably restore attachments and messages in Mail.
VoiceOver

  • Includes Braille Update 1.0 which enables GW Micro, HandyTech, HIMS, Nippon, and Papenmeier Refreshable Braille displays.
  • Addresses an issue with Braille dot 7 and 8 underlining.
  • Fixes an issue in which HTML page anchors may be ignored by the VoiceOver cursor.
  • Fixes an issue that prevented Hot Spots from being used in text areas.
  • Resolves an issue with spell checking in which VoiceOver may only announce the first misspelled word if there are multiple words spelled incorrectly.


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One note.. It depends on your system to determine size of download. My iMac (Intel First Gen) was a 198 download. My new MacBook (Core2Duo) is the 420 MB download. Haven't started the downloads yet on my two remaining G4s or my Hack to see what it comes in at.

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Okay, I'll be the guinea pig, I'll run the update on my hack :-/

Once I run it, I'm going to go into my other install and remove AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement and reload dsmos because I'm sure they'll disable that or something.

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No dedicated installer available yet. =(

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Okay, I looked on my MBP and here are the extensions that were affected by the 10.5.3 update:

System.kext
AppleIntelGMAX3100FB.kext
IPFirewall.kext
IONDRVSupport.kext
IOGraphicsFamily.kext
AppleIntelIntegratedFramebuffer.kext

Within the OpenGL Framworks Folder:

GLEngine.bundle
GLRendererFloat.bundle
Libraries (folder)

Plenty of other stuff but those are the things I thought of.

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i'm still DL the update (slow connection here), you can take a peek on what kext's are affected by using Pacifist.

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i'm still DL the update (slow connection here), you can take a peek on what kext's are affected by using Pacifist.


Use the combo update and get rid of AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement. Look at my new thread.

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Not for hackintosh, but here are the apple links for the updates:

Combo -
http://www.apple.com...omboupdate.html

Update from 10.5.2 -
http://www.apple.com...1053update.html

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Anyone try it yet? Very curious to know if apple did something to make it more difficult for hackintoshes.

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Anyone try it yet? Very curious to know if apple did something to make it more difficult for hackintoshes.


http://forum.insanel...howtopic=107340

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Well At this point I don't have 3D acceleration after the update. Everything else is running fine.

Anyone know how to get back the NVidia 8500gt support that i had in leo4all v3?


*EDIT*
I updated the NVidia drivers using these: http://scottdangel.com/blog/?p=23
Still not working. Is there anything else I should try?

World of Warcraft Starts up with: "World of Warcraft was unable to start up 3D acceleration". It worked right before the update.


*EDIT 2*
I noticed this as well:
Graphics by NVIDIA:

Chipset Model: Graphics by NVIDIA
Type: Display
Bus: PCIe
PCIe Lane Width: x16
VRAM (Total): 512 MB
Vendor: NVIDIA (0x10de)
Device ID: 0x0421
Revision ID: 0x00a1
ROM Revision: NVinject 0.2.1
Displays:
VX2235wm:
Resolution: 1680 x 1050 @ 60 Hz
Depth: 32-bit Color
Core Image: Software
Main Display: Yes
Mirror: Off
Online: Yes
Quartz Extreme: Not Supported
Display Connector:
Status: No display connected


Software Core Image support? Quartz Extreme not supported? This is definitely the problem.

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Finally, maybe some people have their Radeon issues fixed too. :)

Working fine - iBook G4 1.42 GHz 1 GB RAM :)

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did someone here with vanillla kernel try the software update?

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did someone here with vanillla kernel try the software update?


I did, it borked my GPU acceleration too, as well as borking my ALCinject.

I'm thinking maybe Apple is playing some games (possibly to screw with the Psystar people... DAMN YOU OpenMac!!).

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I am going to attempt to update it with Zephy's updater ;p in a bit

EDIT: choosing modify only, the AMD system update found no cpuids which i found odd. Im reading up first before i hose my test partition.

Test Partition Hosed !

I tried to install with pacifist, leaving out the new kernel, system kext, SMBIOS and AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement.kext, but alas it froze on me and i was forced to reboot into a non-working OS. Bleh ! I'll wait for the Osx86 gods to release their goodies.

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Ok first open terminal
sudo -s
*type password*
while sleep 1; do rm -rf /System/Library/Extensions/AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement.kext; done
Open 10.5.3 Update Installer
Run update BUT DO NOT RESTART
Go back to your terminal and press Control C to end the script
In terminal type:
nano /System/InstallAtStartup/scripts/1
Replace the line Dont Steal Mac OS X.kext with dsmos.kext
Restart and boot with -v
It will start loading and then you will get the message MACH_REBOOT, there you can hard reboot your computer. When you reach the darwin boot screen again, boot with -v again just for safe measure and it will boot fine.
Enjoy.

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Hello all,
if you haven't already seen them there are kalyway & jas for intel SSE3, and an AMD specific combo update at your favorite spots :angel:

go check em out

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I'm downloading it now. Hope it works





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