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  1. MSI X-SLIM 340

    Update. We can forget about 5100AGN wi-fi ever work in a way of hard coding. That's why it was changed on Atheros (price 10$ for used) and now working as original (no additional kexts or fixes). I got x4500 kext (don't ask where I got it because I gave a word not to post it anywhere.) And now it's fully working. I installed Lion on it but can get QE in Lion in a way that x4500 kexts not compatible with GL Framework (only native resolution). Here is a video of fully working 10.6.7 on x340
  2. MSI X-SLIM 340

    No and doubt that it will work in future as GMA 4500. Just only way it's to change wi-fi card with compatible broadcom.
  3. Snow Leopard on G31TM-P35 (G31TM-P21)

    Sleep not work. need to copy all kext from empire cd to extra folder of chameleon. Wjthout this kext it's not working. What distro did you use?
  4. Okey. 2 days ago my old mobo completely died and instead to change it I decided to completely renew my PC. I had AMD in past and now decide to buy Intel in a way of easy Mac OS X install. My AMD fully worked on 10.5.8 but all updates drive me crazy for replacing new kexts after each applied. And I bought G31TM-P35 the difference between G31TM-P21 is "overclocking" blah blah blah. I thought that install of Snow will be easy but it was mistake. I stuck on boot and can't even get installation menu of OS X. Reading a huge amount of topics my hope to get all working lost! People write: how to make sound or lan working but more big problem is how to install and boot it. Okey now we starting and tell you a secret - It's fast and really easy Configuration: Intel Core 2 Quad Q8200 MSI G31TM-P35 (testing on P25 too) 2GB Hunix 800 MHZ 2xATA DVD 2xATA HDD 1XSATA HDD GeForce 7950GT For easiest install it's better to have a separate HDD (untouched) with Windows and installed Macdrive 8 (google it) to add kext to installed Mac HDD. In the beginning you need Snow Leo retail disk (10A432) but I used repacked snow leopard dvd5 mbr DVD (google it) because it's only 4.5gb and can be install on MBR partition (has *.dmg filetype - rename it in .iso and burn with any soft). Then download EFI Empire (only with this Msi mobo can boot - in zip). And download EASEUS Partition Manager 3.5 (install it in Win and create boot cd disk for partitioning in dos). Download all important files: http://www.mediafire.com/?jtjjwgxmymm http://rapidshare.com/files/374486663/MSI_G31TM-PXX.zip.html Installation will be done on empty HDD. HINT: If you want to install SL on disk with another existing OS begin with STEP 2. Installation on empty HDD (do all on you own risk): 1. Burn Empire on CD and Snow Leo on DVD. Delete all partition (if exist) on HDD (HDD for SL) with FDISK also it can be done with XP installation CD or CD boot created with EASEUS Partition Manager (I can't guaranty that boot will work if you install SL on HDD with another OS as if in most cases it should be first partition to boot corrrect). 2. Press "Del" on start and go in bios. Enable "HPET", save&exit. 3.Boot with EASEUS Partition Manager CD and create primary partition (file system NTFS or FAT32 for been visible in disk utility) with size as you wish for Snow Leopard and apply. Restart. Prees F11 on boot and select DVD -> Insert empire boot CD and hit enter when it booted you see boot loader -> eject CD and insert Snow Leopard DVD, press F5 and wait until you see you install DVD -> choose it. When it loaded in install menu go to "disk utility" select your created partition -> go to tab ERASE, select - format: Mac OS Extended (Journaled) and hit erase. When complete close "disk utility" and continue to install. In customize menu uncheck: printer, languages, X11. Continue. Can pop-up message with "Some components can't be installed or smth like this" forget and continue. When install is complete PC reboot (installation can be successful or not but it's no mean). 4. Insert Empire Cd and boot with it again and choose partition on which you installed Snow Leopard. If everything done correct you boot in Snow. Pass registration and you in Snow now. 5. Now making SL boot without CD. (Before install recommend you to apply all updates from apple, including 10.6.3) Install Chameleon 3RC, then 4RC (in zip) Copy SMBios.plist to root on your HDD and all files from extra folder to extra folder on your hdd. (SMBios.plist and Extra folder in zip) Install VoodooHDA.kext and video kexts (if you have Nvidia 6xxx or 7xxx series) with Kext Helper (in zip) Restart PC. Remove CD and press F11 on boot -> select OS X HDD. If everything done correct you'll see bootloader, select OS X disk and boot. IMPORTANT. Everything works fine: LAN, SOUND, ATA, SATA, VIDEO in 32bit. In 64bit got Kernel Panic with VoodooHDA (64bit kext was used) and video non working too. My Core 2 Quad Q8200 identify all 4 cores in 32/64bit mode.
  5. MSi G31TM-P21 - DO NOT TRY

    Can somebody to post normal instruction STEP BY STEP for snow leopard with uploaded or linked (used) kexts for installation and booting -- instead of writing "I MADE THIS I MADE THAT" --??? Thanks
  6. MSI X-SLIM 340

    Patch work only in 32bit mode. But if not be so lazy you can notice my message "A good update for x4500." оn -5- page that could work in all 32 and 64 bit mode since booting and much better then this patch.
  7. MSI X-SLIM 340

    Only way out is to install 10.6.x. Because long boot time can't be fixed. I tried a lot of advices and read a huge amount of topics but boot time was very long until I installed 10.6.2 and everything changed - boot time very quick now.
  8. MSI X-SLIM 340

    Yes, bluetooth with touchpad cover. Not comfortable for arm very slim.
  9. MSI X-SLIM 340

    Touchpad works for me with ApplePS2Controller.kext. Sound, touchpad, battery work perfect in 32/64 Bit modes. Remove video patch and use chameleon modification boot file (1366x768 now from boot). Youtube video and DivX ordinary files playing more smoothly. Your touchpad kext not work for me and it based on original windows driver (bad corner scrolling) it's better use arrows up/down/left/right button for scrolling (I use Apple Magic Mouse).
  10. MSI X-SLIM 340

    Touchpad - full scrolling not - not work
  11. MSI X-SLIM 340

    A good update for x4500. Today I found a solution to use native resolution (1366x768) without patched kext. Why is it better? 1: fast screen loading (no 2 times blinking blue screen) 2: You tube video (not hd) playing now smoothly and divx video without lagging in Quicktime 7 (in Quicktime 10 lagging) 3: Working with both 32 and 64 bit modes. Bellow I attached files for applying. How to use: 1:Copy Folder extensions from extra folder and extensions.mkext (your Snow Leo disk) to safe place 2:Install chameleon RC4 3:Copy files from step 1 back to Extra folder 4:Launch show hidden files file from folder "SHOW/HIDE files" and remove boot file from root 5:Copy boot file from folder "x64 ViDEO boot" to root (replace deleted one) Restart Now we use VESA mode from startup x4500.zip
  12. MSI X-SLIM 340

    Patch (full resolution only work in 32bit mode). If you know how to run it in 64 bit explain how and post kexts here. By default Snow works in 64 bit. To boot it in 32 bit at chameleon boot loader - press TAB/select disk with snow leo/ type -x32 and hit enter. System will boot in 32bit. Or you can edit your file com.apple.boot.plist by adding arch=x86_32 (located in \extra\ folder). It looks like: <key>Kernel Flags</key> <string>arch=x86_32</string>
  13. MSI X-SLIM 340

    try to use kext in 32bit mode Picasa 3 is good analog of iPhoto
  14. MSI X-SLIM 340

    I gave you kext for PS2 touchpad wich works for me. I see the people blow your mind with Mac OS X. Can smbd explain me why you use half-working OS X??? (usb wi-fi dongle and etc....) I've made it just for fun, when drivers came maybe I'll use it, but I doubt that video driver will be done soon and it can play HD good. As good example my HP with 7400Go lagging with 720p wmv and mkv despite on acceleration enable. Even flash video on youtube lagging with video patch on msi... For people who don't have external usb or hdd, I'll advise to wait for all drivers and then to install it. As for me windows 7 not worse than os x and sometimes even better ). I just want to say that don't hurry, wait for driver and then install it. I can play full HD wmv on msi in win7 and it tells a lot..
  15. MSI X-SLIM 340

    Sleep not work in cause of video acceleration's absence.