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About shameersyd

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  1. Installing MAC OS X ML on XPS 14 Ultrabook[HELP Required]

    Hi Zack, Thanks a lot buddy. Will try it. But can you please tell me what are packages over symlink? And after this should I not install fakesmc or will chimera do it? Thanks again Regards
  2. Installing MAC OS X ML on XPS 14 Ultrabook[HELP Required]

    As far as I can find, I do not see a XPS 14z in either dell USA or dell India. But here's my config : Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235 and Bluetooth 4.0 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i7-3517U processor (4M cache, up to 3.0 GHz , TPM) Backlit English Keyboard 14.0" HD+ (1600x900p) True Life Infinity Display with Skype-Certified Hi-Def Webcam 8GB DDR3 1600MHz (8GBx1) 128GB mSATA 500GB 5400RPM Hard Drive Intel HD 4000 NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 630M with 1GB GDDR5 VRAM (Optimus) 69 WHr 8-Cell Battery Please help me out with this. Thanks in advance buddy. Regards
  3. Installing MAC OS X ML on XPS 14 Ultrabook[HELP Required]

    Hi Zack, Yes, the 14z is different for XPS 14. Basically 14z is inspiron and the other one is XPS 14 ultrabook. Here are the links - Inspiron 14z Ultrabook - http://www.dell.com/us/p/inspiron-14z-5423/pd?~ck=mn&~ck=mn XPS 14 Ultrabook - http://www.dell.com/us/p/xps-14-l421x/pd.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=dhs&~ck=mn Mine is the XPS 14. In the GUI mode the farthest I can get is - the apple logo keeps spinning and after some time a stop symbol appears in the middle of the screen, i.e., some error. In the verbose mode I always fail at some point which include failing to load some kexts. Tried deleting them but no success. It always stops at "still waiting for root device". Tried many boot flags and the smbios and boot.plist as mentioned above. Any ideas? Thanks & Regards
  4. Installing MAC OS X ML on XPS 14 Ultrabook[HELP Required]

    Hi artur I have tried many different combinations of kexts and boot flags but seem to get stuck at every point of time. Here are some basic doubts I have about the installation: 1)Should Intel Speedstep be enabled? I have tried both ways though 2)I am using the following boot.plist. Can you please confirm whether this is right? <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com...yList-1.0.dtd"> <plist version="1.0"> <dict> <key>EthernetBuiltIn</key> <string>Yes</string> <key>GUI</key> <string>No</string> <key>GraphicsEnabler</key> <string>No</string> <key>Kernel Flags</key> <string>npci=0x2000 root-dmg=file:///BaseSystem.dmg DarkWake=0</string> <key>Rescan</key> <string>Yes</string> <key>Timeout</key> <string>5</string> <key>USBBusFix</key> <string>Yes</string> <key>UseKernelCache</key> <string>No</string> </dict> </plist> 3)I am using the following smbios.plist <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com/DTDs/PropertyList-1.0.dtd"> <plist version="1.0"> <dict> <key>SMbiosversion</key> <string>MBP81.88Z.00A5.Bnn.yy11031449</string> <key>SMboardproduct</key> <string>Mac-94245A3940C91C80</string> <key>SMfamily</key> <string>MacBook Pro</string> <key>SMproductname</key> <string>MacBookPro8,3</string> <key>SMserial</key> <string>C02XXXXXXDF8V</string> </dict> </plist> Is everything right or should I make any changes? Thanks & Regards
  5. Installing MAC OS X ML on XPS 14 Ultrabook[HELP Required]

    Hi artur-pt, I have done removing all the kexts that were unnecessary. Now, when I am booting in verbose mode it restarts automatically as soon the DSDT and SSDT are identified. Looks like I have a problem with some part of my DSDT. I have extracted it in Ubuntu and also in Windows using aida64. I have patched the DSDT with snippets from this guide below : http://www.insanelym...-and-xps-m1730/ Now the only real problem left is the DSDT and SSDTs. Can you please help me in this regard? [i have tried various codes to prevent the BIOS from restarting but could not succeed.] Thanks
  6. Installing MAC OS X ML on XPS 14 Ultrabook[HELP Required]

    Ok. Will give this a try. But are you sure the ML installer will work fine with GraphicsEnabler=No cuz I have heard that ML needs the GraphicEnabler to be ON. Btw I have the intel HD 4000 in my laptop and also the nvidia GT630m on optimus.. Will give this a try and post the results. Thanks again
  7. Installing MAC OS X ML on XPS 14 Ultrabook[HELP Required]

    Thanks for the reply mate. Yes, I am already using that kext. I'll try deleting the kexts you have suggested.Do you want me to try installing through some distro and remove the kexts from that distro or should I do the changes to the original appstore ML? Which one would be a better choice? Thanks
  8. Hi Guys, I need your help in instaliing OS X ML on my dell xps 14 ultrabook. The system config is as follows : Intel Core i7 3517U @ 1.9GHz 8GB RAM and a sata HDD - 500GB I have tried various methods and have never succeeded to get to the installer in the first place. After lot of research and reading I have patched my DSDT, removed unnecessary kexts, booted using various flags but to no avail. The various methods I have tried but not limited to are ###### from tonymac's , myhack 3.1 and various distros like iAtkos, etc. I have also tried the generic way through chameleon bootloader 2.1 and patched my DSDT. I got stuck in the boot process itself and the most common error I received was "Still waiting for root device" I have tried various boot flags like USBBusFix=Yes PciRoot=1, etc. to fix that but never succeeded. Will greatly appreciate any help. Regards Shameer