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  1. Glad you were able to use it, but I got rid of that laptop a long time ago and haven't tried anything afterwards.
  2. It seems like your thinkpad has the keyboard and mouse hooked up through the PS2 configuration. This is how it was on my VAIO. Make sure you install the PS2Keyboard.kext under customization when you're setting it up. I haven't used JAS before, but I know it's available on iPC 10.5.6 FF5. Hope you're able to get it working.
  3. I just can't figure out what all goes into getting sleep to work. I originally thought it was the ACPI kexts but come to find out USBMassStorage.kext also somehow controls sleep? So, what are the kexts that control sleep? I can't for the life of me get sleep to work on my Sony VAIO TZ150N. When I push Sleep the display turns off but the hard drive and the fans and LED's stay on. I can't bring the screen back up, so I have to hard reset it. I've tried numerous patches just to see if they would work and I think I go through so many I can't keep track of them. I guess I would like to know what are the steps that people used to get theirs working? Do you just keep trying, changing HEX values randomly? There has to be some sort of process one could go through to get it working. If I figure it out I'll be sure to post a detailed guide, but as of right now I don't know how to get started. So, either a starting point to getting this working with my own kexts developed or if someone already has kexts that work on the VAIO's, I'd take that as well.
  4. So I just got in my Sony VAIO TZ 150N laptop and I have to say I love the thing, what I obviously hate is Windows (especially Vista) so I searched but couldn't really find too many threads to show a walk through of how to install 10.5.5 or 10.5.6 on it, so I set out to do it on my own. I'm not going to go into my setup, because with all the testing I have 5 partitions on my HDD (1 Windows and 4 Leopard), but here is what I got to work so far. Step one: Get iPC 10.5.6 obviously ; ) (I recommend FF5 Final) 2: DO NOT change anything from the stock configuration in the BIOS, leave everything as it is. 3: Boot up iPC installation. Note: I've tried it with -v -x and everything, but it works fine without any commands, so just let it boot up normally. 4: If you need to format your HDD or partition do that through Disk Utility then select the correct HDD or partition and click "Continue" 5: Click on "Customize" to customize the installation and select these options: a: Intel GMA950 b: LegacyAppleIntelPIIXATA c: Azalea Audio d: Under Power Management > Power Package and Clamshell e: PS/2 Keyboard Fix (make sure not to select PS/2 Mouse) f: SMBIOS Resolver g: OSx86 Tools Then click on to install it (you can skip the DVD check). After it is finished and it restarts, eject the CD and push type in -f to make sure all the kexts are loaded up. Go through the registration screen as you normally would. When it boots up you'll have noticied that the screen only takes up 2/3 of the screen. To fix this restart the computer and go into BIOS and you'll see an option for "Screen Stretch", set this option to YES, now when you boot into Leopard you'll see the correct resolution already selected. To get the battery meter working, open up System Preferences, go to Power, click on Show All then Options and select "Show in Menubar" and now you have your battery display with the correct reading! OpenGL/Quartz GL: Go to Applications and open OSx86 Tools, click on Enable/Disable Quartz GL and click Enable. Enter password and reboot. What works out of the box: Bluetooth! What isn't working right now: Ethernet Wifi (I ordered an Apple Airport Extreme BCM 4321 that should be here in a couple days) Headphone/Audio Proper sleep (the display turns off when you close the lid, but won't come back on). Memory Card Reader I will hopefully have everything working soon enough, I don't know how many people actually have a TZ but it's a beautiful computer that is only made complete with OS X. Hopefully this guide will help other Sony people as well. I will be updating this as I go on. If you have another Sony laptop and need help you can PM me and I'll try to help. Thanks and Happy Modding!
  5. I wouldn't imagine so, it's not like Windows 7 has some crazy boot needs. Just follow the same guides as for Windows Vista...you should be fine ; )
  6. Installing MacOS X on VAIO SZ650N

    how are you trying to install iAtkos? Do you go in with -v or -x or -vx?
  7. Installing MacOS X on VAIO SZ650N

    I just ordered myself a TZ series because I want to have a subnotebook Mac and Apple refuses to make one. All us Sony people are sort of in the same boat, but don't get discouraged! I would recommend starting out with iAtkos or iDeneb and go from there. Its a learning process (well more of a trial and error process), but when it all starts working you'll feel amazed.
  8. .mkv on Apple TV?

    Wow, I can't believe how easy it is to get MKV's to play on aTV after reading these posts. Here's what I did to get it all to work. Download Perian 1.1.3 Download MPEG Streamclip (you can find it on Apple's downloads and it's Freeware!) You need Perian, because MPEG Streamclip won't open up MKV files without it. Apparently it hooks into the framework somehow to allow Streamclip to open it up. So, after you open up MPEG Streamclip, you click File -> Open... and select your MKV file. It takes about 5minutes on my 1.6 Macbook Air. I'm assuming it has to read the complete file before actually opening it up (oh, and these files average about 4.3GB). Afterwards, I just click File -> Save As... and then select MP4 format. It takes about 3-4 minutes on mine to save it as an MP4, but after that it's good to go. You can import it in to iTunes and it plays. I don't know if you can stream it from another computer to aTV though, I just copy all my stuff over to an external HDD and run it from ATVFiles on there. Hope this helps somebody out. The quality looks to be amazing, and I haven't had any problems with it yet. The file size is about 1GB smaller than the MKV, but I haven't noticed it being because of a quality issue (hopefully just better compression). Thanks!
  9. I really like my Dell Hackintosh but I'm looking to get a larger screen and decided to go for a Macbook Pro. I'm looking for a 15.4 or 17 inch. PM or email me what you have. I will offer some cash on top if the trade is worth it. My Dell is in near perfect condition. I'll reinstall OSX also with whatever you want before I ship it out. I'm looking to get $700 OBO if someone wants to purchase it straight up. Everything on it works except the Ethernet port (since there's no kext for the 59xx), fingerprint scanner, and memory card reader. Specs: Core 2 Duo 1.83 GHz 2GB RAM 120GB HDD Bluetooth Wifi Remote (WORKS!!!) Slot Loading CD/R/RW/DVD/R/RW 1.3MP Camera Altec Speakers (I think) All in all it's a great computer. Thanks!
  10. [GUIDE] Leopard on an XPS 1330/1530

    Great tutorial, here's how I got everything to work! My specs real quick: Dell XPS m1330 (obviously!) Core 2 Duo 1.83GHz 2GB RAM 160GB SATA X3100 Graphics Dell W1395 Bluetooth Anyway, here's my steps: 1: Disable AHCP in BIOS 2: Using iATKOS v4i, loaded it up using -v (it was the only way I could get it to load) 3: Setup the partition just like in the first post (GPUID) 4: On Customize option, selected 9.4.0 Kernel and SATA under system, then installed, when restarted booted up with -x to go through original setup. 5: Downloaded the LeoAHCP.zip at the top and followed the instructions to copy that over. 6: Installed Chameleon EFI off OSx86 Tools and then checked Repair Permissions, Set Extensions Permissions, and Clear Extensions Cache. 7: Rebooted and changed the BIOS settings back to AHCP then started up with -x again. 8: Downloaded DellPackage 0.3.3 and ran that. 9: Selected to install X3100, Dell W1395 wireless, Sigmatel 9228 for sound, then installed them. 10: Then I ran Repair Permissions and then deleted ONLY AppleIntelFrameBuffer.kext. 11: I restarted the computer, it came on then went black and I pushed the power button and waited 2 seconds and it showed full 1280x800. I just had to click cancel on the Shutdown/Restart/Sleep/Cancel dialog box. That's how mine is working right now. No SleepDisplay apps running or anything special. Let me know if this works for anyone else! And if you have any questions let me know! EDIT: Nevermind, for some reason it worked a couple times but not anymore...weird. But I did put in the SleepDisplayScript.app mod and it works just fine now. I'm just happy to be running full graphics...oh so happy!