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Hi.
When I boot my USB with Mavericks installation, in Disk Utility I can't find my drive (both in ATA and RAID mode).
Unfortunatly my BIOS hasn't AHCI mode (it's a Dell computer), and so I can't install it. Last year I had the same problem with ML and I remember I have solved it by adding a .kext file in the system/library/estension folder of my usb drive with ML installation. Which file do I have to add or how can I solve this problem?

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Try this one

 

ApplePCIIDE.kext for OSX Lion .zip

 

 

Anyway, if you have a Dell inspiron 620s

you can enable AHCI by flashing a mod bios

 

look here:

In Topic: Help to install MacOS X 10.7.3 on DELL Inspiron Lion 620s

 

See ya

 

PippoX0



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And do I have to boot with ATA or RAID mode?

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set bios to ATA IDE compatible mode.

That's it



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No. I have a XPS 8000. It' still possible flashing the BIOS?
Unfortunatly that kext doesn't work. I have also tried AHCIPortInjector and ATAPortInjector but they don't work.

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How do you boot with a kext? I currently stuck at "waiting for root device":

 

http://www.tonymacx8...html#post689909



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How do you boot with a kext? I currently stuck at "waiting for root device":

http://www.tonymacx8...html#post689909

I had this problem last year with ML but now I boot correctly without see my drive. I can't help you I'm not an expert sorry

Anyone can help me?

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Try this kext : http://www.insanelym.../166-achi-sata/



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Is the link correct? The pace reports me

Sorry, you don't have permission for that!

[#10870]
We could not find the file specified

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Yeah it is correct !


or here http://snk.to/f-ch9av35k



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Try this one
http://www.insanelym...ttach_id=111787
This kext should works 64 bit

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Unfortunatly both kext don't work. I have put them in the sistem library estension folder of my usb drive with Mavericks installation. Is this correct?

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Is possible to remove my disk from the computer and attach it via USB (I have a SATA-USB Dock)?

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I have installed it, but unfortunatly when I boot from the hard disk it reports me a stop-sign. How can i solve this problem?

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Is possible to remove my disk from the computer and attach it via USB (I have a SATA-USB Dock)?

yes,  :)



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I have installed it, but when I booted for the first ti è fronte the hard disk it repots me "still waiting for root device"... Even with -v -f usekernelcache=No ..Any solution? :(

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you may need the for the ATA drive to be recognize need kext IOATAFamily.kext 

 

check out this one. my Dell machine is similar to what you have

 

http://www.insanelym...dimension-9200/



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And how can I add it? If I boot from my USB drive I can't see the disk. Do I have to remove again the disk from the PC and connect it with SATA-USB Dock and then boot from the usb drive and add that file with the terminal from another usb in which I put the file from another PC?

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And how can I add it? If I boot from my USB drive I can't see the disk. Do I have to remove again the disk from the PC and connect it with SATA-USB Dock and then boot from the usb drive and add that file with the terminal from another usb in which I put the file from another PC?

you put it in usb drive /Extra/Extension, run myfix from myhack or disk ulitity to repair pemission then you boot from the usb again.



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So I copy from another computer the files in a usb drive, than I boot my USB stick with Mavericks installation, on Chamaleom I selection PS X Base System, I go to disk utility, I select my partitions OS X, I repair permission (how?), I boot again with the USB Stick but now on Chamaleon bootloader I select my partition OS X, I add the kext, and I will be apple to boot directly from my hard disk without errors.

Is it correct?





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