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Sil3114 (AppleVIAATA) in Lion?


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E-Chris

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I want to use a Silicon Image 3114 SATA card in my Lion system. In the past (on earlier OS's), all I would do was add a line in the VIASATA.kext file.... but I don't see this file in Lion.

How do I add support for VIA SATA or more specifically the Silicon Image SATA chipsets in lion?

Appreciate any help,
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You need AppleVIAATA.kext to boot into any OS X system using a Sis chipset. I have "Still waiting for root device" error otherwise. I needed to copy this kext into the setup first to boot the Lion installation. Then after installing Lion, I am in a process of installing windows on a second partition on the same drive and then copy the kext file into the mac partition on which I just installed Lion. It should then work. The kext files should be copied into S/L/E/

Basically you need AppleVIAATA.kext to boot into root device.

Anybody has any idea how to install a kext along with other system kext along with the installer?





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