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  1. SleepingPanda

    [GUIDE] HP Mini 110

    I have the exact same netbook and I was easily able to install Leopard on it. With bios F.16. You just need the dsdt.aml file. I also have wifi working.
  2. Ok. I'll give it a shot. I very much appreciate your help, thank you. I just hope I don't mess this up. Edit: Tried it. Still doesn't stay unmounted.
  3. Ohh. Thanks! I get it now. Would it be safe to reformat the EFI partition using this method but without reinstalling SL again? I can't imagine going through all that again and reinstalling everything.
  4. Thank you for this wonderful guide! It worked almost perfectly for me on my p5q-e board but since I didn't have an SL install available to make the Extensions.mkext cache file, I just left it out and booted with the -f flag. I also used more specific kexts in my E/E folder. Edit: I also had to use a modified BIOS to get the initial install, but afterward I changed back to my original by using DSDT.aml file with the processor lines modified. (I use a C2Q) On a side-note, I'm not entirely happy with the EFI setup because permissions don't seem to work as they should on it and for reasons unknown, it won't stay permanently unmounted even after I almost perfectly followed this guide (and my alterations weren't even EFI related!). Also, most of the custom tools for repairing permissions and rebuilding extension caches and writing to the boot.plist weren't written to take advantage of EFI setups and have to be done manually (which can sometimes be a pain, but I've written handy scripts to do things such as that for me). On a good note, my video card (Radeon HD 4870 1GB) was recognized OOTB with QE/CI enabled. With the very minor inconveniences aside, I'm enjoying my perfect SL setup. Thank you very much, dougaa!
  5. This forum (or a simple google search) should provide you with the links to everything you'd need.
  6. SleepingPanda

    Dual Display with ATI 4870?

    I'm also looking for a solution for this. My card was automatically recognized and working out of the box with SL and QE/CI. I even tried adding the hex to the boot.plist and even that doesn't seem to change anything. I've tried EVOenabler and that hex method above and even various kexts from previous versions of OS X. Nothing seems to change it from mirroring to extended display, but my card scores pretty decently in OGL Extensions Viewer tests. I'm out of ideas and on the verge of giving up. Card: XFX Radeon HD 4870 XXX 1GB with dual DVI out ports connected to 2 DVI to VGA adapters then 2 CRTs.
  7. SleepingPanda

    HD4850 Dual Screens in SL?

    I'm having the same problem with my XFX 4870 1GB. 2 CRTs via DVI to VGA adapters and no Extended Desktop, only Mirroring. What's strange is my card was natively supported without having to configure anything. I didn't have to mess with any kexts as qe/ci was working 'out of the box'. And my card shows up correctly in system profiler. It just doesn't show that I have a 2nd display.
  8. SleepingPanda

    Ati readon 4870

    Yes, system profiler no longer shows whether you have qe/ci working because it wasn't needed in SL. The easiest way to see if you have qe/ci working is to start the chess app and try to move a chess piece. If that works you have qe/ci. Another easy way to tell is by adding a widget to your desktop and if it gives a cool water effect when you add it, then you have qe/ci working.
  9. Is this possible to do without an ethernet card installed? I'm asking since it(the UUID) seems to be bound to eth0. My netbook, HP Mini 110-1000 CTO, doesn't currently have a working kext for the ethernet card which deems it unusable. However, I do have a working wireless card. Is it possible to do this with that instead? Also, I don't seem to have an smbios.plist, or a PlatformUUID.kext or a UUID.kext. I've tried just downloading and running the app and inserting the generated UUID into the PlatformUUID.kext provided by another poster in this topic, but after doing this, I met the swift embrace of a kernel panic. Please understand that I'm new to all of this and spare me some of your patience. I'm not a complete imbecile, however, which affords me the rare ability to follow instructions! Edit: SOLVED I had to go to Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration and delete all the network related plists including preferences.plist and reboot to set my wifi card as eth0. After doing that, I was able to simply follow your instructions.
  10. After hours and hours of searching, reading and trying multiple wireless kexts that supposedly works, I found one that does. I've neatly zipped and uploaded it for you guys. Click Me After installing it, restart and hold down the wireless switch until you login, you should notice the light changing from blue to pink. This means it's working. After this go to network preferences and setup your wifi connection.
  11. OK! I managed to solve it. Here's what I did: In Disk Utility, I formatted a spare USB flash drive I had lying around to HFS+ journaled (regular MBR if you're wondering) then, I downloaded and installed Mac Drive on my desktop PC [Mac Drive allows you to read/write to HFS+ filesystems and also gave it the name "Files", Then, I downloaded someone else's compiled dsdt.aml for HP Mini 1000 series netbooks to my desktop PC and with the use of Mac Drive, I was able to copy that file to my (preformatted HFS+)USB flash drive and then connected that to my Mini 1000. I then booted to the Mac OS X installer and, under Utilities I started Terminal and then I ran these commands in Terminal: cd / cp /Volumes/Files/dsdt.aml /Volumes/MacbookMini/ Please note that "MacbookMini" was the name of the main partition on my Mini's hard drive. After doing this, I was able to continue the guide and I am now happy to say that I have Mac OS X on my HP Mini 110-1000 netbook computer. On a side-note, I still haven't gotten wireless or ethernet working.
  12. So after reinstalling OSX 20 times thinking it was something I was doing wrong, I checked the installation logs. Apparently, it can't properly create a dsdt.aml file even if I try to manually do it by going to the Chameleon2 installer in Utilities. The problem seems to be related to this error that shows at the end of the failed install:
  13. Really? Nobody knows? I've scoured these forums and nearly 10 others (including the Chameleon forums) with no solutions to this. I'm almost at the point of giving up on this.
  14. Same here. Can anyone detail how to go about doing this? Also, is having another Mac the only way to copy it to the root of the HDD? Mini 110-1000