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Sony Vaio VPCSB1X9E - mountain lion install (10.8.2)

vpcsb1X9E moutain lion 10.8.2

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deboopi

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Machine specs
Sony VPCSB1X9E specs
processor: Intel Core i5 2410M
Clockfrequency: 2.3GHZ
Chipset: Intel HM65
RAM: 8Gb
Memory type: DDR3
Mem clockfreq.: 1333 Mhz
GPU: AMD Radeon™ HD 6470M + Intel® HD Graphics
Network: Realtek PCIe GBE
WLAN : Intel WiFi Link 1000BGN


Extra
Installed a 256GB an CZ Vertex4 in the dvd bay

Changed bios :
  • boot from external
  • boot from dvd
  • boot from hd


I already had a look at these links
http://www.tonymacx8...series-svs.html
http://www.insanelym...o-sasb-vpcsasb/

But one talks about Lion and the other one needs setups done from a Mac and bios modification.
I was able to set it up on the second partition from the SSD (primary partition) while booting from usb
installation mentioned hereafter


Installed from
File OS X 10.8.2 Install USB.rar from the piratebay

The Readme of this usb install reads

If you need, use TransMac to delete kexts which are causing problems (System/Library/Extensions)
and delete kernelcache (System/Library/Caches/com.apple.kext.caches/Startup)
http://www.asy.com/scrtm.htm

If boot stops right before reaching the installer, or graphics aren't working right, delete video kexts:
ATI = ATI*
Intel = AppleIntelHD* and AppleIntelSNB*
nVidia = GeForce* and NVDA*


When deleting those kexts and kernelcache I can install ML on my vaio, I can boot but no mouse.
This is because I'm using a Logitech Anywhere MX wireless mouse which needs to be installed afterwards.
When plugging a wired serial mouse in the first USB port sometimes I can use the mouse

But I have no wifi, I know the problem with the intel link 100 so i already ordered an Atheros AR9287.
But I'd like to have a ootloader installed and so on, so I'm still looking for someone who has already installed
Mouutain Lion on the same machine or something that's very close to it.

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I am moving this topic to the proper location: notebooks.

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