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  1. I am curious. The DSDT you have that does not allow for firewire... personally, I do not use firewire so I do not care if it works or not. So other than no firewire, does all else function correctly? Sleep & wake, reboot, sound? If so, could you post that DSDT here for us? And would your DSDT require a i7 CPU, or can it be used with i5? Also, does the turbo overclocking mode work?
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    Netgear WNDA3100 (Atheros AR9001U)

    OrangeWare is PowerPC only; not Intel compatible. Not going to help anyone: Not likely Definitely. Go check the HCL wiki. If you want real native 802.11n 2.4/5ghz support, I'd check into an MP2W adapter card and an original Apple BCM94322MC/BCM94321MC mini PCIe card pulled from a Macbook.
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    ASUS P5GC-MX/1333 Sleep issue

    There is a jumper on the motherboard, which is referenced in your motherboard's manual, for USB/PS2 5v power during sleep. Move from pins 1,2 to 2,3 and sleep will work.
  4. I already posted the basics in the wiki, but I just wanted to add in that I've installed 10.5.5 onto this system using iATKOS i5 and everything appears to be working well except sleep. I'm using the 9.5.0 voodoo kernel, have legacy USB disabled and S3 enabled in the BIOS, but when I click sleep, the system appears to go to sleep but wakes up again about 2 seconds later as if nothing had ever happened. Anyone have experience with that or a solution? EDIT: There is a PS2_USBPWR jumper on the motherboard near the bottom, above the USB pins, that is set to 1-2 (Off) by default. I moved the jumper over to 2-3 (On) to enable USB keyboard wakeup and its corresponding BIOS entry, and now my sleep works!
  5. I could be wrong, but I think no one is willing to help you because you're an ass.
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    X1800XT yay or nay?

    Not to go Monkish on you, but for what it's worth, the proper spelling of your title would be "yea or nay"
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    Best Mini PCI wireless card that works?

    BCM4309 chipset seems to be the best. 802.11a/b/g support with signal strength meter shown in the menu bar; OS X detects as Airport Extreme. RaLink RT2500 chipset supports 802.11b/g and works perfectly as well, but you will not be able to use the built-in signal strength meter; however it comes with its own application to compensate (which doesn't have to be run continuously).
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    10.4.3 broadcom wireless effort

    The 4320 isn't supported. Only the RT2500 from RaLink (using RaLink's new drivers) and the Broadcom 4306 (some) and 4309 chipset cards work. Well my ethernet is not detected, so I know that causes problems with the 1450 having no working signal strength meter, showing up as an "airport extreme" in the system profiler but as "built-in ethernet" in the network settings, etc... but doesn't the 80211 kext have to be there in order for wireless to work?
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    Ralink RT2500 chipset PCI beta driver

    It could be your cardbus isn't supported by OS X; not many are. Do you have any other pc cards you could try?
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    10.4.3 broadcom wireless effort

    I'm still wondering why I need to run iStumbler but you and others are able to use the built-in OS X software... Does your wired ethernet work?
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    10.4.3 broadcom wireless effort

    UPDATE I got wireless working after all. I formatted and reinstalled OS X 10.4.3 8F1099. It worked at first (by allowing me to select which access point during setup and then browse the web, but the signal meter was non-functional), but of course it did not survive the reboot. However, I installed iStumbler and it came back to life! It does show up as a built-in ethernet device, but it allows me to change all those options freely. The signal meter of course still does not function, but you can use the one in iStumbler. Also you must leave iStumbler running at all times, but that is a small price to pay for working wireless in .3. I am wondering, however, why some users are getting built-in complete compatibility, while others such as myself need to use third-party programs or other "hacks". Long story short, I can confirm that the Dell TrueMobile 1450 does indeed work in OS X 10.4.3.
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    10.4.3 broadcom wireless effort

    Okay, I just installed my Dell Truemobile 1450 today in 8F1111 with the 80122 kext added. It was detected as an Airport Extreme, but it said the link was down and I could not make it turn on. I played around with the airport commands in the terminal and then tried using iStumbler, and somewhere between the two, it grabbed an IP from the DHCP server as the built-in ethernet card. Everything worked fine, although the LED was not lit. After I rebooted, it no longer worked. Then things started randomly crashing, so I decided to format and reinstall. I installed 8F1099 and the LED lit up upon the first boot, it asked me which network to connect to, so I chose mine and it worked for a few minutes, and then the LED shut off once again. After that, I could not make it work. I have rebooted several times, but to no avail. Also, the airport commands no longer work in the terminal, assuming I'm typing them right. It says it cannot find such a command as "airport". At any rate, I do have an airport icon in the menu, but it says not configured and will not show up in the network panel. All I get is "built-in ethernet" (my real built-in ethernet card is not detected) and it will not grab an IP, nor will it function with a manual IP. The radio simply doesn't turn on.
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    10.4.3 broadcom wireless effort

    I don't think it's possible with the TrueMobile 1300 (yet). You'll need the 1450, I believe.
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    10.4.3 broadcom wireless effort

    My previous posts on this thread explain that; I originally had a miniPCI Broadcom 4306, which of course no longer functions in 10.4.3. I just bought a miniPCI RT2500 chipset based card to replace it with, which didn't work either. The RaLink driver didn't load, the RaLink utility didn't detect a card, the system profiler shows no PCI cards or airport cards. Then I discovered (stupid me) that I must have accidentally deleted the IO80211family.kext before (And no, I'm running build 8F1099, not 8F1111). So I added that kext in, but no luck still. Reinstalled the RaLink driver (several versions) but no luck there either. The card isn't even detected. So I'm wondering if my miniPCI bus isn't functioning in 10.4.3 anymore. Any chance of that? ---------------- By the way, the reason I'm posting in this thread is because I've got a Broadcom 4309 coming in the mail next week and I'm wanting to figure out ahead of time if that is even going to work if my RaLink card isn't being detected.
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    10.4.3 broadcom wireless effort

    Okay well I put in kext but it's a no-go. The card isn't detected at all. Nothing shows up under PCI cards or Airport. Utility says no device. The kext will load if I force it with the terminal, but it doesn't do anything. Is it possible that 10.4.3 doesn't have the correct PCI drivers for my laptop...? I'm not quite understanding where the problem is now. -- Although I believe I know why the USB Belkin wifi adapter never worked mysteriously... I didn't know that IO80211 kext was missing until last night; kind of important.