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  1. Hi guys. Sometimes I am a complete noob, so I deleted two kexts from S/L/E and now my Asus Q200E laptop with OS X El Capitan boot hangs on kernel panic. I still can enter go through Clover to reach Recovery Mode and use Terminal, so I've put the two kexts on a USB pendrive and after some struggle I've managed to succefully copy them using Terminal, but the boot is still stuck on kernel panic. As I remember, these are the commands I've typed: mount -rw cp -a /Volumes/usb-stick/name.kext /Volumes/my-osx-drive/System/Library/Extensions Is there anything else I should do? Is anything wrong? Should I type some command else? For instance, should I type something to fix permissions and rebuild cache? Thanks a lot!
  2. Update: I have installed both BrcmFirmwareData.kext and BrcmPatchRAM2 following the instructions here first on S/L/E then on Clover/Kexts/10.11 folder on EFI partition and things are the same. Here is a new screenshot that adds more oddity to the situation: bluetooth panel says it is "discoverable" but when you hold Option key and click on the bluetooth icon on menu it says it is NOT discoverable.
  3. Hi, guys. I’m facing a problem with a wifi/bluetooth combo card. I bought this PCI-e 1X adapter and a BCM943224PCIEBT2 (BCM43224) card, which is a common module on Macbook Air models from 2010 up to 2012. The items were bought separately, and when they both arrived I installed on a PCIe slot of my machine running OSX 10.11.5 (El Capitan) and connected the mandatory micro usb port of the module on a USB port on the back of my Gigabyte motherboard using the provided cable. The wifi is fully recognised and works effortlessly and though the bluetooth module is present on the Preferences Pane and on OSX menu bar, it simply doesn’t recognise my Magic Trackpad and Magic Keyboard (they both are recognised by my Macbook Pro). I tried to make it recognise something else (an AirTracks bluetooth headphone), but it was to no avail. Strangely, there is a unknown device which appears on the bluetooth panel which I have no idea what it is (it is not mine for sure, it could be from a neighbour or it simply could be an error, since it doesn’t recognise my Apple devices which are in front of it). This unknown device is shown with the Magic Mouse icon, but it doesn’t connect too and it is not shown on the Magic Mouse portion of the Pref Pane. I installed Sierra and Mavericks on a separate partition to verify if it was not simply an El Capitan issue, but it worked the same way on both: wifi fully working, bluetooth present on Preferences Panel, but nothing is recognised. I’m already providing the System Information screenshots showing the wifi, bluetooth and USB Hub info for you to check what is possibly wrong here. My setup is made of an Intel i7 4770 on a Gigabyte Z97M-D3H with 16Gb of ram (2x8 HyperX modules) and OSX installed on a SanDisk SDSSDA240G. I’m using Intel onboard graphics. Can you guys help solve this issue? Thanks a lot!
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    Toshiba Laptop Success Stories?

    After some failed installations, OSX 10.4.8 JAS SSE3 Intel Oly (resseed) [semthex kernel] is running on my Toshiba A105-S4211 with some minor issues to my daily basis use. The results are: Centrino Core Duo (T2050) 1.6GHZ (recognized as 2.4GHz Intel Core Duo) 80 GB SATA [1st partition (10GB): WinXP SP2/2nd partition (10GB): OSX 10.4.6/3rd partition (60GB): Data and documents] 512MB DDR2 RAM with Intel GMA950 video (running on full native resolution) Realtek ALC861 (some issues using Apple Azalia trick: only one sound at a time - I mean, if music is playing, no OS sound alerts, and vice-versa. Besides, some annoying loops appear on track change using iTunes) Pionner DVD-RW Drive DVR-K16A (some issues: disc finishing never finishes. You have to force closing of the burning software.) Ethernet Intel PRO100 VE, Firewire, internal modem, PCMCIA/Express Cards (not tested) Intel Pro/Wireless 3945ABG 802.11a/b/g (not working - so, I use D-LINK DWL-G122 Rev. B1 from my desktop computer, and then wireless internet runs on OSX) S-video out (not working) USB (works if you DO NOT use 10.4.8 USB patch on JAS DVD reesed) There was no way to get dual-boot using Chain0 trick. The only thing left was to use Acronis Disk Director and install the boot manager to handle Windows/OSX dual-boot. The only 2 things that make me a little bit bothered are the built-in wi-fi, which does not work at all, and the sound channel issues - the loops and cracks are reasonably boring when they appear.
  5. I´ve tried clicking everything on my keyboard. Nothing happens.
  6. First, I´m trying to install OS X86 10.4.6 GoatsecXDVD on this notebook: ---------- Toshiba A105-S4211: Centrino Core Duo 1.6 Ghz (T2050), 512 MB RAM, 80 GB SATA (only HD available, of course. partitions are: #1 WinXP/#2 FAT32 for DATA only/#3 OSX with 10 GB), Intel Graphics GMA950 (Intel 945GM chipset), IntelPro Wireless 3945ABG, DVD-RW Drive, Realtek Sound. ---------- I´ve already tried two different ways of installing it, regarding boot manager options. I will resume boot at the same time, pointing the diferences of boot using brackets. I installed Acronis on WinXP to use its boot manager (other installations without using it ended with a HFS+ partition error on boot). Installed the 10.4.6 OS X86 (using the following patches 10.4.4 SSE3 kernel only, common Wireless drivers, 10.4.5 and 10.4.6 update patches) and everything went really fine. On reboot, I select OSX partition using Acronis boot loader. It boots the OSX, showing that messages running fast across the screen and then, nothing more happens. The laptop simply stays whit a black screen and nothing more. I tried to disable Dual Core processing, but it goes the same way on boot. When I install this OSX DVD without Acronis I can go further on the messages running across on screen if I use an external monitor, instead of the laptop LCD. But then, instead of the black screen, I got a screen full of rectangles and squares. I don´t know what to do anymore. I´ve had success with OSX 10.4.5 installation only on my AMD Athlon64 3000 (ASUS K8N motherboard) desktop, using different hard disks to WinXP and OSX...it runs so smooth that it´s just unbelievable it installs on an AMD desktop and does nothing after boot in an Intel notebook. If someone can point my errors, give me some tips and advices I will be really grateful. I really wanna use OS X86 on my Toshiba notebook. Thanks a lot and Happy New Year!