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Hi everyone,

I am just trying to get an older DELL into life as a hackintosh. I am most of the way there, I have tried with both the 10.7 ##### / #####:

http://tonymacx86.bl...x-107-lion.html
http://tonymacx86.bl...lion-using.html

As well as a 10.6 with ##### and ##### Legacy, the install is great (one minor Video driver issue, which I can fix once all is up and running :-p).

The problem, there is some issue with the IntelCPUPowerManagement, (NB: from memory here, I may have typed this wrong!!!), I am happy to try and capture logs etc, the problem is simple the CPU fan after #####, once the OS starts up shuts down :-(!!!

On a laptop this is always bad, as quickly the CPU will go into the protective thermal shutdown mode!!! This is a Vostro 1200:

http://asia.cnet.com...cs-42496180.htm

With 64bit Linux I had a few issues with APIC on these monsters, and I can not remember what flags I discovered to make it work, so with a blower / fan on / under the CPU all is happy, is there any software /boot flags / etc (I have googled without success so far) to set the fan on fn=3 on the boot flags seems to work well, is there the .plist equivalent to this?

Kind Regards,

Gun





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