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Dell XPS M1210 MXC062
CPU : Intel Core 2 Duo T7200 (2 GHz, 4 MB L2 cache, 667 MHz FSB)
RAM : Kingston HyperX Performance SO-DIMM 4 Go (Kit 2x 2 Go) DDR2-SDRAM PC5300 CL4 - KHX5300S2LLK2/4G
Graphic card : NVidia GeForce Go 7400 TurboCache (256Mb) - (QE/QE2D/CI)
Sound : Sigmatel 9220
Storage : Intel X25-M SATA SSD 120 GB
Optical : 8x NEC DVD±RW ND-6650A Dual Layer with firmware 102C
LAN : Broadcom 440X 10/100
Wireless : WiFi 802.11n FastMac (Broadcom BCM94321MC)
Bluetooth : Dell Wireless 355 Bluetooth Module (Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR)
Firewire : RICOH compliant IEEE 1394 @ 400 MHz
Internal Card Reader : Ricoh R5C822
Keyboard/Trackpad (2 Finger Scrolling) / Multimedia front key



1 - Boot with Empire EFI 1.0.85 R2
2 - Put DVD Snow Leopard 10.6.3 Retail (work also with 10.6.0)
3 - Create a partition with the utility disc then launch the installation
(During the installation take care of always moving the mouse so that the computer sleep not, if not you will have an error of installation)
4 - When the installation of the DVD is finished reboot with Empire EFI
5 - Install combo update 10.6.6
6 - Reboot with Empire EFI
7 - Install the kexts with Kext Utility (2.4.2) : VoodooHDA (2.7.2) - VoodooPS2 - VoodooPowerAcpi - VoodooBattery - VoodooTSCSync - AppleIntelPIIXATA - IOSDHCIBlockDevice
8 - Install myHack 1.1.4 and check only the options : com.apple.Boot.plist - GraphicsEnabler - NullCPUPowerManagement (uncheck the others except FakeSMC and Core which are grayed!)
9 - Reboot and enjoy !!! :angel:

Since SL 10.6.4 usb won't recover from sleep… :thumbsup_anim:

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Dell XPS M1210 MXC062
CPU : Intel Core 2 Duo T7200 (2 GHz, 4 MB L2 cache, 667 MHz FSB)
RAM : Kingston HyperX Performance SO-DIMM 4 Go (Kit 2x 2 Go) DDR2-SDRAM PC5300 CL4 - KHX5300S2LLK2/4G
Graphic card : NVidia GeForce Go 7400 TurboCache (256Mb) - (QE/QE2D/CI)
Sound : Sigmatel 9220
Storage : Intel X25-M SATA SSD 120 GB
Optical : 8x NEC DVD±RW ND-6650A Dual Layer with firmware 102C
LAN : Broadcom 440X 10/100
Wireless : WiFi 802.11n FastMac (Broadcom BCM94321MC)
Bluetooth : Dell Wireless 355 Bluetooth Module (Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR)
Firewire : RICOH compliant IEEE 1394 @ 400 MHz
Internal Card Reader : Ricoh R5C822
Keyboard/Trackpad (2 Finger Scrolling) / Multimedia front key



1 - Boot with Empire EFI 1.0.85 R2
2 - Put DVD Snow Leopard 10.6.3 Retail (work also with 10.6.0)
3 - Create a partition with the utility disc then launch the installation
(During the installation take care of always moving the mouse so that the computer sleep not, if not you will have an error of installation)
4 - When the installation of the DVD is finished reboot with Empire EFI
5 - Install combo update 10.6.6
6 - Reboot with Empire EFI
7 - Install the kexts with Kext Utility (2.4.2) : VoodooHDA (2.7.2) - VoodooPS2 - VoodooPowerAcpi - VoodooBattery - VoodooTSCSync - AppleIntelPIIXATA - IOSDHCIBlockDevice
8 - Install myHack 1.1.4 and check only the options : com.apple.Boot.plist - GraphicsEnabler - NullCPUPowerManagement (uncheck the others except FakeSMC and Core which are grayed!)
9 - Reboot and enjoy !!! :wacko:

Since SL 10.6.4 usb won't recover from sleep… :rolleyes:


Thanks for the information however, i can't install snow leoprd on my xps i got kernel panic when I use Empire EFI even I tried other bootloader and again I got kernel panic. could you help me

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Thanks for the information however, i can't install snow leoprd on my xps i got kernel panic when I use Empire EFI even I tried other bootloader and again I got kernel panic. could you help me


Strange. But can you give me some precision :
At which time do you have kernel panic?
Which version of snow do you use?
Original or DVD copied?
Do you have the xps m1210?
...

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Strange. But can you give me some precision :
At which time do you have kernel panic?
Which version of snow do you use?
Original or DVD copied?
Do you have the xps m1210?
...



Important, not to forget:
During the installation take care of always moving the mouse so that the computer sleep not, if not you will have an error of installation

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I installed the UpdateCombo10.6.7 successfully!
I also removed the kext VoodooPowerACPI!

The computer seems even faster to me :)


Tell me if that functions well on your computer too!?

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Dell XPS M1210 MXC062
CPU : Intel Core 2 Duo T7200 (2 GHz, 4 MB L2 cache, 667 MHz FSB)
RAM : Kingston HyperX Performance SO-DIMM 4 Go (Kit 2x 2 Go) DDR2-SDRAM PC5300 CL4 - KHX5300S2LLK2/4G
Graphic card : NVidia GeForce Go 7400 TurboCache (256Mb) - (QE/QE2D/CI)
Sound : Sigmatel 9220
Storage : Intel X25-M SATA SSD 120 GB
Optical : 8x NEC DVD±RW ND-6650A Dual Layer with firmware 102C
LAN : Broadcom 440X 10/100
Wireless : WiFi 802.11n FastMac (Broadcom BCM94321MC)
Bluetooth : Dell Wireless 355 Bluetooth Module (Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR)
Firewire : RICOH compliant IEEE 1394 @ 400 MHz
Internal Card Reader : Ricoh R5C822
Keyboard/Trackpad (2 Finger Scrolling) / Multimedia front key



1 - Boot with Empire EFI 1.0.85 R2
2 - Put DVD Snow Leopard 10.6.3 Retail (work also with 10.6.0)
3 - Create a partition with the utility disc then launch the installation
(During the installation take care of always moving the mouse so that the computer sleep not, if not you will have an error of installation)
4 - When the installation of the DVD is finished reboot with Empire EFI
5 - Install combo update 10.6.6
6 - Reboot with Empire EFI
7 - Install the kexts with Kext Utility (2.4.2) : VoodooHDA (2.7.2) - VoodooPS2 - VoodooPowerAcpi - VoodooBattery - VoodooTSCSync - AppleIntelPIIXATA - IOSDHCIBlockDevice
8 - Install myHack 1.1.4 and check only the options : com.apple.Boot.plist - GraphicsEnabler - NullCPUPowerManagement (uncheck the others except FakeSMC and Core which are grayed!)
9 - Reboot and enjoy !!! :D

Since SL 10.6.4 usb won't recover from sleep… :thumbsup_anim:

Dude, thank you SO SO much...I'm still working on this but so far everything works except my wifi...it's not detected in Network in sysprefs...only the onboard Broadcomm and the ExpressCard Sonnet GigE are detected (and firewire).

Erm...so yeah, I have the 3945ABG...I guess it's not going to work... *oh well*

I'm ordering a broadcomm card right now :) Thanks again.

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Dude, thank you SO SO much...I'm still working on this but so far everything works except my wifi...it's not detected in Network in sysprefs...only the onboard Broadcomm and the ExpressCard Sonnet GigE are detected (and firewire).

Erm...so yeah, I have the 3945ABG...I guess it's not going to work... *oh well*

I'm ordering a broadcomm card right now :D Thanks again.



Thank you to give an answer!

It is the occasion to pass in wifi "N". :(

For information, I bought this one:
http://www.macway.co...wifi-80211.html

Ok it is very expensive…

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Since SL 10.6.4 usb won't recover from sleep… :)



OK so now that I got my new network card the only thing that doesnt work is sleep mode...Any ideas anyone? I know this has been a problem for awhile...

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after update my laptop to 10.6.8 my wireless card not work.

wireless card Model is : bcm94311mcg

i need help .

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after update my laptop to 10.6.8 my wireless card not work.

wireless card Model is : bcm94311mcg

i need help .

I installed the UpdateCombo10.6.8 successfully!

Install official UpdateCombo10.6.8 or update online, then reboot.
Replace kext AppleSMBusPCI.kext in /System/Library/Extensions/ (with Kext Utility) with that of version 10.6.7 or mine in attached file.
Replace FakeSMC.kext in /Extra with the version 2.5 with Kext Utility in attached file.
Reboot and enjoy !!!

And for those which as me have a wifi Broadcom which completely slows down the system and which poses problem:
Open terminal and copy/save these two files :

cp -r /System/Library/SystemConfiguration/Apple80211Monitor.bundle /Users/username/Documents/
cp -r /System/Library/Extensions/AppleSMBusPCI.kext /Users/username/Documents/
Then install official UpdateCombo10.6.8 or update online, then reboot.
Replace kext AppleSMBusPCI.kext in /System/Library/Extensions/ (with Kext Utility) with that of version 10.6.7 or mine in attached file.
Then open terminal :

sudo -s
mv /System/Library/SystemConfiguration/Apple80211Monitor.bundle /System/Library/SystemConfiguration/Apple80211Monitor.bundle.bak
Copy old Apple80211Monitor.bundle in /System/Library/SystemConfiguration/

cp -r /Users/username/Documents/Apple80211Monitor.bundle /System/Library/SystemConfiguration/
Copy com.apple.Boot.plist and smbios.plist in /Extra (attached file)
Replace FakeSMC.kext in /Extra with the version 2.5 with Kext Utility in attached file.
Reboot and enjoy !!!

Attached File  update10.6.8.zip   244.56KB   80 downloads

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Can you provide detailed instructions on how you got NVidia GeForce Go 7400 with QE/QE2D/CI to work please?

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Can you provide detailed instructions on how you got NVidia GeForce Go 7400 with QE/QE2D/CI to work please?


Nothing special, only add GraphicsEnabler=yes in com.apple.Boot.plist





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